WIAW #37

Twas’ the week before Christmas, and all through the house (or apartment)…were wafting scents of delicious treats. Starting on this WIAW, which was actually a Sunday, with a Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Oatmeal Cake (going back to limited grains in preparation for my little procedure) and a mug of coffee for breakfast before a later morning run.



Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Oatmeal Cake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Oatmeal Cake



After my run, I met up with a friend for brunch at Green Kitchen, a diner in Yorkville that’s always been a family favorite. I got one of my usual omelet choices. Grilled chicken, feta, spinach, mushrooms, and tomatoes, with a side of sliced strawberries and blueberries. 



Green Kitchen omelet and berries



For an afternoon snack, I went for a bowl of honeydew and a goat’s milk yogurt. The yogurt was absolutely delicious, and packed with protein and healthy fat (so much tastier than fat free Greek yogurt). It was very expensive so it’ll be a once-in-awhile treat I think, but I’m so glad I tried it. 




Goat milk yogurt



And then I had a couple of Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Muffins with a mug of decaf coffee because I was experiencing some serious runger, and the muffins were just begging to be eaten as I photographed them for yesterday’s post!



Cinnamon Raisin Quinoa Muffins and coffee



Dinner was one of my go-to plates of wild sockeye salmon broiled in the oven, a potato baked in the microwave with some Asiago cheese melted on top, and steamed veggies. All whole, healthy foods cooked simply in less than 20 minutes. After a relatively busy day it was just what I needed.



Sockeye salmon, potato and veggies



Dessert was some gluten free So Delicious Cookie Dough coconut milk ice cream. That is a mouthful, but it’s worth spelling it out, because if you’re gluten free and missing your cookie dough ice cream, you need to find this stat. It’s awesome. 



Gluten Free Cookie Dough Sundae






What’s the best thing you ate this week?


Do you tend to eat recipes right after photographing them?


Do you have a go to meal at your favorite diner?








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6 thoughts on “WIAW #37

  1. I love omlet for breakfast…! My favorite meal this week is yet to come: we’ll have salmon tomorrow evening. And my dad will bring his a-ma-zing mousse au chocolat… šŸ™‚


  2. I definitely eat right after I photograph. Photographing is the last step. šŸ™‚ And I think my favorite meal will come on Christmas day. ā¤ šŸ™‚ It's my favorite holiday, because it's such a sweet time of remembrance, joy, and celebration!


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