What I Eat in a Day Out

I went to Pittsburgh the other day with Darrin. We went to a Pirates game and just explored the city a bit. I figured that it would be fun to do a What I Ate post to show you guys what I eat on a not so typical day! I share a lot of my healthy days and nutrient dense foods on this site but that's not how I eat every single day. I have days like this, usually once a week, where I just eat whatever the heck I want as long as it's vegan. When I do this and gluten is involved I don't typically feel my best afterwards, but I think the fun is worth the brief moments of feeling not too great.

So, let's get to it! Here's what I ate in a day in the city.

PRE WORKOUT SNACK

I like to eat something small before my workout and lately it's been a watermelon slushie. Watermelon and ice blended together! The perfect amount of food right before a workout.

BREAKFAST

Once I got back from the gym I made myself some green banana ice cream to fuel up and cool off. I don't remember the last time I had something other than banana ice cream for breakfast. It's too good to skip a day, especially in the summer!

LUNCH

Darrin and I both got waffles at Eden. One of my favorite things to get there. The perfect amount of sweetness for me. I topped mine with strawberries, coconut, and peanut butter. An A+ combo!

SNACK

We went to the Pirates game and didn't want to order any actual food but wanted something to hold us over until we got to eat dinner afterwards. I knew exactly what I was after... Rita's! I used to love, love, love Rita's. I haven't had it in so long and Darrin never had it. I knew we had to order the cotton candy and it didn't let me down! 

DINNER

After the game we went to Burgatory. I saw on their Instagram that they had an orange dreamsicle milkshake as their vegan special for the week. Sold! I knew we were getting that. We ordered one to share and I'd be lying if I said I didn't basically lick the glass clean. Whoops... 

It was seriously my favorite vegan milkshake that I've had so far though. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE.

After the heavenly milkshake my veggie burger arrived. Oh yeah. It was 10/10 absolutely amazing. I ate everything and could barely walk out of the restaurant. I was so, so full. Another whoops!

And yet, I regret nothing.


I was still stuffed when I woke up the next day so that was definitely all that I ate for the day. What's your favorite vegan milkshake flavor? Or how about your favorite waffle toppings? Let me know! xx

What I Ate Wednesday - Vegan + Gluten Free

I can so easily get lost in the Youtube world of What I Ate videos. There's just something about them that pulls me in. That probably sounds strange, but if you're here reading this then I bet that you understand!

This is just a quick post of what I ate today. It's all vegan, gluten free, and pretty freakin' delicious so I thought that it would be fun to share!

BREAKFAST

Banana date ice cream is my jam. It's probably my favorite combo and I haven't had fresh dates in a while so I've been missing it from my life. I didn't realize how much I really did miss it until I bought some on Sunday and have been eating them every day since. Usually in this form! I topped my ice cream with a little bit of a Larabar and cacao nibs. YUM.

SNACK

Typically... another Larabar. I'm hooked.

LUNCH

I made rice, corn, edamame, and roasted chickpeas. I mixed that all together with some bbq sauce and then added romaine and sriracha to really top it all off. This combo was amazing!

SNACK

Half of a mini watermelon in the sunshine before my bike ride. Nothing better!

DINNER

I made waffles for dinner because sweet things are where it's at. I topped my waffles with blueberries, maple syrup, and white chocolate peanut butter. The waffle recipe is right here! Try this combo out, you won't regret it!


That's it! Another day in the books. If you like these posts let me know! I think the next one I do will be a macro/calorie version. I don't count calories or macros regularly but I find it fun to do on occasion just as an experiment.

Let me know what you guys have eaten today! I'd love to know. Also, remember that this is just one day of eating for me. Each day is quite different and that's okay! While looking at these type of posts it's important to realize this and never compare your own dietary choices to mine or anyone else's. Eat what makes you feel good and eat as much as you need to satisfy your body!

xx

What I Ate Wednesday - Vegan + Gluten Free

I'm here today to share a quick peek into what I eat in a typical day. As usual, everything is vegan, gluten free, and super delicious! This particular day happened to be a work day and it's quite different than a day of eating at home would be. But it's all simple, easy foods that you can easily prepare and take with you on the go. Oh, and if you want to check this out in video form, head over to Youtube and join me there! I'm trying to get into filming more videos and have been loving it too.


Breakfast

For breakfast I had peanut butter banana ice cream topped with molasses, coconut sugar, coconut, buckwheat groats, and cinnamon. Ahhhmazing!

Snack

I'm obsessed with this Larabar. I eat it almost everyday and I don't think I'll ever get tired of it. SO GOOD.

Lunch

So glad that I documented this rare occasion of me actually eating a salad. I topped it off with some red pepper dressing.

Snacks

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During the afternoon at work I was still pretty hungry after the salad so I grabbed the emergency stash of dried mango that I keep in my bag.

Once I got home I had a green smoothie snack that was so refreshing and just what I needed to fuel me until dinner!

Dinner

Potatoes, potatoes, potatoes. YUM. With a side of lemon zest hummus... double YUM.


That's it! Let me know if you like posts like this. They're easy for me to do (as long as I remember to document all of my food) and fun too!

Also, remember that this is just one day of eating for me. Each day is quite different and that's okay! While looking at these type of posts it's important to realize this and never compare your own dietary choices to mine or anyone else's. Eat what makes you feel good and eat as much as you need to satisfy your body!