What I Ate Wednesday #23

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5. June 2013 by swissfitchick

Hi!

It’s midweek and it’s 2 days before I leave for the U.S. excitment is slowly increasing!!

Before I show you my food from this week, I ask you a favor: Anyone who knows New York City and Boston well, PLEASE provide me with your favorite tips! I am looking for fun&great places to see, great restaurants, HEALTHY restaurants or take away’s, gyms, parks or anything that you think we need to see. I’ve been to NYC tons of times in my Swissair worktime, but that is so long ago. So please, fill up the comment section! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

So here we are to a new round of WIAW – What I ate Wednesday! Head over to the hostess’ page and let yourself inspire by all the great food ideas!

wiaw sensible snacking button

I don’t consider myself as the most sensible snacker. Either I eat nothing, or hardboiled eggs.

2 hardboiled eggs

Sometimes maybe some almonds…..

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…or cookies my boss brings along….

Cute, ey??

Cute, ey??

So yeah. Totally lame Not very exciting on this side. I have to say though, that I loved my new spin of sweet eggs, inspired by Sam’s Chocolate Eggwhite ‘Oatmeal’.

Eggwhites, Flaxseed, Cinnamon, Cacao Powder, Stevia

Eggwhites, Flaxseed, Cinnamon, Cacao Powder, Stevia

Such a delicious start into the day if you ask me. To continue the deliciousness, I whipped up some more Hummus for lunch – and added some currypowder this time. Loved the spice up! Dipping with Edamame and Cucumberslices. Yes.

Foto 2I don’t know when I had this unattractive kind of thing, but it was a snack or a dessert during this week – almond butter cookie dough mess. #uglybutgood ! Believe me, I could live of this. I love it even more with honey instead of stevia and some cacao powder, which tastes like chocolate cookie batter. And now all together: DROOOOOOOOOL!!

Raw crunchy almond butter, stevia, cinnamon, water

#uglybutgood: Raw crunchy almond butter, stevia, cinnamon, water

And as mentioned in yesterday’s recipe post, I cooked up the Thai Buddha Bowl from Tone it Up for dinner! I added giant prawns, my absolute favorite seafood and protein – and let it simmer a good time in the coconut milk.

Before dinner, I had my weekly appointment with my personal trainer and I was SO ready for this postworkout meal! It tasted superdelicious and since we still have cold weather here, I was perfectly happy and comforted with this bowl. I can really recommend trying it!

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All in all some good eats in my books. Happy Wednesday!

Did you ever cook with coconut milk and did you like it? I use it a lot in my meals and I absolutely love it.

Favorite bowl messes? Yogurt, Cereal, Nutbutters, Fruits, Smoothies, Puddings…?ย 

xxx

Lucie

39 thoughts on “What I Ate Wednesday #23

  1. Esthi says:

    Have an awesome vacation sweetie! Enjoy and relax! Hope you have good weather, good times, good eats and good laughs!
    See you soon when you get back! Lots of love!

  2. Christine says:

    Everything looks so delicious! Especially the coconut milk soup. I’ll have to try that one soon since I love asian flavors ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Have a wonderful time in Boston! Very envious of you for going, I love it there ๐Ÿ™‚ The Thai Buddha Bowl looks fab ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Man, wouldn’t the cacao bliss be heaven on that cacao powder omelette!!??!

  5. Can I please come to the US with you ;)? I’ve never been there and it’s been a dream of mine for years. Hope you’ll have an amazing time!
    As a fiend of anything coconut-related I’m ashamed to admit it’s been a while since I last cooked with coconut milk. That Buddha bowl looks like a great way to use it for sure and I might have to come up with a create something similar soon.
    Happy Wednesday!

  6. I adore cooking with coconut milk, but I don’t really think to do it too often…might have to change that next week, it’s so good in soups and curries!

  7. It’s a fact: everything tastes better in bowl form! Yogurt messes are my one of my all-time favorite meals…especially when raw oats, peanut butter and applesauce are involved ;)!

  8. Everything looks tasty, especially the hummus! Have a wonderful time when you get to the U.S! Can’t wait to read your posts all about your trip, Lucie!

  9. Courtney @ Star Systemz says:

    I wish I could give you the haps for ny and boston but I just don’t know! All I have to say is find a whole foods and a trader joes! You will love those ๐Ÿ™‚ also you should check out some farmers markets around town those are always fun to experience! My go to snack right now is hummus so easy and once you get the ingredients to your liking its perfect with peppers carrots and celery! When I need some extra protein I dip chicken in for snack time! Can’t wait to see all of your photos! Sending you lots of love ๐Ÿ™‚ Love + Shine Courtstar

    • Aww, thank you so much Courtney for all these great tips! I actually already found out where WHole Foods is, can not wait to get there!
      And dipping chicken in Hummus, is a genius idea!!

