Hi friends! I’ve had a great first day of fall and I hope it’s the start of a season of growth, goals and FUN! I am feeling a pull to sit down and write down my fall intentions when it comes to everything from career goals to personal growth to bucket list items that I want to do with Finn. This season always feels like such a breath of fresh air and I’m excited to make it special.
I might share some of these reflections with y’all next week but in the meantime, here are some recent eats.
1/4 cup rolled oats
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1/3 cup oat milk
1/3 cup plain greek yogurt
Squeeze of honey
Mix all of that together and let it sit in the fridge overnight. Add toppings of choice before eating. I did fig preserves and almond butter.
My breakfast of choice is still smoothies more than half the time. This combo was soooo good…
Plain full-fat greek yogurt
Frozen banana, peaches, blueberries, spinach and cauliflower rice
Scoop of Bulletproof collagen peptides (use code JEN_PBRUNNERBP20 for 20% off Bulletproof orders)
Scoop of Bulletproof prebiotic powder
Scoop of Naked Whey (my fave clean whey protein)
Salad with mixed greens, feta, apples, hearts of palm, chopped deli chicken, carrots, chickpeas, avocado, dried cranberries, olive oil, balsamic and sea salt.
Chopped romaine, hearts of palm, kalamata olives, carrots, red peppers, avocado, croutons, cherry tomatoes, deli chicken and ranch. This salad combination is so great.
You know it’s a good salad when you have so many toppings that you can’t even see the greens! Quinoa, apples, deli chicken, cherry tomatoes, dried cranberries, feta, avocado, carrots, olive oil and balsamic.
Mixed greens with chickpeas, chopped stuffed grape leaves, kalamata olives, red peppers, pumpkin seeds, avocado, feta, olive oil and balsamic.
Turkey on freshly baked sourdough with mayo, avocado, pepper jack and tomato.
Sheet pan dinner with brussels, potatoes and salmon. I seasoned the salmon with Dizzy Pig Shakin’ The Tree and Mediterranean-ish. I cooked it all in my Ninja Foodi Oven on air roast at 375. I pulled the salmon after about 12 minutes at about 125 degrees and left the veggies to roast another 12-15 mins.
Beef teriyaki with frozen mixed Asian-medley veggies, white rice and sriracha. I used the Kevin’s beef teriyaki for this.
Sheet pan meal with sweet potatoes, cauliflower and chicken breasts. I seasoned the chicken with Dizzy Pig Wonder Bird rub. Served with fresh melty mozzarella, hummus and a scoop of kraut over rice.
Pasta skillet with Mano Bella homemade pasta, Aldi pumpkin butternut squash sauce, frozen peas, Trader Joe’s frozen mixed medley mushrooms, Italian sausage and fresh mozzarella. Such an easy and delicious fall pasta dish. I also like the Trader Joe’s autumnal harvest sauce.
Still wins for my favorite dinner salad – about a year running now! Trader Joe’s gluten-free chicken nuggets cooked in my Ninja Foodi Oven on air fry at 400 and then tossed with buffalo sauce. Salad mix is chopped romaine, hearts of palm, tomatoes, carrots, fresh mozzarella, avocado, croutons and ranch.
When summer and fall collide. Tomato toast on sourdough with mayo and basil. The soup is a mix of ground chicken, white beans, greens, etc. There’s potential to share the recipe but I need to tweak it.
Giant bowl of Yafo randomness. This ended up being two dinners for me. There was a lot going on here including greens, rice, chicken, red cabbage slaw, brussels, hummus, tzatziki, baba ganoush, beets and feta.
10/10 recommend this snack combo! Good Culture cottage cheese topped with avocado and tomatoes and then eaten as a dip with pita chips.
Not the best photo but so insanely delicious that it must be posted. Finn wanted to buy these gigantic s’mores marshmallows at Target last week so I’ve been using them to make microwave s’mores with Reese’s pumpkins (melted into a blob).
Well, that wraps up my recent eats. I’m ending this first day of fall by watching my Georgia Bulldogs beat UAB! It’s been so nice to have football on in the background today as I’ve worked. One of my favorite fall things! 🙂
Do you like s’mores? Any fun ingredient swaps that you like to do?
Do you like cottage cheese? Favorite ways to eat it?
Current favorite salad dressing?