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From Kate's Plate: What I Ate 9.15.16


from kate's plate 9.15.16

It's been a hot minute since I have added to this series. Mostly because I was busy with the move and traveling and not really in a great routine until this past week! Sheesh, that takes a toll on a lady ;)

I met with my functional practitioner yesterday and I'm feeling really hopeful about the future of my recovery plan. I will definitely have to blog about it. It goes FAR beyond just the adrenals, which I wrote about here.

Anyway, here's what I ate yesterday!

BREAKFAST

5:45AM Preworkout: Banana & Coffee

8:15AM Post Workout: Breakfast Soup

I LOOOOOVEEEE breakfast soup for breakfast! I whipped up a batch of chicken bone broth this week so I made some breakfast soup to use it up (instead of just drinking it). I kept about 1/3 in the fridge and 2/3 I freezed in an ice cube tray so I can take them out and use them as I need them :) Easy peasy.

Ingredients:

  • Chicken Bone Broth

  • Chopped Celery

  • Onion & Garlic

  • Halved Zucchini

  • Sweet Potato Matchsticks

  • Kale, lots of Kale!

  • Crockpot Shredded Chicken

  • Adobo Seasoning

  • A Pinch of Nutritional Yeast

LUNCH

12:30 PM Chicken Stir Fry

I actually batched about 5 containers of this stir fry, sans sauce so I could switch up the flavors if I felt the need throughout the week. It's making my lunchtime meals SUPER easy. I got these containers at Target and they are pretty big and convenient, although definitely one time use (they get soggy unfortunately).

On this day, I just dashed on some Hot Sauce and heated through.

Ingredients:

  • Cauliflower Rice seasoned in Ghee and S&P

  • Sliced Peppers and Onions for Veggies

  • Shredded Chicken (again)

DINNER

Can we just say YUM!! I made the Meatball Sandwich Burger with Marinara (actually, this was a leftover from earlier in the week) from Practical Paleo 2nd Edition. It's so tasty!! The first time, we used portobello buns, but this time I decided to keep it easy and just reheat the eggplant we had made and used a fork and knife to cut and eat... that's more lady-like anyway, right? ;)

I paired it with a HUGE garden salad I made... and of course, I made my own recipe and wrote nothing down and it was bangin'! I think it was something like ACV, a few dashes of Garlic Sauce, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Adobo Seasoning, and Squeeze of half a lemon.

Inside the salad: Sweet lettuce and kale, tri-colored peppers, cucumber, goat cheese, pumpkin seeds.

SNACKS

I found myself snacking quite a bit yesterday, which is somewhat unusual. I felt a little stressed, and notice I try to soothe sometimes with grabbing snacks..

I had a Siggi's 4% fat blueberry yogurt. Surprisingly, yogurt hasn't been bothering my face - I actually realized it was nuts (specifically almonds) that really caused some weird bumps on my cheeks and it makes me so sad! I'm going to keep them out for a little and see what happens.

I also had some pumpkin seeds and a truffle thing I made the other day that didn't exactly turn out because I melted the coconut butter too much. Still tasty though (just SUPER soft). I also picked some of the Artichoke and Spinach Dip (also from Practical Paleo 2nd Edition) with some Mary's Gone Crackers...until they were gone. Don't worry, I didn't eat the whole box in one sitting, there were just a couple left! :P

Well, hope this helps you figure out some meals or gives you some prepping ideas!


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