Man oh man…it wasn’t until after I was finished writing up this post that I realized just how much good food was had yesterday over here. Seriously…there was some GOOD eats.
Same thing as Monday. Two banana oat muffins with peanut butter + coffee (which I usually only finish about half of, if that).
A pineapple Greek yogurt
Plus a small handful of almonds (LOVE these, by the way)
I had to run out on my lunch hour, and wound up getting a huge craving for an Iced Passion Tea Lemonade from Starbucks. Since I was “in the neighborhood,” I figured I’d swing through the drive-thru and grab one. A venti one, at that.
Of course, the line at the drive-thru wound up getting ridiculously backed up and I ended up waiting in line for almost 10 minutes. Lucky for me, my patience was rewarded with a free drink coupon.
By the time I got back to the office, I was starrrrving so I quickly broke into my lunch.
Which was a generous helping of leftovers from Monday night’s Taco Salad. I actually just made this one right as I was making dinner, which was sooo nice to just have ready for me.
*P.S. – Recipe comin’ atcha later this afternoon!
My stomach felt really weird mid-afternoon – almost like I was super full feeling, but felt hungry at the same time. Eventually, the hunger won over, despite the odd fullness sensation, so I snacked on a Clif Z Bar.
Totally did the trick and tided me over until it was time for the DELICIOUS dinner that we had on hand…
Jay and I headed over shortly after work to Sarah & Jeff’s house for an incredible meal of homemade cheesesteaks. When I tell you that this is a meal I’ve practically been begging Sarah to make me for months, I’m not even kidding.
My excitement was through the roof, as if you couldn’t tell by my outrageous overuse of emoji icons.
Sarah had all of the goods ready and waiting by the time we got there, so it wasn’t long before we were all assembling our on cheesesteaks.
Once they were all assembled, we popped them into the oven to let the cheese get all nice and melty. Ohhhh yes.
Any guesses which one was mine?!
Well, if you guessed the one second from the left, you were correct.
I stuffed my monster of a cheesesteak with plenty of fresh cut beef, sautéed peppers and onions, a little bit of Cheese Whiz (yes, I cannot even tell you the last time I had it, but Sarah swears that it makes the cheesesteaks!) and plenty of provolone along the top.
As Sarah said, this is certainly not a meal where you worry about how bad you’re eating, so you might as well go big…and I totally agree. The cheesesteak was uhhhh-mazing, and so were the sweet potato fries that went with it.
After spending a few hours of the evening over at their place, we headed home for the night and there may or may not have been a handful or two of pretzel m&m’s that got consumed before bedtime. Juuuust sayin’.
It’s so funny to look at my eats these days compared to what I was eating at this time, say, a year ago. Granted, yes, I’m preggo, but the majority of the time I really don’t feel like it has had that much of an impact on my eating. Sure I get hungry a bit more often, but I just think my attitude and outlook on food in general has shifted dramatically in the past year…and honestly, I think it’s for the better.
It’s something I’ve thought about writing about one of these days, and maybe I will…but I’m still not quite sure how to put all of those thoughts into words. I actually do have quite a few thoughts on it all. But, needless to say, I like that I’ve been able to make these changes and feel comfortable with them. It has honestly made a world of difference for me in so many ways.
ANYWAYS…time for me to scoot. Happy Wednesday to you all! And like I said…a little recipe headed your way this afternoon!