As promised, here is a picture of my gaudy new cell phone –
I’m liking it more now that I’ve gotten used to the new system.
This week I gave an hour-long nutrition presentation at a women’s shelter near the hospital. We talked primarily about added sugars, reading nutrition labels, and the plate method.
I opened with an activity where we compared the sugar content of different beverages.
I started reading Amy Poehler’s memoir, Yes Please. I am halfway through and completely smitten.
It is just as hilarious and inspiring as you’d expect it to be. And her relationship with Seth Meyers – he guest writes a chapter – makes me love both of them more if that’s even possible.
Coffee and a chocolate coconut water.
Latte and an Opal apple.
Stumptown cold-brew box with turkey jerky and dates.
Coffee (duh!) and yummy hot chocolate with marshmallows that the hospital administration had for employee appreciation day.
They also had a bunch of cookies out, but it was 9 o’clock in the morning and one of the midwives brought in bagels for the clinic so I went with one of those instead.
I definitely made the right choice, my pumpernickel bagel was splendidly chewy. Also – I poured my marshmallow cocoa into my coffee after it had cooled down and it was ridiculous.
From home – yogurt bowl.
Blueberries, Heritage Flakes, and a Dannon butterscotch Greek yogurt.
From the cafeteria – a turkey sandwich and baked fries.
My sandwich had turkey, provolone, mayo, mustard, lettuce and red peppers and my fries had a side of blue cheese.
From home – another yogurt bowl.
An Opal apple and plain Fage with amazing 18 Rabbits Caramel Apple Granola.
From the cafeteria – a giant chicken quesadilla.
With cheese, chopped bell peppers, and sour cream and guacamole on the side. I planned on only eating half because it was quite big, but it was so good I ended up demolishing the whole thing.
Dinner leftovers (see the scrambled egg night) on top of spinach with ranch, chopped carrot, and cucumber from the cafeteria.
The salad bar packed lunch mash-up was perfect, I’ll have to remember to repeat it the next time I’m getting tired of my yogurt bowls.
Adorable gummies from last weekend.
Baby carrots and dip.
I made an oatmeal chocolate chip mug cookie. It was quite enjoyable but basically raw so not a recipe for sharing.
Jarlsberg mini cheese.
Coffee with almond milk.
Sundaes that Adam and I made with this dream team:
Girl & The Fig’s salted fig caramel is perfect.
Bibimbap bowls. I couldn’t get a great picture, but these were sooo good. Runny egg yolk goes wonderfully with spice.
Jasmine rice with rice vinegar // baked tofu cubes // broccoli and baby kale sautéed with canola oil, a bit of sugar, and tons of Sriracha // chopped sesame seaweed // and a sunny side up egg.
We used the leftovers the next day for another Asian-ish dinner.
Leftover rice and veggies stir-fried with sautéed onion, eggs, fish sauce, soy sauce, and rice vinegar.
Plus “beef and broccoli” aka chicken with broccoli and cauliflower.
I way overcooked the chicken and this was not very good.
I guess the next day was pretty similar as well. I sautéed chopped seitan, corn, and spinach in evoo and Sriracha and then scrambled in eggs and part-skim mozzarella.
It tasted so much better than it looked.
Chipotle in front of the tv on Friday. We were supposed to go into Brooklyn but it was terrifically cold outside and changing into pajamas just sounded too good.
Chicken rice bowl with sautéed veggies, three types of salsa, cheese, sour cream, and lettuce. Plus chips. There’s a giant diet coke just to the right of that photo ❤
Have you read any actor memoirs that you loved? I was a HUGE fan of Mindy Kaling’s too and I’m excited for Tina Fey’s next.