Let me start this off by saying that I am by no means a nutritionist or have any idea what I’m really doing what it comes to food. But I do think I’m a pretty accurate representation of your average student living a busy life and trying to not eat like complete shit. My eating may not always be on point but on days like today where I have no classes, no work, and the time to make my own meals I try to eat better. So here you have it, my very first what I ate Wednesday.

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Breakfast:

Well this was kinda a fail. I slept through 2 alarms and ended up eating a handful of almonds and finishing off that final bottle of Diet Coke in my house (aka the one I’m holding in this blog post). I didn’t actually drag myself out of bed until about 12:30 to get in a workout, I was finishing up some law reading and working on some new posts not just lying around I promise, so that explains the lack of food with real nutritional value.

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Lunch:

To be honest lunch was almost directly after breakfast because I was starving and didn’t want to push the rest of my meal times too far back. I have some variation of this about 3 or 4 times a week because it takes less than 5 minutes, is filling, and taste fantastic. Today I had a piece of Dempsters “Say No to Fat and Sugar” bread toasted with a quarter of an avocado spread on it instead of butter and an egg fried in the tiniest bit of olive oil on top. Next time I’m planning on using more avocado because I barely tasted it but this was still delicious and will tie me over until later in the afternoon.

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Afternoon Snack:

3pm hit and I wasn’t necessarily hungry but I knew I needed something to keep me from snacking. I origially planned this to be banana ‘nicecream’ but my bananas were too ripe when I froze them so the consistency turned out a lot more liquidy. Here’s what I put in my not so pretty looking smoothie; 1 overripe frozen banana, 1/2 cup of non-fat Greek yogurt, a splash of almond milk, a spoonful of natural peanut butter, 2 tsp of temp heart, and 2 tsp of vanilla hemp protein powder (this is what made the colour so gross). Not the best smoothie ever but this protein powder is way better and less ‘proteiny’ that previous ones I’ve used.

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Dinner:

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned it before but I fancy myself an ‘accidental vegetarian’. Before I never planned to avoid meat but it just happened since non-meat products tend to be easier to prepare and a lot less expensive. I decided to pick up some meatless chicken strips at Superstore last time I went and decided to give them a shot tonight. I also decided to have a sweet potato as a side since according to my marcos I’m seriously lacking in carbs today, and I wanted something a bit more filling.

The only other snack I had throughout the day was a whole ton of water, and Arizona iced tea I randomly found while unpacking. Now I’m prepping tomorrow breakfast since I need to be up early for my law class (okay not early but 9 is a struggle for me) and planning what I can get away with eating at work all weekend.

Let me know if you guys like these posts or if you want me to scrap them!

-lauren

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