I used to stress about doing cool stuff on weekends, but I find that I pack my weeks so full now, I’m legitimately excited when I have a quiet weekend to myself to recharge. I had the chance to do that last weekend. It was all about sleep and yoga and writing and meal prepping and not stepping foot on the freaking subway. I actually felt like a functional human come Monday! Ah, New York life…

For this week’s “What I Ate Wednesday” food journal-style post, here’s a look at what I ate on Saturday:

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Breakfast: Roasted Brussels sprouts & kabocha squash plus some baby kale I was trying to use up. I added a spoonful of goat cheese too.

Lunch: Turkey burger salad—this recipe almost exactly

Snack: Whole milk plain Greek yogurt with chia seeds and a drizzle of maple syrup

Dinner: Sautéed shredded Brussels sprouts & mushrooms with leftover squash and herbed slow cooker chicken  ; to drink, a tiny pour of whiskey—sometimes just a little taste is all I really want, and this was perfect! 

Bedtime snack: I was a tiny bit hungry before bed so had another half-cup of yogurt with cinnamon and a drizzle of maple syrup

I am so glad I took some quiet time to recharge this weekend. We all have our struggles, and that’s definitely one of mine.

How do you like to recharge?  

To see more WIAW, check out founder Jenn’s blog Peas & Crayons or visit host Laura‘s blog.

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