Prescribed Eats, But Still Yummy & Fun!

FOOD

I alluded during my last post to participating in a healthy eating program.  I swear I looked at it for months before deciding to jump in and try it out – and did so mainly due to two friends (AD and C) and seeing how balanced they’ve been.  Truth be told – since going back to school my dinners of Wheat Thins, hummus, and wine have reached epic proportions, and I could use some resetting of what constitutes a balanced meal.  With less wine.

So, I’m doing a portion control program called 21 Day Fix that basically dumbs down eating into categories – and you just fill the little tubs and eat the number of tubs based on your weight.  I have to say – makes it easy- though I realize I often don’t eat enough – especially when I take out the daily wine!

Here’s some pics of the plenty of eats over the last week!  I did have some wine (and a beer) this weekend, though they were accounted for.  Also – my OneNote document of eating plans!

planning ahead
planning ahead
tempeh taco salad
tempeh taco salad
stir fry veggies
stir fry veggies
the containers full of good foods!
the containers full of good foods!
soup
soup
my daily smoothie - water, vanilla extract, strawberries, and brown rice powder
my daily smoothie – water, vanilla extract, strawberries, and brown rice powder

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toast with hummus, tomato, cucumbers, and dill
toast with hummus, tomato, cucumbers, and dill

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yes...I actually like plain oats
yes…I actually like plain oats
make-at-work stuffed bells!  Steam a whole pepper, and fill with pre-cooked brown rice and pinto beans!
make-at-work stuffed bells! Steam a whole pepper, and fill with pre-cooked brown rice and pinto beans!
tofu sammich!
tofu sammich!

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dinner out - roasted shrooms, zucc noodles, spinach, asparagus, and spicy tomato sauce.
dinner out – roasted shrooms, zucc noodles, spinach, asparagus, and spicy tomato sauce.

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yes...D and I still send each other smoothie selfies....
yes…D and I still send each other smoothie selfies….

 

FITNESS

Oh wow – all the workouts, all the time!  Lot’s of workout videos, runs, and yoga.

Apologize for the sweaty selfies – it’s part of the group that motivates each other!

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so, it's the 3 of us taking a long walk around the neighborhood!
so, it’s the 3 of us taking a long walk around the neighborhood!

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LIFE

Well, 9 days of travels, time spent (more than I would have liked) at the Chinese embassy in DC, a great party for a friend having a baby, and a night out with some great friends too.

M, me, and J!  Such a great night and so glad I know these guys.
M, me, and J! Such a great night and so glad I know these guys.

Add to that the first roller coasters of the year (me and R!)

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we won SO many tickets!
we won SO many tickets!

 

Morning pics and cats!

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warm day outside, snuggled up and reading
warm day outside, snuggled up and reading
not sure that's comfy, but she was purring....
not sure that’s comfy, but she was purring….

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So – Ginny clearly decided I’m done studying for the night, so I’m totally OK with going to bed now…..’night all!

 

 

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RunCrissieRun

I am a 43 year old busy career mom & full time student who is attempting to find her inner athlete, be a vegan in a non-vegan household, and find a way to balance it all without going crazy! I love to cook, read, run, do yoga, travel, and learn as many new things as I can - which often gets me in trouble.... I am passionate about life in general, and if I didn't write about it, I'd probably implode.

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