WIAW# 9 – What I ate Wednesday

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6. February 2013 by swissfitchick

Good morning everyone, welcome to a new round of WIAW – What I ate Wednesday hosted by Jen over at Peas and Crayons.

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What WIAW isn’t about –

Comparison – Judgement – Restriction – Guilt

What WIAW IS about –

Celebrating one of the glorious things we all have in common: We all eat!

We all know that these are my meals from Tuesday, so be prepared for some good Tuesday stuff.
My schedule included my first personal training with Daniel. Since I want to get leaner/tone up my body, he suggested that we start to do some heavier weight lifting than I am used to. He also adviced me not to do another workout on that day. It was weird for me to get up and not workout first thing in the morning, but I followed his advice and only went with my meditation.

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recycled pic from Spain

I baked this Banana-Protein-Muffin on Monday evening and was excited to have it in the morning, it tastes delicious! The recipe is from Danielle and I use it quite regularly. I am in love with pomseeds lately – so delicious!!

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The very rare time I have coffee, I drink black espresso or espresso macchiato. I got this one yesterday which I think is totally cute.

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Breakfast was very early and did not hold me over until lunch. I grabbed one of my favorite food since this weekend – a savory chicken thigh muffin!!

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I also prepped a huge batch of Quinoa to grab and go during the week. This is what I love with meal prep. I always cook up a good amount of Quinoa, Sweet Potatoes, chicken, and a huge bowl of veggies. This way I can just throw the things together I feel like having for lunch or dinner, warm it up – perfect.

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Before my weight lifting session I had to dig in on some energy – since my weekend was full of baking and cooking, I had these ready too:

Protein-Date-Amazeballs

Protein-Date-Amazeballs

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I could eat ONE – they are very filling and got a bit too sweet for my taste.

And believe me, I was pretty darn glad I had this booster. The workout was REALLY challenging!! Daniel guided me through this:

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We did 10 rounds (10 reps, 9 reps, 8 reps etc.) – and YES, I felt almost dead after…..:-)  But it was great and I am looking forward to be challenged more!

In the evening one of my best friends came over like many times on a Tuesday. We made it kind of a tradition to do a healthy dinner date at my place with girlschat, watching shows and throwing some good foods together.

Organic Tofu Burger, green leaves, sauted zucchini, peppers

Organic Tofu Burger, green leaves, sauted zucchini, peppers

Oh well, ya know….I might be 34 but I can be so entertained by these…..

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Have a great Wednesday friends!!

xxx

Lucie

30 thoughts on “WIAW# 9 – What I ate Wednesday

  1. Look at youuu!! Beasting it up @ the gym… you go girl!!🙂 Isn’t it great what meal prepping does for you? Makes life so much easier.

  2. Nadja says:

    I tried making Amazeballz yesterday but they didn’t stick well together. Guess my baking talents are not so great…😉

    • Did you include the dates? There must be a sticky ingredient which is not too liquid. If it still doesn’t stick, add a tiny bit of milk knead well and place them in the fridge – then it should work.

      • Nadja says:

        oh thanks for these tips! The recipe didn’t include dates so i don’t know what happened😉 but i’m not sure i’m gonna do this recipe again as it was a little too nutritious for me! I’ll try another one next time

  3. The heart on your coffee is too cute and I love the look of those Amazeballs!

  4. Greta says:

    You had coffee! Yay!
    And I love the workout! I’m the beast when it comes to barbells! Rrrr!😀
    I have to learn how to cook in advance too. Cause I just never do😦
    On the whole, you rock those foods, Lucie😉

  5. Looks like a very challenging workout! I’ve been loving pom seeds so much too! Happy WIAW!!

  6. That breakfast muffin looks seriously good, and you are doing a great job with meal preparation. I know personally I HATE doing it, but I’m always glad when it’s humpday and I don’t have to do too much cooking.

    Love the heart on your coffee. Too cute.

    Great job on the weights. Meditation too.🙂

  7. SOOOO Happy you love the muffins😀

  8. All the meals look amazing! I’m so excited for you to work with heavier weight lifting too! I think it’s going to make all the difference for you and I can’t wait to see your progress🙂

  9. Kinder eggs! Omigosh I love them! I’m 28 and still get a kick out of anything that combines chocolate and toys. Growing up is overrated😉 All of your eats look delicious, girlie, and great job with the heavier weights! I remember feeling like a complete boss when I started lifting heavier:mrgreen:

  10. I would need someone to help me do that workout. never had a kinder egg… I know scary

  11. Love these recipes! Totally checking out those chicken thigh muffins… I’m a sucker for savory!

  12. livliveslife says:

    Prepping food is so smart, especially when it’s healthy things like quinoa! And I’m definitely checking out that chicken muffin!🙂

  13. I’ve never made savory muffins before. Need to try that sometime! And yay for “Überraschungseier”🙂

  14. P says:

    I love Kinder chocolate :3
    Those chocolate eggs remind me of when they made Wonderballs (chocolate hollow balls with a prize inside—stickers, a small toy…most of the time they were Disney characters themed!).

  15. […] Lucie – “I started to lift heavy weights again! I am a circuit/HIIT/TRX/Crossfit freak, but since I want to get leaner/toned up I started to do new heavy weight routines with my trainer. It was challenging and will continue to be – so excited!” […]

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