Happy Wednesday friends! I’m glad we’ve made it to the middle of the week. It’s been a busy one with lots going on that’s required me to juggle all of my commitments. No complaints though since it involves work, play, friends, and even time to reflect / learn about myself. That last part might sound weird but over the last few days I’ve been juggling a couple of things that have taught me more about myself!
Food has been a priority amidst everything going on though. I even had time to whip up a new recipe on Monday. By making time in my schedule to prepare dinner I avoided feelings of guilt that I should have been doing other things. The new creation – vegan lettuce wraps! And they were delicious.
For lunch I have been a little less on-the-ball. On Monday I was scheduled to go to a Marine One launch and we weren’t allowed to bring any food onto White House grounds. Due to a schedule change the President departed earlier than he was supposed to but I still caught a glimpse from just a dozen feet away!
That meant that lunch was on-the-go. I tried a new place, Devon & Blakely, and was pleased with my meal. I chose one of their small soups (Vegetarian Black Bean) and then a small salad. They have their greens already packaged in small and large containers and then you get to pick the other ingredients you want. I chose carrots, beets, corn, and sliced green olives. Yum!
Lastly, I want to share yesterday’s breakfast as it was a good one. I’ve challenged myself to eat a different breakfast each day this week and so far I’m succeeding in that challenge! I had an egg sandwich on 2 slices of Udi’s whole grain bread. One slice was topped with Trader Joe’s red pepper spread, diced green chiles, and some lite cheddar and the other side got a little sriracha. With some fruit on the side this was definitely a winning savory combination!
With a lot of things to juggle at the moment I’m trying to make sure I eat healthy overall and avoid foods that I know make me sick. This leaves me feeling clear-headed and light on my feet which is exactly what I need to power through the week!
How do you handle food choices with lots of things going on in your schedule?