Lately!

July 22, 2013

Hiya foodies!

Eats from last week:

Breakfasts

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I classed up my overnight oats in a lovely yogurt container. Combined with iced coffee, zero dishes to do! Woo hoo! I don’t really mind washing dishes that much, but it’s just the fact that I have to wash the same dishes over and over and over and over every single day that drives me nuts sometimes!

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{Yay for dishwashers}

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Family egg-tastic breakfast with fruit and toast

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I had this small-ish bowl of fruit, yogurt granola and nut butter before the farmer’s market one day. I had planned to maybe snack on something else but I never did. And this ended up being enough.

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Hi oatmeal!

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I missed you. Topped with crumbled Harvest Bar from Great Harvest and mixed with berries and cottage cheese. Sunbutter is the butter of the week.

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A dreary pre-sunrise scrambled egg, banana, grape and toast plate.

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This guy was crumbled Hummingbird Muffin, Greek yogurt, banana and sunbutter.

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Ahh and good ole French toast! On Cinnamon Chip – a treat!

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Lunches

This salad was topped with herby lentils, tomatoes from the garden, green peppers, avocado and goat cheese. With a toasted Virginia roll on the side.

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Leftover quiche, salad with leftover roasted veggies and goat cheese and a peach. Lemonade water on the side.

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I LOVE hydrangeas!

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An amazing tomato, basil, bacon and goat cheese sandwich. On herby sourdough from the bakery. Tomato from the garden!

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Salad on the side

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Another No Bull Burger salad with grapes and toast. Lots and lots of tomatoes!

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Here’s one of Mazen’s lunches! No Bull Burger with peas, cheese, butternut squash and carrot.

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Lunch at the bakery – Pimento cheese + tofu salad with fresh High Five on the side and chutney on top!

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Dinners

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Easy dinner: No Bull Burger on a Virginia roll with some cheese and a big veggie-heavy salad with Annie’s Woodstock dressing.

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Leftovers dinner:

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London Broil and grilled veggies, caprese salad from the garden and half a Virginia roll

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That’s all I got for dinners – more next week!

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1 SS July 22, 2013 at 8:57 am

Absolutely delicious post! Lots of inspiration for the week ahead!! Your “”dreary” picture made me smile tho, because it still looks fantastic next to a plain bagel, donut or fast food breakfast sandwich that is the fuel for so many people. Thanks for getting my am off to a healthy start.

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2 Jordan July 22, 2013 at 8:58 am

Those hydrangeas are beautiful, so vibrant!! That’s my absolute favorite flower there is. :) Are they from your garden/yard?

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3 KathEats July 22, 2013 at 9:00 am

The market, but we are working on growing some

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4 Karen July 22, 2013 at 9:25 am

My favorite too…incomparably lush and fragrant (the latter being a huge bonus!) Enjoy :)

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5 Shel@PeachyPalate July 22, 2013 at 9:03 am

I don’t even need to be hungry to finish reading your lately post and have a zillion cravings!!! Deliciousness! Sunbutter..always the nut butter of the week! Recently try Maranatha Sunflower seed butter, only salt added….pretty darn amazing! I was mightily impressed!

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6 Carly @ Snack Therapy July 22, 2013 at 9:07 am

I’m so thankful for my dishwasher, as I despise washing the billion dishes I use each day. I used to think I hated French toast until I had an amazing graham cracker-encrusted, biscoff-stuffed French toast dish this weekend. Oh my gooooodnesssss, it was dreamy,

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7 KathEats July 22, 2013 at 9:13 am

Wow I want that French toast!

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8 Melissa July 22, 2013 at 9:20 am

Everything looks so great and colorrful!

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9 Maureen July 22, 2013 at 9:47 am

I haven’t even had breakfast & I am craving all those salads you posted! :)

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10 Kinsey July 22, 2013 at 10:01 am

Your lunches always look fantastic! I would love to try a No Bull burger.

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11 Kelly @ Kelly Runs for Food July 22, 2013 at 10:24 am

Those salads look amazing! I can’t wait till our garden tomatoes are ready to eat and I’ll be all some caprese salad.

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12 Meagan July 22, 2013 at 10:29 am

Wow! I’ve never see such purple hydrangeous! Gorgeous!

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13 Mitch Parker July 22, 2013 at 10:31 am

Wow! Every recipe you’ve mentioned is delicious! Your lunch is superb. I wish I can prepare my meal like that. Thanks for sharing. You just made me hungry right now. :-p

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14 Kaila @healthyhelperblog! July 22, 2013 at 10:40 am

I always love looking at all your colorful plates and unique bowls! The bright blue is my favorite!

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15 Sydney @ Trust the Skinny Cook July 22, 2013 at 10:43 am

Your tomatoes look delicious. And yay for chutney… Such an overlooked condiment!

