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What I Ate “Weduesday”

Let’s jump right too it, okay? :)

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I decided to take kickboxing with my sister yesterday morning, so beforehand I had a Quest bar “cereal style” plus some coffee. It’s been month’s since I last took kickboxing, and I basically immediately felt sore after class. So many punches. So many kicks. I’m a little scared how I’m going to feel tomorrow.

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After coming home and getting ready for school, I had the second half of my breakfast which was some yogurt with pb2 and strawberries. A little while later I headed off to school for my only class of the day.


After school I came home ready for lunch. This picture is actually from my dinner last night since I had the same thing, but it’s Angela’s “Big Vegan Bowl“. It had spinach, carrots, avocado, cabbage, quinoa, roasted chickpeas, sweet potatoes, hemp seeds, and lots of hummus. Seriously, so so good. I don’t think I’ve tried a recipe of hers that I haven’t enjoyed. I still need to get her cookbook!


After work in the afternoon I came home and had some slices of banana bread topped with organic butter and nut butter. I had that pic X2 because I was hungry ;) I also had a small glass of almond milk on the side. In Sedona on our last night we ate at a cafe where everything was vegan, organic, and gluten-free and it was my favorite meal of the entire trip. I would go back to Sedona for that alone. After having their banana bread, I was determined to find a recipe similar to theirs. I searched for a vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free recipe and found *this one*. While it didn’t taste exactly like the bread we had in Arizona, it was still really good! We ate the whole loaf in three days if that says anything… ;)


I didn’t end up eating dinner until almost 8pm. I still wasn’t even that hungry then, but felt like I needed to eat something. I decided on a rice cake with 1/2 a mashed avocado topped with turkey, carrots + ranch, and an apple + sunflower seed butter. I’m all for “snacky” kind of plates for meals ;)


I always need to end my day with something sweet, so I tried a new salted caramel  frozen yogurt bar I found at Target. I love basically anything salted caramel flavor and this definitely didn’t disappoint.

Have a lovely day.




If adding chocolate to your oatmeal is wrong, I don’t want to be right.

I meant to get this post typed up last night, but that didn’t happen, so hope you don’t mind my lateness today :)

Onto the food!


oats with peanut butter and banana + coffee

There were definitely some chocolate chips on top of my oatmeal (as you can see), hence the title ;) Also, Peet’s K-cups are by far the best coffee I’ve had at home. Please go try them. No other coffee even comes close.


white bean kale veggie stew + 2 slices ezekiel bread with organic butter

My mom made a batch of Emily’s stew so I had some of that with my favorite bread of the moment. So good!


double chocolate chunk Quest “cereal”

Quest bars are still making a big appearance around here. They’re so addicting and make the perfect afternoon snack.


OSG’s pad thai + bagel with pb&j and organic butter

I made Angela’s pad thai for dinner last night for the first time and it was so delicious. I knew I couldn’t be full on just raw vegetables so I ate a toasted bagel along with it.

I didn’t end up eating until almost 8pm (I blame the time change) so no snack happened. A good day of eats overall though :)



London {the food}

I can’t lie: the food is one of my favorite parts of traveling. Sure by the end of the trip I miss my home cooked meals (and in this case tap water ;) ), but it’s fun to step away from your normal routine and try foods you wouldn’t normally eat on a daily basis. Calories totally don’t count on vacation, right?

The first meal I had in London was actually in the Heathrow Airport. Layna and I were starving since we had slept through the breakfast they’d served on the plane (oops). We stopped at a cute cafe called Costa.IMG_5366

I got a ham and cheese croissant and an iced soy latte. I don’t eat red meat on a normal basis, but it actually sounded really good and all the other pastries were sweet which didn’t sound good to me. The croissant was so good! I think I finished it in about 5 minutes because I was so hungry.

Later our first day I mentioned Monday that we ate at an Italian restaurant. We go to London and get Italian food. Makes sense ;) I wasn’t very hungry since I had just had breakfast a few hours before, so I got a bowl of butternut squash soup.get-attachment.aspx

It was pretty good, but after seeing everyone else’s pizza, I sort of regretted my decision ;)

Dinner the first night I got something I’ve never had and knew I had to try while in England:IMG_5472

Fish and chips! It was surprisingly really good.

That night we had to end our day with something sweet so we stopped by Haagen Dazs on our way back to our hotel. get-attachment.aspxI got cookies & cream and salted caramel. The caramel was SO good.

The next morning I had my favorite meal of the entire trip. We decided to eat at the same place where I had my fish & chips after seeing all the yummy pastries they had (I believe it was called Muriel’s Kitchen). When we went to be seated, the hostess asked us if we wanted to sit at the tables with the swings. Um, yes please!IMG_5476

The whole inside of that restaurant was the cutest. We all kept saying how we want our future houses to be decorated like that. IMG_5480

I ordered a fruit scone and a latte. It was seriously so amazing. I want another one. I was surprised it actually kept me full all morning long too.IMG_5486

One more picture from my breakfast because those swings were so cool.

For lunch the second day we decided that we had to eat at a pub while we were there.IMG_5537

The inside reminded us of MacLaren’s if you’re a How I Met Your Mother fan. IMG_5541

I ordered a roasted squash salad. I figured I should get some vegetables in somewhere ;)

After lunch it was time for the concert! We ate dinner at the O2 since they have a ton of restaurants and we all decided on pizza. I didn’t take any pictures but I did make sure to take a picture of our dessert :)


Hot fudge brownie sundae please. The line to for the Tube was so long since that’s how everyone got to the concert, so we decided to hang back and drown our post concert depression selves in dessert until the line cleared up.

A few other meals I had:IMG_5659

veggie plate for breakfast our last morning 


panini and “chips” for lunch at the airport before our flight took off

All-in-all the food was pretty good in London. It’s really not all that different from America. Now where can I find one of those scones in the States… ;)