WIAW – Breakfast Edition

Time for my foodie self to get excited! What I Ate Wednesday, as always, hosted by the wonderful Jenn.

Since I have been working on eating WHOLE, REAL foods these past couple of weeks, my love of breakfast has been reignited.  Because of that, I thought I would make today’s edition of WIAW a breakfast edition.  Featuring some of my favorite breakfasts, savory, sweet, restaurant style, and homemade!

Homemade Breakfasts



When I make breakfast for myself, and for Zach, at home, I tend to go for the savory route, specifically eggs.  I LOVE egg scrambles.  They’re perfect “garbage” dishes, throw whatever you have in the fridge and call it delish.  I also LOVE breakfast sammies, of any variety.  Carbs, protein, and veggies.  Awesome!  And of course, PB is always number 1 in my book.

Restaurant Breakfasts



Breakfast/Brunch is ALWAYS a favorite of mine to indulge in :).  If I’m in the strickly breakfast mode, I tend to go for egg white omelettes with fruit sides, quiches, or even fresh breakfast sammies.  Lately I have also been LOVING The Whole Foods oatmeal bar!

Breakfast TREATS


Because sometimes you just have to indulge for breakfast. 🙂  I LOVE coffee cakes (homemade are the BEST), pastries, and decadent bagels with PB or a good cream cheese.  My favorite is Panera’s famous cinnamon crunch.  YUM.

Alright, who now wants brinner?

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WIAW — Thanksgiving Edition

While we’re all trying to stay warm here out West, I’m warming my HEART by going back through my favorite Holiday eats of the past week . . . with the star being THANKSGIVING OF COURSE!

Time of WHAT I ATE WEDNESDAY — Thanksgiving Edition!  As always, WIAW is hosted by the talented and adorable Jenn at Peas and Crayons

Thanksgiving Meal


Seriously, this was one of my favorite Thanksgiving meals in memory.  SO fresh, full of flavor and even fairly healthy!  LOVED IT.  My favorite bites were probably the stuffing on top of the greens, but it was all great!

Thanksgiving Dessert


While it doesn’t photograph well, Zach’s family has a holiday tradition of making French Silk Pie, and this years did NOT disappoint :). YUM

Breakfast Treat

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My sister-in-law made some DELICIOUS homemade sticky buns for us all to enjoy with our Thanksgiving morning coffee…oh man were they sinful.  I am shocked that I limited myself to one!  I wanted the whole pan!

Thanksgiving Snacks


We snacked on a BUNCH of cheese, crackers and wine (beer for the boys) all afternoon during the holiday.  But let’s be real. . . I can snack on that stuff any day!

And that, my friends, was WIA- Thanksgiving Edition 🙂  SOOO good, I miss the holiday and family already 🙂 ❤

Question of the Afternoon:  What was your favorite item on your Thanksgiving plate this year?

Stuffing, for sure.

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WIAW – What I Ate Wednesday

Man I love food.   Wednesday has become one of my favorite afternoons because I get to look at everybody’s delicious eats from the week :).

So without further adieu, here are my favorite eats from the week for WIAW.   As always thanks to Jenn from peasandcrayons.


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I know it doesn’t LOOK very breakfasty (more brunch), but my meal at Birtchwood Kitchen was a highlight for the week, not just breakfast.  The turkey was NOT your average deli meat turkey, the bacon perfectly done, and the spreads on the bread?  Forget about it 🙂


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I’m going to say that my brunch was ALSO my favorite lunch…so I’ll just leave it to snacks for this portion :).  While traveling this weekend Zach and I got to take advantage of his frequent flier status and hang out in the AA lounge…man that makes traveling easier :).  I LOVED the fresh fruit and veggies, snacks and espresso they had!


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Oh man last nights salmon and salad dinner was a SERIOUS winner!  Healthy and completely satisfying after a cool dark run.



I have been LIVING off these gluten free Pumpkin cookies lately.  Which is probably not a GREAT thing because they are HUGE, but so delicious.

Man I had some good eats this week 🙂

Question of the Afternoon:  What is your ultimate favorite TREAT? Cookies? Cake? 


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