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16 Claire @ Health Nut Claire July 22, 2013 at 10:44 am

I just recently did *half* of the conscious cleanse and it focuses on food pairings. So either grains with veggies or protein with veggies, no mixing of the two and fruit by itself. I actually noticed a big difference in the way I digested my meals – little to no gas and bloating, regular BMs and etc… My question is what’s your opinion on food pairing? I’m a food and nutrition major on my way to becoming an RD so I know we’ve been taught protein, carb, fat at every meal for satiety. I know you could still accomplish the three following the food pairing rules but anyways. It’s a new concept to me so I wanted to get your take on it. Thanks!

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17 KathEats July 22, 2013 at 3:41 pm

I really don’t think it’s necessary for most people (for example, I mix my foods and don’t have gas/bloating/irregularity) but those who do have trouble and have found improvement experimenting with different food combos might have something different about their guts that demand more simplicity in foods.

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18 Emily @ Life on Food July 22, 2013 at 11:34 am

Our tomatoes are just starting to turn. Cannot wait for a tomato, mozzarella and basil salad. That will be pretty much all I eat for a few days once they start coming in. Best. Part. Of. Summer.

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19 Chelsea Preedy July 22, 2013 at 11:35 am

You’re plates are absolutely beautiful! There is something about eating food that has been prepared well and presented in a gorgeous way. Thanks for the post, I’m thinking I may need to add some No-Bull burgers to my menu this week. YUM!

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20 Sara @ fitcupcaker July 22, 2013 at 11:37 am

I wish I could jump into this post and eat all that food right now!

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21 emily July 22, 2013 at 11:38 am

Oh god, that salad. I love pimento cheese so much but it just doesn’t seem as good when I make it at home. I need to travel down South to get my fix! When we were in Atlanta last year I had pimento cheese with spiced saltines at a little bar and it was basically the best thing ever.

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22 Charmaine July 22, 2013 at 1:07 pm

How do you make herby lentils? I’m looking for meat-free protein sources, and soy doesn’t work for me, so lentils might be my easiest go-to!

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23 KathEats July 22, 2013 at 3:39 pm

I just tossed in an herbs de Provence blend I have

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24 Charmaine July 23, 2013 at 5:42 am

Thanks very much — easy and nutritious, can’t beat it, I’ll be making these tonight :)

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25 Jane @ Not Plain So Jane July 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm

I love hydrangeas too, they are my favorite!

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26 Amy @ www.funfoodiefamily.wordpress.com July 22, 2013 at 2:57 pm

I eating some pimento cheese right now! Oh, my, what some beautiful fresh food in every one of these pictures! Love the healthy food on Mazen’s high chair! =)

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27 Alex @ Cookie Dough Katzen July 22, 2013 at 3:05 pm

I feel ya’ on not dirtying up more dishes than needed. I love your plates and bowls!

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28 Nikki July 22, 2013 at 5:25 pm

When you have a peach for lunch do you eat it with your meal or save it later as a snack?

Not sure why but I’ve always thought of fruit as a snack and not part of lunch. Ill have veggies for lunch but never fruit.

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29 KathEats July 22, 2013 at 6:50 pm

It’s usually the “dessert” of my lunch

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30 Erika @ fortheloveofpeanutbutter July 22, 2013 at 7:19 pm

Your salads look heavenly.
PS I started getting my bread from a Great Harvest nearby where I live, and I’m sold. The dakota and cinnamon chip breads have my heart.

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31 KathEats July 22, 2013 at 8:18 pm

That makes me happy : )

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32 Katherine July 22, 2013 at 8:10 pm
33 Taylor July 22, 2013 at 9:32 pm

I’g glad someone else puts cottage cheese in their oatmeal! Everyone thinks it’s the strangest thing but they don’t know what they’re missing out on! :)

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34 Kerry July 23, 2013 at 2:04 am

Your food always looks so nice, I’m not a salad lover but yours always looks delicious!

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35 Christina @ The Beautiful Balance July 23, 2013 at 2:08 am

Those hydrangeas are GORGEOUS! I will now be on the hunt for them everywhere!

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36 Vanessa July 23, 2013 at 4:03 am

I love the detail you have added to the post. The piccies and food looks fantastic, very healthy and mouth watering.

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37 Ellie July 23, 2013 at 12:43 pm

Hi Kath, just wondering what a London broil is! I’m a Londoner and have never heard of it – just wondering if I’ve missed something? :)

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38 KathEats July 23, 2013 at 2:02 pm

It’s an American cut of beef grilled and sliced thinly – ironically not related to London which is probably why you haven’t heard of it : )

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_broil

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39 Sars July 23, 2013 at 1:49 pm

What is lemonade water? Half water, half Crystal Light?

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40 KathEats July 23, 2013 at 2:01 pm

Close…1/4 Santa Cruiz lemonade and 3/4 water

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41 Marissa@ohhhsolovely July 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm

this post made me crave some nutbutters. those hydrangeas are great. are they from your garden?

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42 Rachel July 28, 2013 at 8:11 pm

Where do you get your mason jars and metal straws? I think those would be the perfect accessory to my morning iced coffee. Your eats lately look delicious.

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43 KathEats July 29, 2013 at 5:48 am

The straws are from Amazon. ..jars collected from various place s

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