We spent last weekend out of town which means I spent the entire week working on laundry, running errands and cooking – it’s taken all week to feel like I’m finally caught up around here.
With the exception of a little yoga over the weekend, I didn’t work out at all while we were gone, and so I was up and out the door first thing Monday morning for a bike ride.
My current favorite workout is riding my bike to my yoga studio (10 minutes, a nice warm up), 75 minute Vinyasa flow and then the 10 minute ride home (a perfect cool down). Ride/Yoga/Ride was my Tuesday workout, and I got caught in the rain on the way home. When Ava saw me and my wet butt she said “did you pee your pants?”
No, but thanks for noticing.
A post yoga breakfast Part I of coffee and fresh berries that I’d stocked up on the night before.
Another breakfast I saw multiple times this week was a couple Applegate farm breakfast sausages, over eggs (only one in this picture because it was the last one!) and sides of steamed veggies – usually whatever was left over from dinner the night before.
Some food prep from the week – Asian coleslaw for dinner a couple nights in a row (with regular cabbage instead of Napa cabbage) and some sliced jicama and red pepper for snacking.
Red pepper and jicama were a part of a number afternoon snacks – one day it was with some deli ham, baby carrots and some green olives.
For dinner this week we had chicken legs coated in a little djion mustard and garlic powder, coleslaw on the side and a tossed salad.
Would you like some vegetables with your vegetables? Yes, please!
My plate looks a little sad with only one chicken leg on it. Good thing two more legs managed to make it onto my plate before dinner was over.
Another dinner was baked salmon (dusted with garlic powder and S&P), oven roasted green beans tossed in thyme and olive oil (at 350 for about 45 minutes)
and an awesome side salad made with arugula, spinach, purslane, minced fresh basil (the most important ingredient!) and strawberries in a simple dressing olive oil and balsamic.
Dinner number #3 this week was so good I had it again for lunch the next day. A red pepper chicken sausage (cut up like I’m 3 years old) with a heaping side of sauerkraut and some dijon mustard.
We’ve been loving the Bubbies sauerkraut that I can only find at our local hippie grocery store. Sauerkraut was one of those things I never would have eaten as a kid.
Kids are so stupid.
Workouts from the week:
Monday – 40 minute bike ride
Tuesday – yoga + bike ride to and from class
Wednesday – spent the entire day walking around an amusement park (rollercoasters must be good for your core, right?)
Thursday – a very rainy rest day
Friday – easy morning run, 45 minutes
That’s a wrap!