What I Ate Wednesday #145

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cab viewGood morning and Happy What I Ate Wednesday. It’s also a full moon day. Anyone else ever feel more tired the week of a full moon? Just the other day I was talking to someone about how I’m up like a f***ing shot every morning, but go figure, Monday morning, I totally thought my second alarm clock was a dream, and 7:30 a.m. found me in a cab heading to work. The universe was obviously laughing at me. 

I then proceeded to show up for a meeting that wasn’t scheduled until Tuesday. I’m shocked I managed to stay awake, much less get any real work done. Yet somehow…

Anyway, I thought we’d backtrack a little to Sunday this week, which was spent cleaning and hanging with friends at a cookie exchange party (where the hosts surprised us all by announcing they’re getting married!). As always, many thanks to the lovely Jenn of Peas & Crayons for hosting the weekly link party—hop on over there to see more WIAW from other bloggers!

  • Breakfast: Savory oats with zucchini and spinach cooked in, later topped with tahini (recycled pic)
  • Lunch: Big salad with pulled quicken, goat cheese, and balsamic; toast with hummus and roasted eggplant
  • Dinner: Chickpeas, kale, and mushrooms in a spicy tomato sauce (similar to this recipe—perhaps I’ll post a new recipe soon)
  • Snacks: Greek yogurt with fig preserves & cereal, bites of a few cookies at the party; an after-dinner chocolate treat from my friend Surkhab; sliced banana with non-fat ricotta before bed

Do you get tired during the full moon? What’s your favorite cookie? 


6 thoughts on “What I Ate Wednesday #145

    Laura@FitFreshandFunny said:
    January 15, 2014 at 5:19 pm

    Maybe that explains why I’ve been so tired the last few nights! This so-called “Big Salad” of yours sounds awesome!

      Jess responded:
      January 15, 2014 at 11:19 pm

      Haha could very well be! Despite the cold, I’ve been craving salads like crazy lately. Not exactly seasonal, but satisfying.

    Julie said:
    January 16, 2014 at 5:07 am

    My favorite cookies are snickerdoodles or gingerbread men.

      Jess responded:
      January 17, 2014 at 9:24 pm

      Both of those sound great! I could probably eat gingerbread any time of year.

    […] Like the time I slept through two alarm clocks: […]

    Halfway « Keeping It Real Food said:
    February 15, 2014 at 1:52 pm

    […] I’ve been working a lot of Saturdays at the hospital, so a mellow Friday evening with an early  bedtime suited me just fine. Besides, full moons make me tired. […]

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