What I Ate Wednesday #33: Thanksgiving Prep

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Happy Wednesday, all! I’m heading out to see my family in New Jersey, so I decided to post about Tuesday’s meals for this week’s What I Ate Wednesday post.

Thanks for the kind words yesterday. I know I waited kind of a while to post about it, but for some reason it felt best to hold off until I’d had a little time to put things in the past tense.  Speaking of changes, this is the first Thanksgiving since 2007 I’m not traveling to Boston, and I have to admit, I’m so happy not to have to deal with the stress of a long-distance trip this year.

Not counting cleaning, laundry, and paper-writing, my prep this year basically involved eating the perishables in the fridge before skipping town. Not too hard to do. A lot of weird, big salads and odd sandwiches were involved. Yesterday was no exception. Here’s what was on the menu…

Breakfast: Oats with a chopped plum, pumpkin, ground flax and sunflower seed butter

Lunch: A grilled cheese made with hummus, goat cheese, roasted eggplant and roasted pepper; kale chips on the side

Snack: yogurt with a plum and cereal

Dinner: Massaged kale salad with baked tofu, roasted cauliflower and roasted pepper; baked sweet potato rounds 

Snack: More yogurt and cereal

So that’s that. I’m looking forward to a long weekend with family and friends.

What are your Thanksgiving plans? 

To see more WIAW from other bloggers, visit Jenn’s blog, Peas & Crayons.

5 thoughts on “What I Ate Wednesday #33: Thanksgiving Prep

    Jessica said:
    November 23, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    Yum, that sandwich looks awesome! Looks like a day of good eats!

    brokencookiesdontcount said:
    November 23, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    The sandwich looks delicious. Hummus and grilled eggplant. I’m in love!!

    Brittany @Little b's healthy habits said:
    November 23, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Oh my goodness that sandwich! Bookmarking this for sure, thanks for sharing!

    Sara @my less serious life said:
    November 23, 2011 at 11:17 pm

    ooooh…that sandwich looks yummy!

    Jess responded:
    November 24, 2011 at 3:34 am

    it was pretty awesome

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