Eat Me!

It’s been quite busy so far this week and it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day. I know, I know..you gotta make time..

Apart from working out, I’ve been quite organised when it comes to food..from juicing my heart out to lunches/dinners I brought to work to healthy desserts. If preparation is the key to success, I’m winning! 😊

Here’s a look at a selection of food and beverages I’ve been eating..

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It’s safe to say that, when it comes to breakfast, I haven’t been very adventurous lately..just your ordinary amazing porridge with different added extras..always made with unsweetened Almond Breeze and cinnamon, then topped with, mmh, well, let’s see..- banana, chia/sunflower/sesame/pumpkin seeds, PB or AB, but always sprinkled with more cinnamon! 😋
On other mornings, or pre-workout, I typically make a green juice. This usually consists of carrots, apples, pears, spinach, kale, ginger and lemon/lime..if I feel like it (or haven’t run out of it) I add beetroot and cucumber. Yummy!
As for tea or coffee- one or the other is always essential.. be it black tea with almond milk, green tea, chai or vanilla roiboos tea, an almond milk latte or a “blended” iced latte (coffee+almond milk+vanilla extract+ice cubes=wizzed together in a blender).

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Err..speaking of predicable – chicken, chicken and more chicken.. oops! I actually had a vegetarian salad with falafel at work on Sunday, which went undocumented, but I can assure you it looked and tasted delicious.
Aaaanyway, so apart from the chicken, red cabbage and kale has featured quite heavily on the menu these past few days – because both just rock my taste buds! The Boyfriend is quite the fan too..win-win!

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Mmmhh – desserts! Dried pineapple..can I even count the ways..!?! It’s just so..so..so delicious and nutritious aaaand addictive ..read:dangerous! I kinda feel the need to state that I only eat the unsweetened kind, cos otherwise what’s the point! Plus, I tried the sweetened one only once and didn’t like it.
Then there were a couple of new discoveries .. alcohol-free vanilla extract! Amazeballs! Perfect for adding to yogurt/cottage cheese, coffee..anything that isn’t baked really. Like Greek yogurt..nom! 😊
The second new find -the Green Glow smoothie (desserts), which is based on Tone It Up’s recipe, only I added almond milk instead of coconut water. So, yes- that’s a super delicious dessert that’s good for you. Dreams do come true! Hehee!

And with that, I’m off to dream about the “Green Glow” dessert..gotta buy some avocados tomorrow.. 😋

K❤

My first “What I Ate Wednesday”

Happy Humpsday! 🙂
We’re halfway through the week..it’s Wednesday and what better chance to share my first WIAW (What I Ate Wednesday) post.

Although my day was a bit chaotic and I’ve been rushing since I got up this morning, I did manage to snap a few pictures of my eats today! Hooray 😉
So, here we go..

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(Source)
A large iced latte, no sugar/sweetener, which I failed to take a photo of, so this will have to do..sorry :/

This latte was later joined by a small to medium cappuccino (same story – no sugar/sweetener, I’m sweet enough, thanks heheee), also undocumented ! Uh-oh, didn’t I say I managed to photograph what I ate today?! Major fail!

Up next-

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M&S’ Feta Cheese & Slow Roasted Tomato Pasta Salad, which was accompanied by this

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Mediterranean vegetable focaccia, with

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M&S’ Caramelised Onion Hummus.
All of this was shared with The Boyfriend, which makes any meal better ❤ 🙂

After our “main course” we each ate one of these yummy M&S Lemon Mousses (<- is that how you say it, sounds weird, but right, haha)

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Later, I tried this delicious new(-to-me) tea/juice blend (also from Marks and Spencer! You’d be forgiven to think this post was sponsored by them, which it’s definitely not), Peach, Camomile and Green Tea blend

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It doesn’t contain any artificial sweeteners or “added” sugar, which I was delighted about, although I’m not sure about the fruit “extracts” and “concentrates”. Hell, it was a treat anyway, and today certainly wasn’t a good example of what I usually eat, it’s most definitely a start, should I continue with WIAW posts. 🙂

Before I forget, there was one more item that I most definitely consume on a regular basis..

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Rooibos and Vanilla tea! OMG! Like amazeballs! This tea must have sent from the Tea gods, because it’s not only refreshing, delicious and naturally sweet, but also caffeine free! Hooray!

Well, I’m off to make another pot of the good stuff, i.e. rooibos vanilla tea,
K ❤