Wednesday, July 25, 2012

WIAW #23

As much as it pains me to say it, I haven't been up to much in the kitchen lately. It has been too darn hot and I've basically just been relying on my good ol' stand-by dishes. Or grabbing dinner out with friends. And let's not forget about all of those summer BBQs.

And while that is super fun and always enjoyable, it is hard as hell for me to make healthier choices when out for dinner or at a barbecue, try as I might. Does anyone have any willpower that they'd like to lend me? ;)

So then, it is definitely a good thing that I at least stay active. I've been trying to fit more runs into my week, since I'm prepping for the Spartan Sprint in a couple of weeks. While it doesn't sound like it'll be as exciting as the zombie 5k, it should be a good time! :)

Other than that, its been Crossfit as usual. I'm addicted, I tells ya! #proof



Okay, since you didn't come here to check out my sweaty laundry, I'll tell ya what else I'm addicted to. WIAW, of course!






Breakfast: Egg whites; whole wheat English muffin w/ PB & chia seed jam; raspberries

I made the chia jam the day before using both strawberries and raspberries. A squirt of honey and a big scoop of chia seeds finished up the mixture...to delicious results! (A huge thank you to FitPossible for this super simple recipe!)

Snack: Trader Joe's Apricot dried fruit bar

Lunch: Salt & pepper steak; grilled zucchini; salad (unpictured)

So simple but a fantastic lunch. Gotta love the grill - easiest clean up ever! 

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Dinner: Penne w/ remainder of lunch's steak & pesto

Lack of an afternoon snack led me to hoover up dinner so, I didn't snag a picture. Ah well, hunger > blog sometimes, ya know?

Make sure you hop on over to Peas and Crayons and check out all the delicious WIAWs out there!

14 comments:

  1. I hear you, we've been doing very little cooking lately too. Awesome that you're loving Crossfit so much! Cross fitters seem about as passionate about their sport as runners. :)

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    1. I'd say so - certainly the same mentality! Reading your blog always makes me wanna go out for a run!

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  2. Not much cooking here either! I am a Chia Jam fan. Isn't it the best?

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    1. It totally is amazing - and SO easy to whip up! Love it :)

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  3. WIAW sounds like fun! I will have to play. Also, thanks for stopping by my blog today.

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    1. Oh, I hope that you do play along sometime! It is so much fun & can be very eye-opening too :)

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  4. I've never grilled zucchini but it looks delicious. I can't wait to cook up the eggplants growing in my garden.

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    1. I definitely recommend tossing it on the grill - while the zucchini does soften up, it retains some of its crispness too. And the char marks add a neat flavor dimension. Eggplant is a veggie I haven't experimented with much...I suppose I should change that. :)

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  5. Love your breakfast. And I love good piece of steak :)

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