wiaw: creature of habit

Most “What I Ate Wednesdays”, I try to switch up my meals, at least just a little bit.  Of course, I always start my morning with a smoothie.  (Unless it’s the weekend, then it’s usually yogurt with fruit and granola.)  But, usually, I try to make it more exciting since I’m displaying what I eat to the public.

In all honesty, I eat the same thing pretty much every day.  These are my go-to meals, the things that I always make sure I’m stocked up with every single week so I know I at least have something to eat if we don’t have leftovers.  To me, this is comfort food.  It’s no “Mom’s home cooked meals”.  No, I live with my parents right now and I think they’ve cooked maybe 2 meals for me so far.  (Don’t worry, Matt’s made his famous homemade pizza for them and now my mom refuses to eat any other pizza).  I don’t particularly like “heavy” food either that people typically think of as comfort food, like mashed potatoes, meatloaf, potpie, etc.

This is comfort food to me…

A mango banana strawberry smoothie with vanilla protein powder.

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A salad with tomatoes, broccoli, avocado, cheddar cheese, chickpeas, and hummus with some cheddar Popchips tortilla chips on the side.

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A chocolate truffle to “complete” my meal.

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A protein bar for an afternoon snack (these are a new favorite).

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A baked sweet potato with chickpeas, broccoli, cheese, and buffalo wing sauce.

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And of course, some M&Ms for dessert.

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Completely satisfying.  Completely delicious.  And a little bit of everything in moderation, my eating philosophy.  What are your comfort foods?