Happy Friday, friends! I’ve been into soft tacos this week – anyone else? I made this breakfast a couple times in a row because it was so yummy – a tortilla + melted cheese + wilted spinach + scrambled eggs + black beans + avocado (added after this pic was taken – I almost forgot it!). Plus some unpictured cherries on the side.
Riese had a deconstructed version – black beans + avocado (mashed onto her bendy baby spoon) + scrambled eggs. We are still doing baby led weaning (more details on how we got started in this post: our experience with baby led weaning), although the foods that she actually eats/takes down the most of are not really finger foods like this. She didn’t actually eat much of this – just played with it/mashed it around – but I figure exploring textures is part of the process! So far her favorite food is plain whole milk Greek yogurt mixed with peanut or almond butter. She legit eats a lot of it! We’ve also discovered she likes pouches, and those are really awesome for feeding her while out and about vs. just at home, so I’m going to pick up some more of those at the store this weekend. The vast majority of her intake is still breastmilk, as I know it should be until she’s roughly 1 year old, but she has started stretching out the time in between feeds a little bit now that she’s taking down more solids. Anyway! For pouches, I’m looking for ones that are less sweet and with some protein/fat vs. just plain fruit – any faves I should look for?
For lunch that same day, I had a couple more tortillas – I needed something really fast but filling because we went to a stroller workout group in the morning and I was starving by the time we got back. I threw two tortillas, some spinach, black beans, and grated cheddar in the microwave together, then added some salsa and avocado on top. Done!
For dinner that night we had BLTs with a fried egg, avocado, spinach, and cheese. This was so good – Matt makes a mean sandwich. And we had leftover bacon from the weekend that needed to get eaten! Breakfast for dinner is always a win.
As for fitness the rest of the week, the girls and I got back on the boot camp/strength training train! It had been about a month or so since we had done a boot camp because we’ve all been traveling a lot lately! We met up for one of our usual faves yesterday morning; here we are foam rolling after class. This has become a nice routine – we always stretch out and foam roll together after class, which is obviously good physically (and the only time I consistently foam roll), but also fun because we get a little more time to chat. 🙂 The move I’m doing in the bottom right is an especially good one for runners – really gets into those glutes! Try it!
Baked & Wired coffee shop is on our walk back to the car, so Chelsea and I treated ourselves to lattes and a savory scone to share. The scone was goat cheese and rosemary – so delicious! Great flavor combo.
It was such a beautiful morning we took the extra long way back to the car and took a quick walk along the waterfront – always love this view.
As for this morning, I wasn’t planning on doing a workout, but I was up at 5:30 to feed Riese, and when I was done she went back to sleep and Matt was sound asleep and I knew I wouldn’t be able to fall back asleep myself, so I decided to treat myself to an early yoga class. My body felt really stiff and banged up from the stroller workout Wednesday followed by the boot camp yesterday so this felt amazing! So glad I went. It was a nice flow, but not intense at all and with more of a restorative focus, which was perfect.
I will end this post with a request! I thought it would be fun to mix it up and share some quick meal photo ideas from you guys here on the blog! I make a lot of the same things so I know I would appreciate some fresh ideas, and I figure you all would too. I’m not looking for recipe links or anything complicated – the meal ideas should be really fast and easy and just require a brief explanation. If you’d like to contribute, please send a picture of the meal (can be breakfast, lunch, a snack, or dinner) + a short description of how to throw it together to me via email at [email protected]. I’ll share a round up of the ideas in a few weeks – maybe in one post or maybe multiple depending how many I get! Can’t wait to see what you guys come up with. 🙂
Have a great weekend!