Simple yet affective.

Happy Hump Day, whoop whoop!

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With that said, let’s dive right into another post. 😀

Breakfast

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Two slices Ezekiel toast + nanner slices + unsweetened coconut flakes — one with almond butter, one with sunflower butter

Yesterday morning I was really feeling some good ole toast. Fun fact: toasted bread is sweeter than regular bread because the heat breaks down the carbohydrates making the molecules smaller thus sweeter.

Just a little something I learned in class. 😉

Lunch

Pre-tossed:

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Post-tossed:

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Spring mix + grape toms + roasted butternut squash + red onion + goat cheese + bran crackers + Jim ‘N’ Nick’s smoked turkey & BBQ sauce

Yep. I used BBQ sauce as a salad dressing and it was straight ballin’. Spicy, sweet, and just perfect in this salad. Good thing I have two other leftover BBQ sauces in the fridge.

Snacks

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During my food science lab I snacked on an apple and a Perfectly Simple bar by Zone Perfect. These bars are super tasty and they really mean it when they say simply — only 5-8 ingredients in all each bar.

We made baked sweet potato fries during lab so, of course, I had a few of those.

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Sweet potatoes + EVOO + S&P + garlic powder + paprika 

Yuuuum.

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After lab, I came home and had some tea before heading out to a hot yoga class.

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Both my parents have been drinking this tea 1-2 times everyday and say they’ve noticed a difference in their digestive system. Also, the tea contains anise which gives it great flavor. Sadly, this was the only bag they left for me. 🙁

Workout

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I’m still enjoying my half-off 6 classes pass to Yoga Bliss that I scored on Groupon.

Last night I went to quite possibly the best yoga classes I’ve ever been to. The instructor was amazing and gave great breathing cues which really helped me connect my body with the flow and the poses. Another thing I really loved was the mantra we practiced at the end of the class.

*Breathe in* Let, *breathe out* go. 

Simple yet affective.

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I’ve mentioned before that when it comes to sweating I am beast. This can be problematic during yoga — especially hot yoga! — causing me to slip ‘n slide all over the mat while trying to hold poses. My problem has been solved thanks to my mom who found this yoga towel at Target the other day. I highly recommend it for any sweaty yogis out there!

Dinner

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Roasted rosemary carrots + 4 egg white scramble with spinach + cheddar cheese all dipped in ketchup

The plan was to have a juice for dinner. But once I got to thinking about adding carrots in my juice I instantly thought about roasted carrots and dipping them in ketchup. After that thought all bets for a juice were off.

Dessert

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Good days should end with dark chocolate. Take that back, every day should end with dark chocolate. 😀

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Oh, and an adorable picture of Sophie. 😉

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