I started my day yesterday with a smoothie. I finally picked up a single serving blender and it makes smoothies super easy! I added half of a banana, some frozen blueberries and raspberries, lots of spinach, and about a cup of almond milk. It was refreshing and chock-full of produce.
Once I got to work I enjoyed a couple of my banana peanut butter oat muffins. They were super yummy and kept me full all morning. I’ve only got a couple left, so I’ll have to make another batch soon!
Lunch was chicken, polenta with pesto and fontina, and a strawberry and watermelon salad. I really enjoyed the fresh summer fruit. I’ve loved fruit my entire life, and strawberries are one of my very favorite. I haven’t been eating as much fruit as I should recently – I think I need to make seeking out a greater variety of fresh fruits a priority during grocery shopping.
I took a break from work mid-afternoon to snack on some dry cereal. It was the perfect fuel for my workout later that evening.
When I finally got home I spent some time preparing breakfasts for the rest of the week, and hunger definitely snuck up on me. By the time my dinner was ready, I was starving. I threw this faux-pizza together with what I had in the fridge. I simply crisped up a tortilla in the oven for a few minutes, then topped it with tomato sauce, roasted pepper spread, and some brie and parmesan. I put it back in the oven until the sauces were warm and the cheese was melted. On the side I enjoyed some fresh tomatoes with olive oil and balsamic. It was simple yet delicious!
To cap off the night I enjoyed a perfectly ripe pear and a couple of these delicious healthy chocolate chip banana bread cookies. I made them on Sunday and guys, they’re amazing! Let me know in the comments below if you would like to see the recipe.
*My Daily Eats posts offer a glimpse into my everyday life and intuitive eating habits. They are meant to offer quick, healthy, and yummy meal ideas. Let me know in the comments what you’ve been eating recently!*