  10. Those cookies are adorable!!

    And I am so jealous that you will be in NYC. That is my favorite city!! I will be excited to see what healthy restaurants you eat at and recommend :).

  11. 2 days?! Gah! So close! I’m still trying to convince you to make a detour up to Canada while you’re over here ๐Ÿ˜‰

    I love coconut milk and use it a lot to cook my grains. Rice is my favorite one, but I have yet to try adding it to oatmeal and seeing how that goes. Oh! And I love mixing it into yogurt for my yogurt messes! Plain yogurt, fruit, nut butters, cereal, and either almond or coconut milk? I’m definitely a happy camper when I’m cleaning up one of those ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Oh that would be LOVELY if I could meet you on my trip!! Actually I’ll be visited in Boston by a friend from Canada, so why don’t you join?? ๐Ÿ™‚
      I love the idea of coconut milk in oats, how did I never think of that before??

  12. cleanfoodcreativefitness says:

    Can’t wait for you to get to Boston! I’m dying to try the tone it up buddha bowl. Looks so good!

  13. I love thai food! And coconut milk is a must ๐Ÿ™‚

  14. Lisa says:

    Wish you were coming to Canada instead of the US ๐Ÿ˜‰
    That’s so exciting! Yay! You’re going to have so much fun there!
    Oh gosh, don’t even get me started on coconut milk. I love the stuff. From using it in baked goods, oatmeal bakes, stirfrys, cooking quinoa, hot chocolate. Okay, I’ll stop now.

    • Oh I wish I could just meet you girls alllllll!!
      And YES for coconut milk everywhere. I really need to try one of your oatmeal bakes with coconut milk soon, always drooling over them! You could always go on, I can not hear enough of these great ideas!

  15. So. Much. Good. Food. !!! I’m definitely going to try the cocoa omelet – yum! Just a year ago I would have though that sweet eggs was the strangest idea ever, but now I LOVE them! I bet this would be delicious with banana, too! Oh, and that Buddha Bowl looks absolutely amazing. I love prawns with coconut milk, so I’m going to have to make that, too. Heck, maybe I’ll just copy your entire day of eats because I’m also digging the almond butter cookie dough. Swooooooon.

    I’m so so excited for your trip, and can’t wait to hear ALL about your adventures in New York and Boston! One of the best restaurants I visited in NYC was Pure Food & Wine. It’s entirely vegan, gluten free, and raw, but oh my heavens, EVERYTHING was amazing! You have to go there! I never knew raw food could be so delicious. Also, be sure to visit Eataly – I spent four hours there, and ate probably a day’s worth of food. It’s an incredible experience (markets, restaurants etc etc). If you can, you should take a class at Soul Cycle…A lot of celebrities workout there, so you may see one! The classes are kind of expensive and you have to reserve a spot in advance, but I’ve heard it’s totally worth it! Oh, and definitely go to Bareburger!! It’s a healthy burger place that offers lettuce-wrap burgers (they have bison, elk and ostrich, which is the leanest meat). I went there in September with Julie (juliegolean), and it was amazing! I’ll stop blabbing now, but you can read about my Pure Food and Wine and Bareburger experiences here ( http://nourish-and-flourish.net/2012/09/new-york-city-noshing-bareburger-and-pure-food-and-wine/ ) and my Eataly experience here ( http://nourish-and-flourish.net/2012/09/new-york-snapshots/ )

    Love you, m’dear!! โค

    • Haha, I am glad you like my day of eats! Let me know how you liked it!
      Oh and giiiiirl, thank you SO SO MUCH for al these great tips!!! I will DEFINITELY try them out!! And I will for sure let you know how it was. You are the best! Totally looking forward!
      Love you and sending tons of hugs!!

  16. kate marrin says:

    Yay! I love and live in Boston! The weather is so amazing right now, and we’re right on the water you can’t go wrong just walking, and walking (and walking!). Run along the Charles River, and try to catch a Red Sox game-the energy of Boston fans is contagious. Happy travels!

    • Oh thank you soooo much Kate!!! That is great information, I will definitely go for a raun along the Charles River! And I will try to get into that Red Sox game, love fan events!!

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  18. Love the addition of cocoa powder to the eggs! I love sweetened eggs!

    That bowl looks scrumptious!

  19. bowl messes can be amazing. I enjoy my oatmeal messes every single morning ๐Ÿ˜€ I really wish I could eat yogurt though, those bowl messes always look delish!

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