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February 5, 2016

by Alyssa

What I Eat In A Day Episode #1

What do Bloggers Eat In a Day

After I shared about my daily fitness routine, I started get a bunch of questions about what my day-to-day diet looks like.

So rather than giving you another lengthy post, I thought it would be fun to make a “What I Eat In A Day” video. Come along with me for the whole day and see everything that I ate!

What I Eat In A Day: Episode 1

This was actually a fairly typical day for me eating wise. Breakfast is always a smoothie bowl as I'm sure you know (I talked about getting out of that rut…and it still hasn't happened), but I like to change up the toppings which keeps things a little more interesting.

Lunch I usually make at home and I've been loving the hummus + avocado toast lately, but I don't normally run up to Whole Foods in the middle of the day. Since Trevi gets groomed up there (the only downside of having a dog that doesn't shed!), I popped over to grab some stuff at the hot bar and to pick up some groceries. Plus, it's a nice place to do a little work AND they have awesome non-dairy milk options in the cafe. You don't have to ask me twice to spend the day at Whole Foods…I'd probably move in if they let me.

If you follow me on Snapchat, then you know that the dinner has been bowl after bowl after bowl. What is it with me and bowls right now? Sheesh! But this one was absolutely scrumptious and I love, love, LOVED the sweet potatoes on the side. I could eat that every day! (oh wait…)

Okay, just to recap, here's a rundown of my meals:

  • Pre-Breakfast – Lemon Water with Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Breakfast – Chocolate Smoothie Bowl with spinach, bananas, blueberries, blackberries + superfood powders (see below for exact products)
  • Snack – Match Latte with hemp milk + dried persimmons
  • Lunch – Arugula Salad with sesame broccoli, carrots, beets and tahini + slice of gluten-free toast with hummus and avocado + kombucha
  • Snack – Fresh green juice
  • Dinner – Vegan Quinoa Bowl with kale, brussels sprouts, crispy chickpeas, hemp seeds and avocado + Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges (used this method for making the crispy)

And now for the video!

Powders I used in my smoothie: Vegan Fermented ProteinMaca PowderReishi PowderChocolate Greens PowderRaw Cacao Powder (couldn't find the same brand as in the video, but I've used this one before and really like it)

Interested in more videos?

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About Alyssa

Hey there, I’m Alyssa Rimmer, a certified Holistic Nutritionist, yoga-lover, dog mom, and founder of Simply Quinoa. It’s nice to meet you! I created SQ as a way to provide solutions for women just like me, who were struggling to find helpful information about how to live a healthy and fulfilled life. My hope is that you will find inspiration here on SQ – in my story, in my recipes, in the hundreds of wellness articles, and in our amazing community. Welcome!

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