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. :)

Easy, Five Layer Burrito | A Nutritionist Eats

easy, five-layer burritos

I love Chipotle. (Is there anyone who doesn’t? Please, make yourself known. We need to talk.) But I never order a burrito – always a salad. When we were in Mexico, we had the most-delicious burritos EVER and I started to wonder if I was missing out with my typical Chipotle order. I’ve since ordered a burrito

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Black Bean Quinoa Salad | A Nutritionist Eats

black bean quinoa salad

It’s been three weeks, so clearly you need another quinoa salad, right? I honestly feel a little behind the times with the whole quinoa salad trend. But as they say, better late than never! Especially because quinoa is a nutritious little seed that boasts 8 grams of (complete!) protein and 5 grams of fiber per cup

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Roasted Asparagus & Red Pepper Quinoa Salad | A Nutritionist Eats

roasted asparagus & red pepper quinoa salad

Welcome Self readers, thanks for stopping by! (More About Me | More Salad Recipes) And if you aren’t coming from Self, be sure to check out the other Epic Picnic Dishes! I’m the person who always brings a salad to get-togethers. Whether they’re picnics or backyard grilling parties, you can always count on me to bring

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daily eats: 6.4.14

No food theme yesterday, but plenty of “little luxuries” throughout the day. I guess it doesn’t take much! (?) I had the day off of work yesterday (for Shavuot) and while I wasn’t doing anything exciting, it was wonderful to have a day at home to catch up on things. beverages: coffee + 1/2 & 1/2 out

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Blue Cheese & Olive Pasta Salad | A Nutritionist Eats

blue cheese & olive pasta salad

(I’m bringing back an old favorite today, for new and necessary pictures and fresh words.) If I can be really honest with you all (my closest internet friends that is) I’ve been having a hard time being so far away from our family and friends. After a super fast, unexpected trip to Wisconsin, having some

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Quinoa & Arugula Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette | A Nutritionist Eats

quinoa & arugula salad with lemon vinaigrette

I came home from Thailand with some serious inspiration to start making big ol’ pots of grains and beans. And that is precisely what I did. In a jet-lagged haze I made lentils, black beans (which I wayyyyyy overcooked) and quinoa. At five in the morning. Does anyone else have trouble cooking beans? I don’t

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