What I Ate Wednesday

It’s been such a long time since I’ve done a What I Ate Wednesday post that I thought it was time to share what we have been eating. Jenn over at Peas and Crayons is the mastermind behind “What I Ate Wednesday”.

We try to make only one meal … for my vegan husband, my kinda picky toddler and me – nursing mama who eats meat. Sometimes it can be a challenge but at the same time it’s nice to know we are eating pretty much healthy meals. And there are some days when I am lucky enough to make a meal that me and Lilly will eat and my poor husband has to figure something out for himself. You know the British can make up some pretty crazy strange meals ūüėČ

This is what I have been eating – not solely on a Wednesday but randomly throughout the week.

Lots of good food!

Lots of good food!

Top left РCurried cauliflower with chickpeas (recipe coming soon)

Top right – Chicken with pesto on nann bread; massive salad with mixed greens, red pepper, snow peas, mushrooms, carrots, sunflower seeds (saltless), cran-raisins.

Middle – pretty normal and quick breakfast – Raisin Brain, Bran Buds (apparently I like Bran) and a Banana.

Bottom left – Massive sandwich for lunch one day, it was so hard to eat. Olive bread, avocado, fried egg, mushrooms, and cheddar cheese. Grapes.

Bottom right – Boring breakfast … or was this lunch??? Toast with vegan butter, two boiled eggs and a little cranberry juice.

It’s been fun making new “meals” for Lilly.

Our not so little girl.

Our not so little girl.

Left – Peanut butter and banana sushi wraps, a.k.a. “special sandwich”.

Right – Pink Lady Apple, Cheddar Cheese and Crackers – she split her snack with Mommy one day. xo

I try hard to eat healthy but there are days when all I want is bad food and you know what, I’m okay with that. ¬†I’ve talked about my food philosophy before but since I am nursing Hilary still, I try … really hard to eat well for her. I avoid onions, cauliflower, broccoli, and garlic on occasion since they seem to give her lots of gas but I love those foods minus onions.

I would have shared a picture of what Hilary is eating these days but I’m pretty sure no one wants to see a picture of my boobs. ¬†I can’t wait to start making baby food again! I did it with Lilly since it was so easy. Don’t worry, I’ll share my baby food tips come June/July when Hilary starts eating solids.

What have you been eating lately?

Did you avoid any foods when you were breastfeeding?

What’s your favourite food? ¬†Lately, I’ve been loving asparagus!

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