Welcome to another What I Ate Wednesday! We’re covering Monday again.
This week, I’ve been starting my day with polenta — what my husband lovingly calls gruel:
OK, not lovingly. He is totally grossed out by polenta. I, however, think it’s amazing. To the mush I added pepper and nutritional yeast, and then I topped it with sauteed summer squash, fresh basil, and crushed red pepper. I also had green tea on the side. It’s such a perfect breakfast, especially since the nut butter recall has my overnight oats on hold for right now. Monday was such a lovely morning with the light starting to dapple in later and later now:
Around 11:00, I had a banana and some coffee:
A hazelnut Turkish delight (or rather, Turkish disgust — GROSS):
How do you navigate office birthday celebrations and the unhealthy food that accompanies them? I always give in out of politeness (and desire to eat Doritos). Our office only has six employees, so it’s not like birthdays are a weekly occurence. Still, I need to do better about moderation in the future.