Gobble, gobble, gobble

One week until Thanksgiving! That’s what everyone else is thinking right??

Last year I totally abandoned calorie counting and stuffed myself with turkey, potatoes, cranberry sauce and deserts until I was bursting. I don’t believe in “cheat days” but on holidays I tend to forget that my stomach can’t handle the volume it used to!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a What I Ate Wednesday but I finally feel like my eats are good enough to be talked about.



Except breakfast. That’s still oatmeal. Lately I’ve been making it in the microwave (I know, the horror) with a banana, 1 tbsp chia seeds, 1/2 tbsp almond butter & cinnamon. So good.

Lunch: Shredded cabbage (bagged coleslaw) with about 1/4 of a pear, 1/2 oz of cashews, and 6 oz of boiled chicken. The mix is topped with ginger carrot dressing.

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Dinner: Lentil sloppy joes! Ok not really, but kind of. I followed Chocolate Covered Katie’s recipe for lentil sloppy joes and it turned out AMAZING. I’m always back and forth on lentils. The texture sometimes gets to me so the flavor has to be really great. And believe me, these are great.

It should be noted, however, that I’ve never actually eaten a real sloppy joe. Manwich would have never made the cut into my mother’s shopping cart. But despite my lack of sloppy experience, you should still make these.

Instead of eating on a bun, I paired a cup of the vegan joe’s with one egg and 1/3 cup liquid egg whites and about a cup of chopped cauliflower.

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Snacks have included apples, KIND bars (we get them free at work!!), cherry tomatoes and…

Pie.

Super healthy vegan crustless pumpkin pie.

I saw the recipe also on Chocolate Covered Katie and knew I couldn’t wait a week for pumpkin pie.

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The benefits of making things like vegan crustless pumpkin pie is that (1) you can lick the spoon guilt free and (2) no one else wants a slice so you have a whole pie for yourself. To eat whenever, like say, breakfast or for a mid morning snack.

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Now…The Numbers.

Starting weight: 243

Last week: 158.5

This week: 160

Change: +1.5

Total loss: 83

10 comments on “Gobble, gobble, gobble
  1. Maggie says:

    The pie looks so good! I’d definitely eat that in one sitting lol.

  2. Stacy says:

    Can you bring that pie on thanksgiving??

  3. Jessie says:

    I saw that pie recipe on katie’s page the other day and have been debating on making it.. well now i think my mind is made up all thanks to you :) It looks so good!

  4. I adore the idea of a crustless pie! This looks yummy.

    I am so excited for Thanksgiving next week! One of my favorite holidays!

  5. Sandy says:

    heheheeee people are so scared of the word “vegan”!
    If only they knew how good our food really was ;-)

  6. Lots of delicious Chocolate-Covered Katie recipes!! I’ve been eyeing that pumpkin pie recipe. Good to know that it’s good :)

  7. Kimberly says:

    Oh my gosh, I love so many of your eats. I don’t know where to start! :) I guess I will just focus all my attention on your crustless pumpkin pie. MUST make that soon. Especially with your reasoning of not having to share said pie.
    Happy WIAW!

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