July 19, 2012


Productive morning ending shortly with an early lunch! What did I do differently today that caused me to get so hungry so early? I forgot the nut (seed) butter!! I swear that tablespoon makes such a difference in satiety! I could have gone another 45 minutes or so, but I have errands to run this afternoon and wanted to get lunch over with so I could get out of the house!


I made a fantastic open-faced sandwich on a thick slice of Dakota bread -


Topped with a layer of Whole Foods Lemon Hummus, 3 slices of sharp white cheddar and sliced avocado.


So thick I had to eat it with a knife and fork – which was actually quite nice!


Los chips (pronounced “los cheeeeps”) on the side!




Peace out!


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1 Kelly Michele July 19, 2012 at 11:30 am

Sandwich looks delish! :) will have to try that combo sometime!


2 Jordan @ Bake Write Sleep July 19, 2012 at 11:31 am

I LOVE that lemon hummus. I could eat it with a spoon. In fact, I have to try hard not to.


3 Caroline @ After Dinner Dance July 19, 2012 at 11:33 am

I love making paninis with cheddar, hummus and avocado – so good!


4 Krissy @ Shiawase Life July 19, 2012 at 11:33 am

LOL are you GOING to Earlysville? Right nearby, haha.


5 KathEats July 19, 2012 at 11:39 am

Haha nope – just borrowing its namesake :)


6 Claire @ Live and Love to Eat July 19, 2012 at 11:36 am

Avocado + hummus + cheese sounds perfect right now – even better toasted! :)


7 Khushboo July 19, 2012 at 11:38 am

Wow that’s cheese, hummus and avo isn’t a combo I would have up with but I’m intrigued!


8 Antonia @ healthinspirations July 19, 2012 at 11:39 am

I agree, adding just a spoon of nut butter can make a huge difference in satiety. Love the look of your sandwich!


9 Alyssa (pb and oatmeal) July 19, 2012 at 11:41 am

hummus, cheese, and avocado is my favorite go-to sandwich! I eat one every day!


10 Cait's Plate July 19, 2012 at 11:47 am

I definitely always notice when I forgo the nut butter in breakfast. 11:30 rumbling tummy is the sign to let me know! :)


11 Lynn @ the actor's diet July 19, 2012 at 11:59 am

Want my avocado to ripen!!!


12 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More July 19, 2012 at 12:08 pm

YUM! Avocado!! :)


13 Averie @ Averie Cooks July 19, 2012 at 12:12 pm

Those chips looks perfect for something I’m making which need a really thick ‘n hearty dippage tool!


14 Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat July 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm

I need to get some of this lemon hummus you speak of!! Or make some, I suppose. Lunch was early for me too today. I think it was because I had a really hard workout this morning so I’m extra hungry!


15 mary @ minutespermile July 19, 2012 at 12:34 pm

wow, I haven’t heard “peace out” in quite some time. that made me smile.


16 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats July 19, 2012 at 12:37 pm

your lunch looks sooo good! Haha it’s making me wish I could have that rather than what I brought to work! I haven’t had chips in ages, needs to be remedied!


17 Anna July 19, 2012 at 12:38 pm

I’ve been eating so much avocado! Looks good :)


18 Susan H. @ The Food Allergy Chronicles July 19, 2012 at 12:55 pm

Loving avocados right now! Such a summer staple for just about everything! Your sandwich looks divine!


19 ~Christy July 19, 2012 at 1:01 pm

Looks super yummy – LOVE open faced sandwiches :)


20 Annette @FitnessPerks July 19, 2012 at 1:09 pm

I love white cheddar!! YUMM.


21 j3nn July 19, 2012 at 1:36 pm

Avocado has been in nearly everything I eat lately. Amazing little fruit, it is! :)


22 Karen July 19, 2012 at 1:45 pm

AHhhh!! Cannot believe you guys call them “cheeeepps”.. my hubby and I do as well:)


23 Sarah @ Learning to Feed Yourself July 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm

I didn’t eat any peanut butter for breakfast either and noticed I was hungry by ten!! Never forgetting that again!


24 Rachel July 19, 2012 at 2:03 pm

ahh lemon hummus, that’s my favorite!!


25 Emily @Emily's Olives July 19, 2012 at 2:11 pm

I forgot about the wonders of an open faced sandwich! That is definitely on the lunch plan for this weekend!


26 Kristin July 19, 2012 at 4:13 pm

That look delicious! It looks like a great idea to include lemon hummus on the bread. I bet that makes the sandwich even better.


27 Ashley @ Coffee, Cake and Cardio July 19, 2012 at 4:24 pm

Those chips look awesome!


28 Diana Hutchins July 19, 2012 at 7:39 pm

Looks like a good quick lunch! I love avocados.


29 MegS July 19, 2012 at 10:12 pm

That looks delicious Kath!! I am going to try and do something with some avocados tomorrow! I have some fresh tomatoes from my garden that I really want to mix with something and I may make guacamole! :-) This is my first year having a garden and things definitely taste better fresh off of the vine!


30 Chocolate July 20, 2012 at 4:34 am

The chips look interesting. Are they at Whole Foods?


31 KathEats July 20, 2012 at 6:19 am

red hot n blues


32 Fran@ Broken Cookies Don't Count July 20, 2012 at 5:18 am

That sandwich looks great!


33 Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin July 20, 2012 at 6:29 am

Love hummus and avocado together!


34 Angel7 July 20, 2012 at 9:40 am

I love to eat los chips! Chips & salsa tonight = YUMMY!!!



35 Lexi @ You, Me, & A World to See July 20, 2012 at 12:50 pm

Avocado + hummus + cheese can do no wrong in my vegetarian-college-life heart :)


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