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weeks eats

did you think i forgot?

here are my eats for this week….been really working at saving money and making all of my edibles for work at home:

so there are my breakfasts..:

ok, so the fruit, i did not make at home 😉

there were my lunches:

this was my super veggie sandwich,

rudi’s 7 grain bread is amazing! if you have not yet tried….do so now! please 😉

i also made a super deluxe veggie wrap….although….this picture does not justify its super deluxe-ness….

oh and this….this was a lovely treat from my lovely husband….

he prepared it for me the night before while he was getting dinner together as i ventured home from school….in my beautiful new car might i add ;)..

oh but back to this….it was like a yam pudding heaven….and i was in yam pudding heaven when i ate it….it made work and school all better..and it was made with love from my love so i felt a sentimental value nourishing my body too.

kale smoothies that have been absent for way too long!

  • kale
  • mango
  • almond butter
  • activia
  • truvia

  • kale
  • banana
  • vanilla whey protein
  • maca
  • blueberries

and our dinners….which my man has been generously volunteering to make most of my busy school week…. what a nice guy!

beautiful tostadas and rice

veggie wraps including sauteed eggplant, zucchini and carrot with kobocha!

and a hot out of the oven flour-less chocolate cake!

some nights we had subway ..

some nights we did our own thing.. i did not take pics 😦

i made myself pasta last night..rye had leftover pasta i made him and salad

this pasta makes me so happy….

  • whole wheat pasta shells
  • spinach
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • garlic
  • a little teriyaki sauce….i know its weird but i like it!
  • parmesan
  • pepper
  • cayenne
  • mahi burger with cheese
  • love it!

with a side of cranberry/water/truvia 🙂 🙂

a girl that made me happy all week :

a car that made me happy all week! was spending time with its honda friend while i was at school..

have a great week beauties!


what day is it anyway?

the days just seem to be blending in together.

wednesday was a school day.

i was really tired from my night with audrey..i didnt get the rest i am used to during the week.

i am in love with kombucha 2000!!

they are amazing and i just cannot go back to g.t.

besides, g.t. kombucha just has not been the same since the era of the recall….it used to make me sad, but now i have moved on to better things; k-2000 😉 😉

i was exhausted when i finally made it back to my side of town around 8 that night and picked up baja fresh.

they really impressed me, i got the grilled mahi tacos which were delicious, light and left me feeling good. it is nice to have relatively healthy options in the fast food world these days.

alice was ready for bed with me..not to mention trying to coerce me into giving her some of my dinner….sorry ali:

tuesday i had a biometric screening for work.

i had to fast through work-no breakfast but coffee.

my testing was at 11:45-

you are tested on:

weighed, measured, blood pressure taken, and blood drawn- blood to find test whether you are a smoker, have good cholestoral and blood sugar levels.

i was marked at 5’7 which i was pleased about and 117lbs- one of our scales is off but i was happy to take their word for it.

blood pressure was perfectly healthy.

now i wait for my blood work results and if everything come out healthy i get a 30% discount on all of whole foods products rather than my 20!

fingers crossed 🙂

when 2 was nearing i was ready to eat!!

i had my usual salad on my mind and a delicious kombucha!!


i sent ryan a “yeyy me for being healthy” photo:

and a picture of the new zevia flavors that i got ! i love grape soda! (healthy diet soda-sweetend with stevia)

then alice and i headed out for some time together in the sun.

catching up

hi everyone!

wow it has been so long, and the busy bee has been buzzing in circles around me.

i have so much to share..but i will attempt not to overwhelm you.

i had a short visit to oakland for a much need sister-cousin- visit with my girls.

ok so, lately..

i have figured out, there are oatmeal phases, and there are cereal phases!

ive been needing cereal lately..

why is it so good..its really not filling but it is so good.

i could eat it everyday, anytime of day, and i like it for breakfast or desert!

