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How’s your week going so far? Mine has been busy, but good. My cookbook designer and I have been working hard to get the interior of the book completely finished (have I ever told you guys that I’m a perfectionist with OCD?), and the covers are currently in production. I can’t wait to see the whole thing all put together!
Preorder pricing on my cookbook will only be available through the end of October, so grab your copy now!
The weather is just lovely here in upstate South Carolina. We’re 5 hours from the coast so we didn’t feel the affect of Hurricane Matthew very strongly (although we did get some much-needed rain). The temperatures have cooled off so nicely, and we’ve been enjoying soup frequently. There’s nothing my mom loves more than having soup leftovers for lunches throughout the week!
If you’re new here, these “What’s on My Plate?” posts are meant to give you inspiration and show you just how easy healthy eating can be! They are not professionally-styled photo shoots, nor do they necessarily catalogue everything I ate in a week’s time. These posts aren’t meant to be guides for serving size or anything like that. I don’t always have everything on my plate at the beginning of the meal when I get my camera out (and I don’t always get my camera out, period). Please just use these posts as inspiration for what to eat, not how much to eat.
You may also enjoy:
- Starting THM (I recently updated this page.)
- my recipe index
- my recipes grouped by fuel type, allergy info, and theme
- all my pumpkin recipes
- previous editions of WOMP
- all my SOUP RECIPES (psst…all these and more can be found in my cookbook!)
(E) Cottage cheese, banana slices, Uncle Sam’s cereal, and THM Super Sweet Blend
(E) Cinnamon oatmeal
(E) Chocolate oatmeal with banana slices
(Deep S) Eggs fried in coconut oil + Oolong tea
(E) Chocolate oatmeal with banana slices and a splash of skim milk
(E) My mom’s chicken barley soup (Similar to this recipe, but hers is better. I haven’t been totally able to recreate it yet.)
(S) Pizza made on Joseph’s lavash bread
(E) Taco Soup (recipe in my cookbook)
(S) Poor Man’s Steak + sautéed cabbage + salad
The Poor Man’s Steak was leftovers from Sunday lunch when we had company. This version is the traditional version with canned mushroom soup gravy (I scraped off as much as possible), but I have a healthy version in my cookbook.
(S) Parmesan Chicken Tenders + cauliflower with cheese + salad
(E) Leftover rice and beans + apple slices + colorful peppers
(S) Spaghetti squash with cheese and sauce from an oriental sticky chicken recipe I’m working on + peanut butter okra shake
(E) Leftover Taco Soup + apple slices
(S) Bacon sandwich
(E) Leftover chicken barley soup + Apple Oat Cake
(FP) Everyone loved this Chocolate Dreamy (my healthy version of a Wendy’s Frosty!) that I posted on Monday!
(S) My mom experimented with a skillet chocolate chip cookie recipe. I’m going to work on it some more. (With Basic Ice Cream)
(S) Instant Chocolate-Covered Blueberries (based off of this recipe, but no peanut butter)
(S) Basic Ice Cream with peanut butter and a Skinny Chocolate Drizzle