Today I started off with the regular — coffee plus yogurt w/half banana, pineapple, mango, cherry berry blend, half cup kashi, and 2 figs. So filling and delicious as usual πŸ™‚

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Lunch was served buffet-style at the office. I had salad and brown rice (got seconds on both of these!)

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And some chicken with asparagus, broccoli, and cauliflower.

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All of this was great and very healthy! But then came the desserts…I dug into a brownie triangle, an oatmeal zucchini cookie, and a chocolate chip cookie. Like I mentioned yesterday, all of these were made by an at-home diet meal delivery company so I don’t think they are TOO terrible, but it was still an indulgence.

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And then I had another!!!

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This food kept me full all day! I didn’t really want to go to the gym, especially after I forgot my cell phone at work and had to drive back to the office when I was already halfway home, but I decided that it would help me shake off the long-day blues, so I did 45 minutes on the elliptical while reading a new book, The Ten Best Days of My Life. As usual, it was very energizing and now I’m excited to go again tomorrow cause I am really enjoying the book! At home, I decided on a light dinner since I had some baking planned. I made a veggie omelet using half cup egg beaters and mushrooms, red onions, and spinach, with sliced sweet potato and grapes on the side.

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After all these good eats, I decided to kill two birds with one stone and 1) make cookies for the V-day packages I am sending to my mom and sisters, and 2) make cookies for The Chic Life’s Pomegranate Weekly Challenge! I am going to make a new post for these yummy creations when it’s not midnight LOL, but here is a little preview:

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I had one of each of these guys — purely as a taste test of course, plus one spoonful of dough before I cleaned out the bowl πŸ™‚ Β The bottom cookies were divine!! More on these pomegranate creations tomorrow. Night!

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