Good morning! Hope you’re having a great week. For my U.S. friends, how did you spend your July 4th? A change in plans found me in NYC, recharging. I didn’t even realize how badly I’d needed some time to take the day at my own pace. I actually felt like a functional human again.

For today’s weekly food diary post, I thought I’d share what I ate on an actual Wednesday. Like all these posts, it shows that not even registered dietitians have a “perfect” diet.

1.) There’s no such this as a “perfect” diet, and

2.) We all go through phases where we feel more on track and less on track. I know that when I’m juggling a lot or feeling stressed out, I tend to get repetitive with food and repeat things because it’s just easier than thinking outside the box.

Definitely been in a phase recently where I find myself autopilot-ing more than I’d like. I know it’s temporary, though, and soon I’ll be up for brainstorming new meal and snack ideas and giving a s*** about.

Moving on, here’s what I ate last Wednesday!

Breakfast:Wednesday mornings I go to a networking breakfast where they have eggs, fruit, and other stuff, but today I was really in the mood for this whole milk Greek yogurt with blueberries and seeds. Sometimes you just gotta go with it!

Yogurt with berries and seeds

Lunch: A big salad. What else? Having a big salad for lunch is one of my favorite habits. This one had hard-boiled eggs, a mix of whatever random veggies I had, and a dressing made of babbaganoush thinned out with water. Whatever works!

Salad with Boiled Eggs

Snack: More yogurt (I know, I know, I’m a broken record). Plain Greek yogurt with cocoa powder and peanut butter is still my favorite.

Dinner: It was too hot to cook, so I made another salad. This is a not-as-awesome habit, but hey, it’s summer. This one had hummus-marinated chicken and kale that I massaged in a little olive oil and lemon juice.

Kale salad with chicken

Bedtime Snack: Before calling it a night, I had some fresh berries with a spoonful of cheesecake dip on top. Perfection.

Berries with Cheesecake Dip

How does your eating get affected when you’re stressed out or busy? 
To see more WIAW, check out founder Jenn’s blog Peas & Crayons or visit hosts Laura and Arman‘s blogs.

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