WIAW #30

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on November 6, 2012 

 Hello, Everyone. Happy What I Ate Wednesday!!  I am sharing my meals from last Saturday, this was a busy day with most of my meals eaten out. I can’t believe how busy this time of year is getting so fast. Last week was Halloween, Tuesday was election day and in two weeks Thanksgiving will be here.  Thank you to Jenn a Peas and Crayons for hosting the WIAW!

This is what I ate:
Breakfast (7:30am)
I started the day with coffee and some of the best pancakes I have ever had at the Early Bird.

Lunch (11:30am)

A chicken panini at Rae G Cafe.

Dinner (5:30pm)

A half curry chicken salad with mushroom soup at the Gypsy Den. All so tasty!

Dessert (7:00pm)

Melon. Yum!

Thank you for stopping by. I hope your day was full of healthy meals! 

♥ ♥

WIAW #26 & Counting

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on September 10, 2012


Hello, WIAWers. Happy What I Ate Wednesday!  I am sharing my meals from Saturday and we finally got a break from the heat, so food sounds good again. Thank you to Jenn a Peas and Crayons for hosting the WIAW!

This months theme is “Spooky Snacks and Healthy Halloween Treats”. This day I attended a haunted house and now I am in the mood for Halloween. :-)

This is what I ate:

Breakfast (6:30am)

I started the day with iced coffee from Starbucks and protein bar before my tennis class.

Brunch (11:00pm)

Since returning to tennis a few weeks ago, my husband and I have made stopping by the Gypsy Den a habit. And we have been ordering the same dishes, the bread plate and the spinach and feta scramble to share.

Dinner (6:30pm)

Once a year we go up to Pasadena for hamburgers and a haunted house. Sometimes we go with a group of friends and other times we go alone. This year, we went alone. We at dinner at Pie ‘N Burger, a place I have been going to since I was a child and it has not changed a bit. I had a hamburger with grilled onion and we shared my husbands favorite macaroni salad and a chocolate malt. They have really good pies but we were to full this trip. But the highlight of the night was our annual trip to the Pasadena Old Town Haunt. We had so much fun, it was scary but not too much. 🙂

Thank you for stopping by. I hope your day was full of healthy meals! 

♥ ♥

WIAW #22

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on September 12, 2012

Hi, Everyone!  Happy What I Ate Wednesday! Wednesday is now my favorite day of the week because of the WIAW. I love looking at all the posts for the week. In fact, the WIAW has grown so much I usually have to spread reading all the posts over a few days. 🙂 The new theme is “Fall into good habits”, which is about making a few goals for the fall into long-term good habits. I am doing well with the goals I make last week so I thought I would a add few more.

 Last Weeks Goals:

My three fall goals are: 1) Return to Sunday marketing and cooking for the week. 2) Continue with my workout plan, trying to improve each week. 3) Stay organized and ahead of the game with all school work.

This Weeks Goals:

My new fall goals are: 1) Eat two pieces of fruit each day. 2) Study at least 1 hour Monday thur Friday. 3) Track water intake.

Hope you enjoy my day, these are my eats from last Saturday. Thank you to Jenn a Peas and Crayons for hosting the WIAW!

This is what I ate:

Breakfast (6:30am)

I started the day at the Gypsy Den, with my new favorite drink a cafe francais. To eat I had a spinach scramble with fresh fruit and my husband and I shared the bread platter that comes with greek yogurt, homemade jam, honeycomb, homemade almond butter and banana. I can not eat here without ordering the bread, they bake their own bread. 🙂

Am Snack (11:00am)

A very sweet white peach.

Lunch (1:00pm)

Cashews and a Pink Lady apple.

Dinner (5:00 pm)

At BCD Tofu House, I had mild mushroom soon tofu soup. The soup is accompanied by many condiments and I honestly don’t know what most of them are. There is always a egg, potatoes, white rice, kimchi, peppers and other assorted condiments. . I like the potatoes and rice but I skip most of the others because they are too spicy for me. I really like the soup, it took me a couple of tries before I found a dish I really liked but now I am hooked.

Dessert (9:00pm)

A real treat, I can’t tell you the last time I had 31 Flavors. I love chocolate ice cream, so I ordered a single scoop of World Class Chocolate. YUM!

Thank you for stopping by. I hope your day was full of healthy meals! 

