WIAW: Why I’m Doing Whole 30

Happy Wednesday!

You know how we do ’round these parts when the week strikes hump.

WE EAT.

 

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It’s no secret if you read this post’s title that I started the Whole 30. It was pretty much on a whim over the weekend, after enduring another week of unexplained and unanswered stomach issues.

I had success with lowering my carb intake in the past, but it took a toll on my energy levels and frozen bananas makes smoothies taste 110% better than cauliflower.

I’ve also just feeling blah with food, and want to get my constant snacking and cupboard rummaging under control.

Plus, I’m always like 3 years behind the latest trends, so it was about time. Day 3, and going strong..famous last words.

 

Egg Bake Breakfast and Avocado

I knew I’d be traveling to Philly and visiting a school for the greater part of the day, so a 5:30 wake up call and a hearty breakfast were what I had to look forward to.

I made an frittata similar to this one, but added in some kale from the farmer’s market, plus some roasted veggies, avocado, and hemp seeds, cuz I’m all about dem fats.

I didn’t get home until about 2:30, and was STARVING. Lucky for me, the boyf made a hugh jass batch of my sausage soup, and the fact that I prefer my soups cold (weird) since this was eaten straight outta the fridge topped with some nutritional yeast.

Turkey Sausage Soup Bowl

Can y’all say Jersey effen peaches?! Cuz I sure as hell did, face planting into this one. Super juicy and no cling pit. Life is beautiful sometimes.

Fresh Peach Bite

My body was calling for some intensity, so naturally I hit up BBG. I lasted 1.5 rounds in this hazy humid weather. I was drenched. It was awesome. Mission accomplished.

Don’t you hate when you’re trying to wait to have a meal, so you just keep having little snacks along the way, and then the meal finally comes and you’re full after a few bites? It happened.

I snacked on some cashews and carrots sticks with and almond butter, and decided I should just eat the damn meal instead of these half assed snacks. This is all I got to.

salad turmeric tuna

The depressing end of a romaine head topped with yesterday’s tuna salad I didn’t have at lunch, and a pickle. It worked.

Then came half a banana topped with almond butter and sunflower seeds to cure this relentless sweet tooth post-meal, and a cup of mint green tea. And The Office. ALWAYS The Office.

 

Make it a great day!

 

What’s one food you’ve been loving lately?

Dreading or awaiting fall?

 

Low-Carb Eggplant Parm Lasagna

Low-Carb Parmesan Eggplant Lasagna Recipe — Two Italian favorites in one recipe! Eggplant parm noodles make this lasagna a healthy dinner that’s both low-carb and gluten-free.

Low-Carb Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna -- Two Italian favorites in one recipe! Eggplant parm noodles make this lasagna a healthy dinner that's both #low-carb and #gluten-free. | @sinfulnutrition

 

Happy Labor Day!

Since this is one of the craziest times of year for our company (aka the start of school), I am laboring the day away instead of sweatpant and couchin’ it. All in the name of feeding kids, so it’s worth it!

Plus I have this stroke of genius to share with you today.

Low-Carb Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna -- Two Italian favorites in one recipe! Eggplant parm noodles make this lasagna a healthy dinner that's both #low-carb and #gluten-free. | @sinfulnutrition

First there was tur-duck-en. Then there was eggplant parm-na. Circle of life my friends.

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