Light and Summery

6 Jun

Happy What I Ate Wednesday!

I am about to collapse on the couch and be a lazy bum for the evening, but hey, I deserve it today. I was up before the sun this morning and off to the internship/jobbie for the day as well as knocking out some work on my upcoming speeches. I will be giving TWO tomorrow afternoon. Fingers crossed for me, pleeeease.

Of course I wanted to make sure I got in on the Wednesday Party, so here are some eats:

Breakfast

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new coconut peanut butter. It’s tropical love!

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pumpkin egg white oats with greek yogurt, blueberries, and coconut peanut butter

Snack

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Cookie Dough Dip, based off of Kristin’s. I follow this recipe except I use white great northern beans and nutritional yeast instead of flax—>it gives it a real cookie dough gritty texture. With cinnamon crisps (whole grain wrap, cinnamon, and coconut cooking spray put under the broiler for 5 minutes)

Lunch

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butter lettuce, spinach, chicken, goat cheese, olives, Trader Joe’s champagne dressing, squeezed lemon, seasonings

I haven’t really eaten salad for a long time actually. But after a break, I’m craving them a lot now! So fresh and light: perfect for summer. That above combo just might be my favorite of all time! Every salad needs a little goat cheese and olives if you ask me.

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rotisserie chicken, roasted broccoli slaw pasta, whole grain wrap sandwich filled with red pepper hummus, italian seasonings, garlic powder, and nutritional yeast

Snack

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daisy cottage cheese, blueberries, homemade vegan walnut zucchini brownie with sunflower butter.

love love love these brownies! So fudgey!

Dinner

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Christina’s Lasagna was a HIT. Talk about good and healthy. My favorite combo. 😉

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Dessert

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Ice Cream and chocolate frosting sauce? Well don’t mind if I do.

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1 serving casein vanilla protein, 1 cup greek yogurt, 1/2 cup almond milk, stevia, vanilla extract—->frozen for 2 hours and then blended.

Frosting: 2 tbsp cocoa powder, stevia, almond milk

And that’s a wrap! Previously mentioned couch collapsing will take place momentarily, with a side of So You Think You Can Dance. Time to go!

Kristi

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25 Responses to “Light and Summery”

  1. Health Freak College Girl June 6, 2012 at 10:40 pm #

    Isn’t the coconut peanut butter the best?? I just finished off a jar today…so sad 😦

    And I’m so glad you like the brownies! I really need to make a batch soon.

    • Sweetly Fit June 6, 2012 at 11:07 pm #

      It’s pretty amazing! And thanks for the recipe!

  2. StoriesAndSweetPotatoes June 6, 2012 at 10:44 pm #

    This all looks delicious. What kind of casein do you use?

    • Sweetly Fit June 6, 2012 at 11:06 pm #

      I have used several: ON, Dymatize…I like both but my favorite is Truscience Caseinator. This company has the BEST flavoring system. So good!! Here is the website (note: they are currently out of stock but they will be back in about a month, i checked to make sure haha) http://www.truscience.com/

  3. Jessica, the_toned_teach June 6, 2012 at 10:57 pm #

    All of your eats look amazing!! Especially the ice cream… I’m going to have to try that ASAP!

  4. Katie Gagliano (@HealthyDiva31) June 6, 2012 at 11:05 pm #

    I still have yet to find that coconut pb! Looks amazing!

    Happy Wednesday love! ❤

  5. Kailey June 6, 2012 at 11:09 pm #

    oh gosh I am obsessed with that earth balance peanut butter! coconut oil makes all the difference 🙂
    Good luck on your speeches girl! You’ll rock ’em.

  6. Kaila @healthyhelperblog! June 6, 2012 at 11:10 pm #

    Love all the chocolatey stuff! I have been loving cocoa powder lately! Literally putting it on everything!!! Yum-o!

  7. Danielle @Clean Food Creative Fitness June 6, 2012 at 11:39 pm #

    I love So you think you can dance! I’ll be collapsed watching it right there with you! Your protein ice cream looks awesome! You always such great snack ideas I would never think of!

  8. Meg June 7, 2012 at 12:09 am #

    babygirl babygirl 😦 this post makes me want to eat all of my meals with you! oh my goodness! I seriously just want to book mark THIS post and make EVERYTHING!

    I would love to have YOUR recipe of the cookie dough dip!!!!!

  9. Alexandra June 7, 2012 at 12:20 am #

    That nut butter has been my jam lately too! SO GOOD! And holy cow does that lasagna sound incredible– if my brain wasn’t so fried from o-chem I’d totally make some this instant haha 😉
    Best of luck tomorrow on the speeches!!

  10. amylouisemc June 7, 2012 at 2:10 am #

    All of your food looks delicious!! 🙂

  11. thisfitchick June 7, 2012 at 6:54 am #

    I Love those wrap chips!! Love the dessert.. my goodness- i love everything!

  12. Sarah @ Feeeding the Brain and Body June 7, 2012 at 11:55 am #

    Good luck on the speeches, I am sure you will do excellent 🙂 Your breakfasts look devine, and so does the lasagna! 🙂

  13. onehealthymunchkin June 7, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    You’ve given me so many food ideas in this post! I really want to make Haley’s brownies! And that lasagna! And that cookie dough dip haha.

    Good luck with your speeches! 🙂

  14. Tara June 7, 2012 at 12:11 pm #

    All of your eats look amazing! I’m drooling over here 😉 Good luck with the speeches!

  15. Chelsea @ Chelsea Runs June 7, 2012 at 4:41 pm #

    Your eats look crazy good as always. When can we switch lives so I can learn your kitchen prowess?

  16. Lisa June 7, 2012 at 7:55 pm #

    Good luck with the speech lovely! I’m sure you will rock it out! I need that coconut peanut butter! Seriouslyyyy. I would be so in love with that combo, especially if you are…you know, since we’re foodie twins 😉 I agree that every salad needs goat cheese, its the tastiest. That lasagna looks divine, I need to check out the recipe!

  17. Matt @ The Athlete's Plate June 8, 2012 at 11:50 pm #

    I REALLY want to try that nut butter but I can’t find it here 😦

  18. Trixie August 7, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

    OMG, thank you for this salad recipe! It’s so simple..yet so tasty! Do you have any other favorite salad recipes?

  19. Tracey August 22, 2012 at 10:38 pm #

    Questions on your ice-cream…do you freeze it in a covered container? Also, how much vanilla extract? I was guessing 1tsp? Last, when you blend it..is that in a blender? Sorry for all the questions..just want to get it right:)

    • Sweetly Fit August 23, 2012 at 12:25 am #

      Not a problem!

      1) I do not cover it.
      2) I just splash in some extract, but yes, I would say 1 tsp would be just right.
      3) After letting it set on the counter for 10-15 minutes to soften up a bit, I take my handheld stick blender and put it right the bowl. Works like a charm!

      • Tracey August 23, 2012 at 11:14 am #

        Cool, thanks I have a stick blender:)

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