Ok, all this fair/festival food (not to mention dollar beer night) is making my jeans tighter. I am not a fan. So, my Fall habits that I'm focusing on this week are more fruits & veggies and less starchy carbs. Let's see how I did today (actually Tuesday).
Breakfast Part I: Nutri-Grain bar
Ate a quick Nutri-Grain bar before 5 a.m. boot camp. You gotta have some carb/sugars before a workout like that. It's chilly out, so I wore pants as you may notice from the pic above.
Breakfast Part II: Scramble
This protein packed breakfast was a winner. I had 1/2 cup of Egg Beaters scrambled with some frozen spinach and smoked salmon.
Of course, I also had some coffee ;)
Hey, Baby the Cat
Morning Snack: Apple
I am loving apple season! Had a lovely, delicious gala apple for snack. Snagged some honey crisps at the store today, so I can't wait to consume them.
Lunch: Bento Box of Goodness
Bringing back the bento lunchbox! I had some butter lettuce topped with some leftover roasted chicken and sliced avocado. I enjoyed some baby carrots & strawberries on the side.
As a dressing to my mini "salad," I used a scoop of this hummus.
Afternoon Snack: Trail Mix
Dangit, starchy carbs. You plague me. Eh, it was probably a better choice than most, though. 140 cals and possibly whole grains? Whatever.
Dinner: Brown Sugar Turkey Chili
Brown Sugar Turkey Chili
1 cup diced onions
2 tbsp mustard
2 tsp chili powder or to taste
1/2 c brown sugar
16 oz tomato sauce
2-15 oz cans of pinto beans
1 lb turkey 93% lean (cook with a little olive oil)
cook the turkey and onion til done, add chili powder, stir in mustard and brown sugar,
add tomato sauce and beans, either put in crock pot for 2-3 hrs on low or simmer for 30 min
I hid some spinach under mine. For the win!
All in all, not too bad. Definitely going to try and stick to my healthy Fall habits from now on!
Baby & Boscoe say "hi!"
See y'all next time :)