i like the healthy types, and the sugary kinds, and i especially like them combined in one happy bowl.

ok, i have also been having a lot of these delicious, colorful, beautiful salads.

sorry to if this is repetitive but they are just so satisfying.

i have switched things up from time to time:


we’ve had lot of treats:

this girl was being cute all the while! :


we have been alternating- i make you din, you make me din:

sometimes we have to leave dinner out for them to come home to, with hearts:

and more treats:

and i have to thank these lovelies for always being there to warm me up or pick me up!

busy, work, love, school, workout food & busy

oh i have missed you!

it has been a busy, busy week..ive fallen so far behind..

there were days, and a series of events that seemed very similar at times..

there was coffee of course:

to save on money, i tried to recreate the coffee bean iced coffee i love so much..i only managed to succeed once.

and lunch at work:

many of which happened to be tasty salads:

some salads were special with leftover chinese from valentines day and home made dipping sauce.

others were special with left over kabocha squash.

there was more kabocha snacking on the drive to school:

i switched it up from time to time:

delicious veggie sandwich from a deli at the corner. .. why is mayonnaise and toasted bread so amazing..?

i tried a new yogurt after i was given a free sample at work. It was amazing! love it. i added chia:

i had peanut butter-almond butter & jam oatmeal of course:

i started school:

i got some girl time with alice in the healing outdoors:

my wonderful husband made me many dinners this week, due to school and study time.

many consisted of beautiful salads:

one with a delightful chipotle mahi burger with cheese.

and kombucha’s to aid in homework time:

alice was her usual cute self, and didnt fail to keep me company and give me deep, thoughful glares from time to time.

it was an eventful and good week.

veggie salad to go

ive been really into this salad at work lately.

i usually prep the night before but its a quick one to through together.

i enjoy throwing on some salmon too:

(its really good either way)

(that is just canned could do tuna..

or even better something fresh)

  • organic (if you can)
  • greens
  • celery
  • carrot
  • beet
  • salt and pepper
  • squeeze fresh lemon over top before eating
  • bbq sauce



i packed my goodies

and stopped for my coffee 🙂

(thats not kefir, its vanilla half and half 😉 )

lunch was delicious:

veggie salad:

  • organic
  • greens
  • carrot
  • celery
  • homemade beets
  • crimini mushrooms
  • canned salmon
  • bbq sauce (some find this odd, i find it delicious)
  • lemon/ranch


later i had a snack before i headed home and off to my workout:

  • kefir
  • ezekial cereal

my rye guy was working late so i had dinner solo:

i attempted to watch prince of persia..i failed..what was i thinking..?

  • organic greens
  • trader joes lentil
  • homemade beets
  • black/regular quinoa
  • black olives
  • garlic
  • crimini’s
  • avo
  • with an assortment of cheese on the side
  • and a slice of colby jack


for desert i had

  • bartlett pear
  • unsweetened almond milk
  • natures path vanilla granola
  • almond/peanut butter

time for sleeps.



sweet beets

when we got home from our hike, i was pretty tired.

ryan cleaned the was shining and sparkling afterward.

i relaxed and watched a bit of vicky christina barcelona.

as evening was nearing, i made a a drink on a beautiful sunday closing.

the day felt so sweet to me, and i really fell into appriciation for all that i have.

i i looked out of my apartment and felt so happy with everything that was there to see!

i felt in love with my family, and in love with my i had to take a picture:

alice had a long hike, a bath and kept ryan company while he cleaned the bathroom..

she took it really easy the rest of the night:

while relaxing and life embracing time, i made beets:

i believed them to be the biggest and most awesome beets i had ever made:

we turned on the superbowl..(we dont know football but we wanted to be in the festive spirit)

and rye had a taste for pizza and buffalo wings. (i didnt have any chicken wings, but i did enjoy some veggie pizza)

alice grew more and more relaxed..and more and more sleepy:

i soon decided to follow her lead. zz.