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Good Morning!


My husband got me 3 dozen roses to celebrate our 3 year anniversary!  Aren’t they so pretty!!

I thought I would share some of Eats Lately on this version of WIAW.  I really don’t feel like I’ve been posting much of my food or workouts lately, so I really need to get back into that, but here are some eats as of lately.

What I Ate Wednesday: Sensible Snacking

First up:  The dogs.  They have been snacking on some peanut butter bones. I’m sure if they talked they would say they were delicious!  Lily had to smell it first of course and then it disappeared.


Kroger was having a sale- buy 6 get 3 free so I got to try some new Sobe Life Water flavors. This one was my favorite!


Fresh tomatoes from MY garden, yes my very first garden!


Salad from Jason’s deli- omg yum!

jasons deli salad

Flatout Chicken Quesadilla

  • As easy as chicken, peppers, cheese, onion.  Cooked on the panini grill 🙂


Blue Diamone Coconut Almonds




Fresh Tomatoes –  Sprinkles with Sea Salt and Pepper, garlic powder or salt, oregano, and Parmesan cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees F for about 15 minutes.


New ALT  Bars by LaraBar-  this one was pretty darn tasty.


In Moderation 😉

Protein overnight Oats


  1. 1/2 cup oats
  2. 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  3. 1 tbsp chia seeds
  4. 1 cup almond milk

Topping:  1/4 cup blueberries and 1/4 cup TJ’s high fiber O’s.  This should keep you going FOREVER!!!  No need for sweetener at all 🙂  Let first 4 ingredients sit in the refrigerator overnight.  Add toppings in the morning and enjoy!


Protein Oatmeal (Loaf) Muffins

This recipe was supposed to be made in a small cake pan but of course I didn’t have one so I made muffins, and yes this is one meal 🙂

  1. 1/2 cup oats
  2. 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  3. 5 egg whites
  4. stevia (or honey, or whatever you want)
  5. cinnamon

Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F.  Enjoy!

Coconut Shrimp Stir Fry


  • Cook veggies and shrimp in 2 separate pans in coconut oil, coconut aminos, salt and pepper.  Combine and top with unsweetened coconut.

Have a good Hump Day!

What have you been eating lately?

Good Morning!

This WIAW is going to be, I wouldn’t say boring, but I will say simple, easy, delicious, and healthy, so check it out.  Make sure you also check out Jenn’s page.  She has some amazing dishes!


After a long weekend, I got to sleep in yesterday, woo hoo!  Instead of waking up at 5:30, I got to sleep until 8:30!  I didn’t have to go to work until 12, so I lounged around the house a little bit and played with the dogs.  Then came breakfast.

Breakfast: Around 9:30 ish

I could NOT decide If I wanted over easy eggs with toast, protein pancakes, fit french toast, oatmeal, or scrambled eggs.  Even though it’s been hot out I’ve been craving oatmeal.  I guess I just went too long without it.  Lately I’ve been putting a scoop of peanut butter in my oats, which is fantastic, but I was craving apricot preserves yesterday.

So breakfast was a combo of things:  Protein Oats with sugar free Apricot Preserves (I’m not a strawberry or grape or anything like that fan) with scrambled eggs.

breakfast 2

Oats:  1 packet plain oatmeal, 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder, 2 egg whites, water, 1 stevia packet = fluffiest oatmeal ever!

2 eggs from 2 egg whites

Then I had some coffee on my way to work which is totally weird and random because I usually HATE coffee!  I like it this morning though, a little cream and stevia and I was good to go.  I don’t know why I was so tired because I got to sleep in a little bit.  I guess that just means I can’t handle the party lifestyle of boating and drinking all weekend, I’m officially old.

Lunch:  Around 1:45

I had leftovers from Monday nights dinner.  In the mix;  Ground turkey, sausage, turkey bacon, scrambled egg, green beans, and spinach.  Also half of a banana.


I had a Protein shake after my crossfit workout at 5:30, also LOTS of water!  You must refuel with protein people.


Dinner:  Around 7 ish

NY Strip Steak:  seasoned with a tiny bit of sea salt and pepper, Mrs. Dash, and garlic powder

Asparagus (soooo easy, steam in the bag!)  I added salt and pepper, garlic, and a splash of lemon juice, YUM!

Also some fresh veggies on the side!  I got some cucumbers from the farmers market and they were lovely 🙂




Dessert: 9:15

Vanilla Protein Mug Muffin with 1 tbsp  chunky peanut butter

  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
  • splash of almond milk and water- mix until a smooth consistency
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 stevia packet

Microwave for 70 seconds- you don’t want it too dry 🙂



What are you eating lately? Love or hate stevia? I don’t taste the bitterness people talk about.

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