What I Ate Wednesday #99

First and foremost, I want to thank you all for your virtual hugs, messages, and sweet comments left on yesterday’s post. Documenting our journey to start a family has been really therapeutic for me, and hearing that I have brought up and discussed things on the minds of so many only gives me more reasons to keep it up. I truly appreciate your love and continuous support so much!

On a lighter note, it’s Wednesday, so let’s get into covering an entire day of unfiltered eats. Below you will see everything I ate yesterday that exemplifies a typical Tuesday these days.

(Have no idea what WIAW is all about? This post breaks it down!)


What I Ate Wednesday Tuesday




Breakfast came together quicker than ever, thanks to preparing a fresh batch of overnight oats the night before.

healthy overnight oats and coffee

Blueberry Greek yogurt, raw oats, almond milk, & chia seeds (mixed together and refrigerated overnight) topped in blueberries with a side of coffee

Overnight oats are a great way to enjoy oatmeal ready and waiting for you when you wake up. I was first introduced to them years ago by following Julie‘s blog, and she did a wonderful job explaining exactly how to make them.

It’s no surprise that the oats kept me full until the late-morning. They tend to do that! When I eventually wanted a snack, I wandered over to the pantry and found a bag of pistachios I completely forgot about buying from months before. Score, because those roasted and salted nuts are money.

Paired with a few slices of mango, I had myself a tasty, satisfying little snack!

healthy snack mangoes and pistachios

Lunch didn’t come too much later yesterday. I was ready to dig into the leftover crock pot honey garlic chicken I made a couple of nights before, and I quickly created a salad similar to one I made Monday night!

honey garlic chicken on salad with eggs

Spinach, cucumbers, tomatoes, green peppers, sliced hard boiled eggs, feta cheese, and shredded honey garlic chicken topped in ground pepper and Greek dressing

And then I got into one of my favorite snacks a few hours later… yum!

mango salsa with yellow corn chips

Yellow corn chips with mango salsa (<- more on that stuff coming Friday.)

My normal evening 1-on-1 client ended up having to reschedule, so I spent the afternoon getting some extra things done around the house and writing my afternoon blog post.

Thanks to summer travels, my night class load lightened up too, and I only had one small group training class on my schedule. I had Scott meet me back at the gym afterwards around 7 p.m., and I put together a strength training circuit for us to complete.

strength training workout with stability balls and dumbbells

It was a good one (I will be sharing with you later this afternoon), and we finished our workout with a 4-minute jump rope tabata.

jump rope tabata after workout


Scott has been on an extreme fruit kick lately (asking for fresh fruit or smoothies for dinner), so I knew I was on my own for something warm. I was grateful to find leftover green beans and corn on the cobb in the refrigerator, and paired it with a quinoa burger and side of tomato slices to round out the meal.

quinoa burger healthy dinner with veggies

Quinoa Qrunch burger topped in salsa and shredded cheese with the veggies mentioned above

It was close to 9 p.m. by the time I cleaned up dinner and settled in for the night. I spent the majority of it on my laptop while we relaxed with an episode of America’s Got Talent.

I also enjoyed this dessert for the third night in a row!

chocolate almond milk with skinny pop popcorn

Dark Chocolate Almond Milk with a serving of Cracked Pepper Skinny Pop

Man that stuff is good!



All right, friends. I’ve got some business to take care of before heading out to work this afternoon, but I plan to check back in later with that strength training circuit.

Happy Hump Day!


If you liked this WIAW post, head on over to Peas & Crayons to check out plenty others or even link your own! Also, you can always find my latest What I Ate Wednesday posts by exploring the “WIAW” category on the right hand sidebar.

Please note: What I Ate Wednesday features an entire day of my unfiltered eats. In no way do I change what I eat just for the sake of documenting it. While I try to be mindful with portions, I don’t count calories. I do, however, take into account how much activity I am going to be doing that day, and I plan my meals and snacks accordingly.


Questions of the Morning

• What is one (healthy-ish) snack you love but haven’t had in a while?

• What is your favorite go-to crock pot recipe right now?


See ya in a bit!

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