What I Ate Wednesday! {22.2.16}

I haven't done one of these blog posts in forever! 

Breakfast (8:30am)
Lately my breakfast has been the same every morning. I have organic porridge oats with skimmed milk, a medjool date (these taste amazing...like a caramel sweet!) chopped up into it along with some cinnamon. I also have a cup of black coffee (not pictured) and a pint of water before eating anything!

Lunch 12pm
After breakfast I did a 20 minute HIIT workout & drank another 500ml bottle of water. Then I had lunch at noon which was wholegrain pitta bread with avocado, cucumber, feta cheese, peppers, rocket and lemon juice. Even though there are actually two pitta breads in this picture I ended up eating one and leaving some feta (my eyes are ALWAYS bigger than my belly!). 

Snack (3:30pm)
In the afternoon I always go through a bit of a slump which usually means I need coffee! So I had another black one with some fruit salad. (Fruit and coffee actually don't go that nicely together...but I try to keep my snacks healthy during the day!) Today's fruit salad contained blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, kiwi, mango and a splash of Innocent Mango & Passionfruit Smoothie. After my snack I also downed another 1/2L bottle of water!  

Dinner (6:15pm)
I totally forgot to take a picture of dinner until I was about halfway through...oops! Yes, halfway...my pasta portions are always massive! For dinner I had wholewheat casarecce pasta with aubergines, onions & mediterranean veggie sauce. This is one of my favourite meals ever. Pasta & veggies = yum! Along with dinner I had another bottle of water.  

Dessert (8:45pm)
That evening while Jonathan & I were watching TV we enjoyed some tea & biscuits. It's become kind of a night time tradition to do this together and I love it because it makes cold evenings seem really cosy! I have peppermint & licorice tea and he has camomile. We both like the Teapigs brand best. My current favourite sweet treat of the moment is chocolate Hobnobs! I know I've mentioned them before but I am obsessed! They're even better dipped into coffee or hot milk ;)

Here's the video on my workout and what I ate...what did you eat today?!


  1. That pasta looks amazing! You do such a good job of incorporating all of your food groups. I definitely need to try and eat more fruit. :)

    Simply Rachel Nicole

  2. My snack today was a mini cupcake and a pear. The cupcake was literally bite-sized and I only had one because if I'm being honest I'll probably have more for dessert tonight. Your fruit salad looks so yummy. I really need to get in the habit of making that to have ready for the week so I don't do the cupcakes.... Ha ha!
    :) Alice

  3. My husband and I have the same tradition when kids are in bed. Tea and cookies!! The best thing ever!


  4. Love your blog! It inspires me!

  5. Dates in porridge is an absoloutely genius way to sweeten your breakfast without using processed sweeteners! I definitely need to
    try that! Such yummy looking balanced meals! I always love these posts Anna!!



  6. Yumm looks so good! x


  7. Can u please show us how you cook up this pasta.

  8. That's a pretty good balanced diet! The pasta looks really yummy x

    Wonky Lauren

  9. The only I can say is that you inspiring me a lot and I say thank you for everything you do for me :) !

  10. So glad these posts are back! I love them for finding out new meals to have...:)

  11. I'm glad these posts are back!
    What biscuits did you have? They look amazing!

    P.s- I really miss your baking videos....

  12. Love these posts! I just woke up and had some porridge with banana this morning :) your food always looks so delicious! ❤️

  13. Thanks for sharing, I love lifestyle media. I have very similar taste in food (love fish, veggies, and chocolate). I think you might enjoy slow cooked greens, they have a lot of flavor and are low calorie and have micronutrients.

  14. I must get back into having my porridge and fruit for breakfast! I definitely have a lack of fruit & veg in my diet! I love watching your What I Ate Wednesday videos to see your current workout! I am currently trying to do some of Lucy's videos 5 times a week, I'm so glad you found her! I love her HIIT workouts!

  15. I love these! I've done this a couple of times but never seem to keep it up :)
    Lucy xoxo

  16. I love What I Ate Wednesday vlogs and blogs! They never get boring to me. Would love to see more of these!

  17. Ugh I live for these blogs! Love them :)

  18. Love these! Never stop please!!!

  19. Hi Anna! I adore you and your family :) I was wondering if you have ever tried the Yogi Tea brand, I think you would love it! They have great flavors, all organic and their tea bag tags always say something nice and positive!


  20. Love the lunch idea defo gonna make that for lunch when i'm stuck on what to eat.. i'm trying to eat healthier thanks for the inspiration xx



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