WIAW #10

Good Morning Friends! Happy Wednesday. Hope you all are enjoying this last week of August. This month seems to have flown by so quickly. I am really looking forward to the next few months and the possible new job opportunities.

I switched things up slightly for breakfast today. I still had Kodiak Cakes but I layered them in a bowl with fresh local blueberries that I picked up at the farmer’s market on the weekend. I drizzled on some maple syrup and it went well with the sweet berries.
IMG_1274When I was at Blend this year I had the chance to try out Hope Foods Lentil Dips. I finally found them at Whole Foods last weekend and having been loving them. For lunch today I took the last of the lentil garlic dip and spread it on some toasted bread and topped it with some tomato. I also had some carrots and more of the blueberries. I’m not a huge garlic fan but this dip is very mild in the garlic dept compared to other garlic dips.
IMG_1264I snacked on a few pitted dates on top of some blueberries in the afternoon.
IMG_1277I have been really liking this ‘pizza’ lately. I take one whole egg and three egg whites and mix with salsa, some olives, and sundried tomatoes. I topped spread it on a piece of California Lavash Bread and baked it in the oven at 450 till brown (only 5-10 min). A quick and tasty alternative to an egg salad sandwich.

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I had the chance to hike at Blend with Laura. It was great to meet her and spend time chatting…such an awesome and inspiring person! She had a great review post on her site of the Veggetti. I had tried out the Paderno Spiralizer but found it too bulky for my small kitchen and ended up returning it. When I read her review I headed out to Bed Bath and Beyond and picked it up (got to use a 20% off coupon too!). I have been loving it! It takes up no space at all and it makes ‘zoodles’ easily and quickly. I took a whole zucchini and made noodles out of it. I added some cut up tomato and some Hope Foods Habanero Lentil dip to coat the zoodles. It was so good. Such a quick and veggie packed side dish. IMG_1268I ended the day with some blueberries, frozen mango chunks, and some of these pumpkin raisin balls. I mentioned a few weeks ago that I have a ton of pumpkin puree that I need to use up before I move. I saw Whitney’s recipe and decided to give it a try. They were fabulous. I didn’t have any almonds so I left them out and I found them sweet enough with only 1/2 tbsp of maple syrup. They turned out great and I made another batch to take to work to snack on this week. IMG_1275

Hope you all enjoy the long weekend!

Make sure you head over to Jenn’s page to check out everyone else’s great food.

Cheers!

Kate

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2 Responses to WIAW #10

  1. Glad you liked the pumpkin bites!! Another great addition is coconut flakes if you decide to make them again 🙂

    I need to try that lentil dip! xo

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