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WIAW: Falling Into Good Habits

I’m really excited about the new What I Ate Wednesday theme, “Fall into good habits.” Now that my first race is only three weeks away, I’m starting to fall back into better habits that I hadn’t been doing a good job of maintaining. My last grocery trip consisted of almost only fruits, veggies, and healthy grains, so I’ve been surviving off good food this week and loving the benefits. Aside from the cheese and dairy (which I’m slowly cutting out), I think I’m on the right track. This week’s WIAW for me is all about staying on the path to ... Read More »

Quinoa Avocado Salad

Quinoa Avocado Salad with Lime Vinaigrette This is a fresh, summer salad with a base of flavorful veggies, including avocados, scallions, radishes, cilantro, and spinach. The lime dressing goes really well with the cilantro and quinoa, giving it a light, tangy taste. (I just realized that none of my bowls match. Oops!) Tossing the avocados in lime juice and adding the mixture at the very end allows them to absorb the citrusy flavor, which really comes through in the finished product. Salad Ingredients: 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa (yields about 1.5- 2 cups cooked) 1 Hass avocado or 1/2 green avocado, ... Read More »