Oh, hello! Are you surviving the post- long-weekend week of work? My week has been busy (newsletter time at work) so I’m kind of ready for the weekend! You?

workout: 45 minutes walking on treadmill. I’m still really content with low-key exercise, so that’s what I’m doing! Lots of walking, 7-Minute and barre workouts. Every once in a while, I think about signing up for a race so I’ll start running again – and then I decide against it.

beverages: coffee + 1/2 & 1/2, per usual

breakfastblueberry bliss smoothie + a few kale cubes thrown in for good measure!

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snacks: almonds + fresh fig. It was my first time trying a fresh fig and I’m still undecided on if I like them or not. The flavor was nice, but the texture was not my favorite.

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yoga: 30 minutes of gentle yoga/stretching. One of my coworkers has been leading yoga every Wednesday over lunch and it is such a wonderful break in the day/week.

lunch: romaine + cucumber + kale (last minute addition) salad + my favorite cilantro dressing (trader joe’s!) with tuna + mayo + celery + onions. Lunch was supposed to be served with toasted pita and goat cheese, but the pita was moldy, so I turned it into a snack with crackers instead…

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snackscrackers + goat cheese (at work) and a glass of shiraz (not at work).

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dinner: I went into dinner not having any clue what it would be because we were headed to house/dog sit. We found some burgers (with cheese) + sweet potato puffs + pickles + onions + ketchup. At least I had vegetables at lunch! (Check out instagram to see the cute pup we watch!)

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approximate nutrition stats: 1,898 calories, 104 grams fat (52%), 123 grams carbohydrates (28%), 18 grams fiber, 55 grams sugar, 89 grams protein (20%)

thoughts: Of course I always try to include vegetables at dinner, but it doesn’t always happen. Life goes on! Also, these posts stop me from mindless snacking – Richie was snacking on chips and salsa before dinner but I didn’t want to deal with a picture so I didn’t have any. :)

Blueberry Bliss Smoothie | A Nutritionist Eats

blueberry bliss smoothie

Sometimes I just want a non-green smoothie. Can you relate? I drink a green “juice” or smoothie on an almost-daily basis so when I order an all-fruit smoothie? It feels like a treat! (You can roll your eyes at that statement, I get it. And I totally deserve it.) This particular smoothie is one from

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Classic Açaí Bowl | A Nutritionist Eats

classic açaí bowl

If you have no idea what an açaí bowl is…know that you are not alone. I probably wouldn’t know either except that I worked in the natural food industry for five years (meaning you see everything out there!)…and now I live in Southern California, where Açaí Bowls are available at every juice bar. And said

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Toast Toppings | A Nutritionist Eats

7 toppings for your toast

I ate toast every single morning for a good two years. Seriously. Sometimes I would switch it up with some oats or a smoothie but I started my day with a sprouted bagel or two slices of sprouted bread toast for two years. It was also when I worked in a bakery so there was

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appetizers

simple & sophisticated appetizers

Appetizers are, by far, my favorite thing in the world. If I invite you over? We’re having lots of appetizers. (I think I’ve only hosted two actual sit-down dinners). If I offer to bring something over to you? It’s always appetizers. When I eat out, I always choose appetizers over dessert. And often, I order

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coffee

daily eats: 6.25.12

Hello, hello! So. I’m back to working full-time and it is AMAZING! I was getting pretty bored spending days at home and only working part time. Anyway, I’m back to packing up breakfast, lunches and snacks and taking pictures of meals in tupperware. A few notes about the day: lots of snacks and the pictures

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vegetables at breakfast

top 5 ways to eat vegetables at breakfast

There is something so….healthy about starting your day off with vegetables. It just feels so good. Don’t roll your eyes, I swear it’s true! Ideally, we would eat vegetables at every meal, not just lunch and dinner. I know that vegetables at breakfast really throw some people off, but it doesn’t have to. It can

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