Happy Wednesday! I love reaching Wednesday, it makes me feel like the hard part of the week is over. And we get to party thanks to Jen over at Peas and Crayons! I thought many of the other bloggers would be highlighting some of their meals from the Thanksgiving weekend I would do something a little different. It also helps that I unplugged for the weekend and subsequently forgot to take food photos. So I’ll share with you some of my healthy eats from this week as I focus on getting back to normal and cutting back on all those delicious holiday foods!
For breakfast this week I am keeping it simple. I bought some Almond milk, Cheerios, and Cranberry English Muffins. I love Cranberry English Muffins and always have them around Christmas since they are Limited Edition. They are so good! On the side I had a Green Goodness Smoothie with cucumbers, kale, apples, pineapple and other delicious veggies and fruit!
I used to eat breakfast when I got to work but lately I have been waking up an hour earlier than normal (hello 5am!) to finish blogs or study for my personal training certification. Since I am up and home I just eat while I work or study. I really love doing this in the mornings. It makes me feel like I have some uninterrupted time before my day starts!
For lunch I’m opting for healthy, low calorie meals this week. I made a wrap on a whole wheat tortilla with herb roasted turkey, american cheese, lettuce and cucumbers with roasted red pepper hummus. Delish! On the side I have blue corn tortilla chips and a clementine. And later for a snack I have a granola bar with chocolate and coconut on it!
It’s a nice and light lunch and perfect for the week after Thanksgiving! And in keeping with my photo forgetfulness, I ate about half the sandwich and chips and realized I needed a photo! Oops!
For dinner I had a marinated Balsamic Chicken Breast with Broccoli on the side. I wasn’t overly hungry and decide to skip on the carbohydrates. Plus I am trying to lose about 5 to 10 pounds before I start training for the Boston Marathon. I’ve always had success at losing weight by cutting back on carbs!
It was simple yet delicious and hit the spot after my workout.
No sweets this week for me! I’m trying to avoid them this week and recover from all I ate last week which was far too many to be honest.