Playing Favorites

23 May

For WIAW this time around, I’m playing favorites. I know, I know. It’s not fair to all of the other delicious eats, but hey, let’s be honest. The majority of my food ends up in my mouth before the camera ever gets a chance. This girl gets hangry. Nevertheless I did manage to hit a few of my favorite meals as of late with the food paparazzi. Let’s see here…

Favorite Breakfast

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doughy bowl- 1/2 cup oats mixed with 1 cup greek yogurt, Stuft Mamma’s 3 ingredient fudge, and fresh strawberries

Favorite Lunch

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ezekiel sandwich with turkey, avocado, and mustard. roasted beets. cheesey cauliflower pizza (same recipe as linked, only made into a crust instead of cheese wedges) with tomato sauce and the measly amount of avocado left ha ha.

Favorite Snack

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Stuft Mamma’s Pumpkin Protein Cookie Dough with greek yogurt and sunflower seed butter. (Kristin, I may or may not have a goal to try all of your recipes, not that it’s obvious or anything.)

Favorite Shake

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Blueberry Muffin

Favorite Dinner

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rotisserie chicken with roasted broccoli slaw pasta, marinara, nooch, and italian seasonings. baked sweet potato with peanut butter and cinnamon

Favorite Dessert

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vanilla protein pudding (vanilla casein + greek yogurt + almond milk + stevia + vanilla extract—>stick in freezer) topped with coconut dark chocolate (1 tbsp dark cocoa powder + 1 tbsp coconut oil + a dash of stevia—>frozen and then chopped up)

In workout news, guess what I got?

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Someone’s working on their upper body strength.

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An Iron Gym Bar!

It’s most commonly used for a pull up bar, but this picture shows the different moves that can be done with it:

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I am loving it for pushups! Usually pushups hurt my wrists, but using this bar completely eliminates the pressure on your wrists and even better, it allows for a deeper range of motion so I’m getting a more effective pushup this way. In addition to the 4 moves they have shown, I am finding it’s also handy for some ab work. You can hang on the bar and do “knee ups,” bringing your knees up to your chest and back down. This is a great tool for at home workouts and is inexpensive to boot. (I bought mine at bed bath and beyond with a 20% off coupon.) I even put it together all by myself. #proud. Pull ups…I am still working on. It’s definitely a challenge!

What is your favorite piece of at home workout equipment?

P.S. Check out my Healthy High Protein Chocolate Cake if you haven’t already! 🙂



22 Responses to “Playing Favorites”

  1. katalysthealth May 23, 2012 at 1:08 pm #

    I loooove our iron gym!! I love it for dips, since my wrists are really bad and it hurts to do them on the ground or an unsturdy nech. Plus, I like them for pullups of course 😉

  2. Sable Weisman (@SquatLikeALady) May 23, 2012 at 1:41 pm #

    Yummy eats! That protein pudding looks delish 😀

  3. mindrunningwild May 23, 2012 at 1:53 pm #

    fudge and oats? sounds so good. I must try it.
    I love home workouts because I haven’t got a gym membership BUT I’m saving up for a fancy treadmill which you can plug locations into and run their terrain!

    • Sweetly Fit May 23, 2012 at 4:26 pm #

      that sounds awesome! I would love to try that out.

  4. teabagginit May 23, 2012 at 2:56 pm #

    i’ve been stalking stuftmama’s recipe page, too! all her eats (and now your’s too) look awesome!!!

  5. Chelsea @ Chelsea Runs May 23, 2012 at 3:23 pm #

    Wow, great eats! I love that you put fudge with oats. BEST IDEA. I want one of those iron gym things, because I really want to be able to do an unassisted pull-up! Happy WIAW!

  6. Alexandra May 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm #

    Yay for pullup bars!!! I’ve been lovin mine too! 🙂
    Okay I have no words for how incredibly delicious all of this looks– especially stuft mamas pumpkin protein cookie dough, one of my favorite recipes fo sho!! 🙂

  7. kelloggsfiberpluskati May 23, 2012 at 8:24 pm #

    I love that you shared your favorite daily eats. Lots of great fiberlicious and nutrient-rich options for sure! And the cauliflower pizza? I think I’m going to have to try that!

  8. sarah May 23, 2012 at 10:29 pm #

    Welp, I know what foodie things ill trying this week(Thankyou(:).

    I LOVE dough bowls! Something else iv been making is cottage cheese+greek yog+banana+coconut flour+vanilla+stevia. I think, if you haven’t tried this already- its just your style;).

    Cool pull up bar. You’ll have too keep us up to date on your pull up progress. I’m seriously a weakling-iv been trying to do push ups on my toes for aaaages(as opposed to on my knees), I still suck!

    • Sweetly Fit May 23, 2012 at 11:59 pm #

      um YUM. Thanks for posting that combo. That definitely sounds like something I would LOVE!!! I will be trying soon. 🙂

  9. Kristin Stehly (@stuftmama) May 23, 2012 at 11:06 pm #

    Oh, I’m so honored to be mentioned on your favorite list twice. 🙂 he he. That blueberry smoothie looks devine. And well, you know my feelings about broccoli slaw. 🙂 Nice pull up bar too. I’m jealous! 🙂

  10. Sarah @ Feeeding the Brain and Body May 23, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    That looks like it would be awesome equipment for working out, I totally want to get something like that to expand my strength exercises! All of your favourites eats looks incredible, especially that lunch! 🙂

  11. Yellow Haired Girl May 24, 2012 at 2:23 am #

    I think I may dream about your dessert tonight 😉 looks so great!

  12. attemptedhealthyandhappy May 24, 2012 at 2:50 am #

    Strawberries are the best right now! I live in a town were we have a strawberry festival with every food imaginable with strawberries!

  13. Lisa May 24, 2012 at 8:11 pm #

    I need to get that for my home gym! I only workout at home, except for when I do spin classes and love it much more then heading to the gym daily. That equipment looks like a great option! I loooove that pumpkin protein cookie dough! So delicious! And I love broccoli slaw too, okay fine I like all of your eats 🙂

  14. Jocelyn @ Peace.Love.Nutrition May 24, 2012 at 11:56 pm #

    I want one of those! I get pains in my shoulder from Yoga and a trainer told me it was because I didn’t have enough back muscle and the only way to get it was a bar

  15. Kailey May 25, 2012 at 1:46 am #

    your protein “dough” was a life savor this past year while living in a dorm – oh so delicious 🙂

  16. Julie May 25, 2012 at 1:52 am #

    Kiiiiiind of obsessed with that cauli pizza!! Getting my face into that recipe asapppppp

  17. everydayvegangirl May 27, 2012 at 3:48 am #

    Roasted broccoli slaw?!?! Never thought to do that, but sounds great…will have to try!

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