So it’s Wednesday. FINALLY! Let us first start with thanking Miss Jenn over at Peas & Crayons for hosting this wonderful party every week! THANKS JENN!


So now onto what happened to me food-wise (with a bit of life splashed in) on Tuesday.

I started out the morning NOT wanting to get up and go to the gym. Well, luckily when I turned over and looked at my phone (specifically on Instagram) I saw that Lisa at Run Fast Mama had posted her workout and it was EXACTLY what I needed to drag my butt out of bed.  So I went downstairs into my basement and did a 30 minute circuit!

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This was then followed by a coffee Herbalife shake which was DELICIOUS!

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Then, as usual, I had a mid-morning snack which was medium sized Granny Smith apple. Per usual I forgot to take a picture.

Then was lunch time. 1/2 sweet potato, pork tenderloin, and some baked veggies.

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Sometime after finishing my column (science-y stuff) at work I decided to have another snack. Hummus w/ celery and carrots, followed by half a Quest Bar.

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Dinner was unpictured and some pizza.. How could I pass up pizza when my wonderful boyfriend called, said that it sounds like I had a long day, and that he had pizza if I wanted to come over for dinner!!!



It’s that time of the week again! Time for What I Ate, Wednesday!! You know, I’ve been thinking about how funny it is that it’s WAIW since technically we post about what we ate on Tuesday, but we do it on Wednesday. So I guess the comma is needed, right? Well, honestly I’m not sure.. I’m a chemistry major for a reason, that english stuff is tricky!

Anyways! Let us pay thanks to Ms Jenn over at Peas and Crayons for hosting this amazing event! THANK YOU JENN!!


Now onto my Tuesday.. well, Wednesday.. oh you know what I mean..

Finally made my ‘normal’ breakfast again! Last week was a nice change (remember my Smiling Breakfast?) but I like this one pot (or crockpot rather) breakfast!

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Lunch! Ok, let me tell you about those meatballs. I had some pork thawed in my fridge and I was trying to figure out what kind of meat dish to make from it.. Well, I decided on meatballs.. Well, I also had this weird Strawberry Curry Paleo Preserves that I’d gotten from Ms Jennifer over at Wine to Weightlifting in a giveaway.. So I opened it up, smelled it, and decided to try it out. I added some cinnamon, white pepper, cheyenne chili power, and chili pepper to the pork. (More cinnamon than any amount of the others, but still some of them all.) Then I topped them with that weird Strawberry Curry Paleo Preserves, and let me tell you, DELICIOUS!! The one pound of pork made 12 meatballs, three with some veggies is the perfect lunch/dinner.

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Post work (work is school and school is work, well it is now.. perks of being a graduate student) snack! Cashew butter, Strawberry Orange Paleo Preserves & an apple!

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My first training ride! Ok, so not food, but I needed to add it in here!

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Yes, so this is dinner that looks exactly like lunch.. and was delicious. just. like. lunch! Oh, and this was accompanied by a class of wine.. yum!

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And yes, my dessert looks just like my post work snack + banana.. yup.. I eat a lot of the same things over and over.. But they’re all delicious!


Sometimes I eat too fast– WIAW

Other times I just eat before remembering to take pictures.. well, at least I got a picture of the FIRST TIME I used my food processor!!!

Seriously makes food prep SO much easier.. well at least it did when I was making my breakfast. That I make every week because it makes enough that I don’t have to make breakfast all week. Which is nice because somedays I get up so early that the last thing I want to do is cook. Plus I’m a poor graduate student, so the fact that I can make my breakfast for the whole week for like $8 or so is awesome in my book!!

Oh yea, WIAW.. Send a thank you to our host Jenn over at Peas and Crayons.

Now time to check out my eats!

Two things to notice. One: I remembered to take a picture pre-lunch. Two: I devoured breakfast and dinner.

Oh and I guess we can add three: I hardly ever eat anyplace but at my couch/coffee table and my desk.. yea.. graduate school will do that to you.