WIAW: Humpday Eats

Happy Wednesday!! The week is half way over so let’s eat. Or at least run through today’s eats. After my ski trip, I’ve been trying to sneak in more veggies whenever I can. A detox from wine and peanut butter was in order, big time



Nothing like getting multiple serving of veggies in before breakfast. The greener the better.  Perfect accompaniment on my drive to work



Took a break at work for some sustenance. Tea and yogurt on a rainy morning at my desk



Thanks for getting me through the week with your sweet treats, Chobani. The blood orange was a new favorite find, and I can’t wait to try the new Chobani Bites




Tuna salad chefed up by yours truly. And then a bar and grapes for dessert




Finally put my birthday present to good use (thanks, mom!). I made a carrot soup to sooth the soul with my new immersion blender. I better get to making more soup before spring starts in twenty days!






What’s your favorite Chobani flavor?

Made any soups this winter?



Sometimes you need a long, cold, cold, cold run with a friend. Layers, ear warmers, and thumb holes are encouraged



Sometimes you need a little sparkle in the New Year



Sometimes you need to an assortment of sashimi at a hole in the wall Japanese restaurant. Sitting at the counter of Izakaya Seki watching the chefs makes it all the better

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Sometimes you need a morning jaunt to appreciate the wonder of your surroundings




Sometimes you need a pick-me up to get you through the work day



Sometimes you need a little surprise to end your day. This is my best Birchbox yet–hopefully it’s a good omen for 2013

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Sometimes you need a huge crockpot fail to make you apprciate a delicious tomato soup. My decision to carve and roast our huge pumpkin from Halloween did not go as planned. I now have a substanital quantity of bland, discolored pumpkin. Any takers? Apparently Halloween pumpkins are not the ones you cook with–they don’t have the right sugar makeup. Out of frustration I whipped up tomato soup, the perfect complement to a frigid DC night



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Sometimes you need to prepare for a week at work on a new project

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Sometimes you need a morning yoga class to prepare you for the day. Fifteen other people on their mats, awakening their bodies, moving in unison, cultivating their breath, and setting distinct, poignant intentions.



Sometimes you need  to be enveloped by melodic stories and riveting articulation on a Saturday night. Preferably at a bookstore like this with a two foot proximity to pie and wine

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Sometimes you need to punish the boyfriend. Or help him pick out shoes at a running store.



What are your sometimes?