WIAW, Spring Break Edition

I haven’t written a WIAW post in quite a while. Probably because all you’d see would be yogurt, bread, potatoes and other white, bland, and boring items. First trimester and I were not friends. But as I enter the second trimester, my appetite is making a welcomed appearance.

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cantaloupe, half consumed because I was too hungry to wait

voluminous oats made with 2% and topped with local honey, bee’s knees peanut butter and chia seeds

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almonds from my March foodie pen pal

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decaf and a great grains bagel with cream cheese…ok, so maybe all I want to eat the majority of the time is still bland carby-foods

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protein shake made with GNC whey vanilla protein powder and fresh blueberries – trying to get my daily 75 grams in!

I opened a brand new container of protein powder only to discover it was half empty. Why, oh why, do they waste packaging like this?

Ridiculous.

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The hubs texted me early in the afternoon to ask me on a date. We decided on Downriver Grill.

I ordered the portobello sandwich with brie (don’t worry, it’s pasteurized), tomato, red pepper relish and arugula-basil pesto.

On the side was a salad with my favorite lemon feta avocado vinagarette…

and a few fries snagged from the hubs.

Some dark chocolate will most likely enter my life sometime tonight, too.

What is your favorite protein filled snack?

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10 thoughts on “WIAW, Spring Break Edition

  1. It is tough figuring out what to eat! ….I’m a HUGE eater of greek yogurt to get in some protein, nutritional yeast on salads, edamame for a dinner veggie, and fish.
    If you come across anything great, let me know. I’d love to hear! 🙂 Hope you’re doing GREAT!

    • I’ve been slamming a protein shake every morning before work, eating oatmeal on my morning prep (with nuts and chia seeds), adding a Greek yogurt to lunch (depending on how hungry I am) or eating it as an afternoon snack and a second snack of a balance or luna protein bar. This usually puts me around 60g and then I just need an additional 15 at dinner….but I’m trying not to eat so many bars – so much sugar!

  2. I am still so happy you are pregnant! I have been eating gluten free bagels like their going out of style, definitely not preggo though.

    Fave protein filled snack? Meat. I typically only eat meat once per meal, and only about 3-4 days a week. So sometimes, 3pm I will just crave meat like no other.

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