♥ ♥

My 10th WIAW – A Special Father’s Day Edition

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on June 20, 2012



To change things up bit, this WIAW JenmiJenmi is featuring what my husband ate on Father’s Day. Thank to Jenn at Peas and Crayons for hosting the WIAW.

Hi, I am Fred (Jennifer the student’s husband). This has been a fun experience for me, thank you JenmiJenmi for featuring me on Father’s day. I started out with a quick latte and off I went to the beach for a long Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) session and built quite an appetite that only a few meals would satisfy. Hope you enjoy my adventure!

This is what Fred ate:

Breakfast (7:00am)

A quick soy latte before an early morning stand-up paddle session.

AM Snack (9:30am)

Fresh watermelon at home.

Lunch (11:00am)

A special Father’s Day treat, lunch at Unami Burger started with iced green tea.

A truffle burger.

Smashed potatoes.

Dinner (4:00pm)

Early dinner with Jennifer’s Dad at the Grand Oak Steakhouse started with a Blue Moon Beer.

A portabella burger with fries.

A green salad with lavender vinaigrette.

Dessert (7:30pm)

At home again, Sea Salt Carmel Chocolate Cake from the Gypsy Den.

Thank you for stopping by! We hope your day was full of healthy meals.

♥ ♥

My 7th WIAW & Our 100th Post!

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on May 30, 2012

Hello Everyone. Happy “What I Ate Wednesday”! This is an exciting post because it is my 7th WIAW and it is also jenmijenmi’s 100th post. Last fall, my friend Jennifer and I thought of starting a blog that would share our perspective on healthy food and lifestyle from a registered dietitian and a dietetic student. We are having fun so far and we are looking forward to seeing what the future holds for our next 100 posts. 🙂  Thank you to Jenn at Peas and Crayons for hosting.

This is what I ate:
Breakfast (6:30 am)

Coffee with hazelnut milk and stevia.

A blueberry and banana smoothie.

Blueberry and Banana Smoothie Recipe

1 frozen banana

½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (any milk)

1 heaping tablespoon almond butter (any nut butter)

1 generous sprinkle of cinnamon

  1. In a blender, blend banana and milk until blended.
  2. Add blueberries, almond butter and cinnamon and blend until smooth about 1 minute.

*Options: Add 1 heaping teaspoon of spirulina. And/or add ½ cup frozen peaches or mango.

AM Snack (10:00am)

Cubed Watermelon.

Lunch (1:00pm)

Garlic mushroom flatbread from Green Bliss in Fullerton again.

After Lunch Treat (2:00pm)

Half of a vegan cookie dough brownie from the Gypsy Den that I picked up a couple of days ago.

PM Snack (4:00pm)

Roasted carrots. On the weekends, I roast up a bunch of different vegetables so we can snack on them through out the week.

Dinner (6:00pm)

A large green salad from Kentro in Fullerton. This salad is called Three Chromo and I love it. It came with beautiful bread that I did not eat because once I start it is hard to stop.

Thanks for stopping by. I hope your day was full of healthy meals. 🙂

♥ ♥

My 2nd WIAW!

Posted by Jennifer (the student) on April 24, 2012

Hello everyone! Last week, I had so much fun participating in my first What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW), I could hardly wait to do it again. Since then I have been paying more attention to what I am eating. I loved looking at everyone’s posts. I was inspired by many of them! This month theme is “serve up an extra cup of veggies” and I think this week I did not do as well as last week. Thanks again to Jenn at Peas and Crayons for hosting!

This is what I ate:


Breakfast: Banana, Blueberry, Peach Smoothie with Spirulina (the spirulina gives it that odd color but it tastes very good), Decaf Coffee with Hazelnut Milk and Stevia

Mid-Morning Snack: Creamed Potatoes and Peas (this is a vegan version. and I will post the recipe soon Click Here for recipe)

Lunch: Vegan Reuben from Native Foods (this is a treat, so yummy)

Mid-Afternoon Snack: ½ of a Chai Muffin from the Gypsy Den (my husband had the other half)

Dinner: Polynesian Tofu and Veggies on a Bed of Brown Rice with Avocado (This dish is super quick to make and I will post this recipe soon)

Dessert: ¼ Honeydew

Hope you are having a wonderful Wednesday!

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