What I Ate Today – 8/21

What I Ate Today - 8/21

What I Ate Today - Inspiralized

We’re back with another installment of my What I Ate Today series, where I share exactly what I ate.

I’m happy to hear these posts have inspired you to add new foods into your diet, spice up your lunch game, or find a new healthy snack!

So let’s get into what I ate yesterday, August 21, 2018.

What I Ate Today


If you read my most recent WIA post, you know that I’ve been on a Perfectbar kick. I have them first thing in the morning before my workout. Today was Blueberry Cashew! And of course, I always drink coffee in the morning! One cup a day!

What I Ate Today - 8/21

Late breakfast

Around 10:30am, I was starting to cook and didn’t really want to stop to make breakfast, so I ate the three leftover Spinach Donuts from Luca’s breakfast, dipped in almond butter! Every meal doesn’t have to be incredible, remember that!

What I Ate Today


Easy, peasy lunch – chicken sausage, sweet potatoes and brussels sprouts, seasoned with garlic powder, chili powder, red pepper flakes, and salt and pepper. Topped with avocado! I ate it so quickly, I forgot to take a photo, so here is portion 2 for tomorrow!

What I Ate Today - Inspiralized


I steamed some purple sweet potato earlier in the day for Luca, and so for lunch, I had about a cup of sweet potato dipped in this amazing eggplant dip I recently found at Whole Foods! It’s Luca-friendly, too – sometimes I serve it to him on a preloaded spoon and he loves it!

What I Ate Today - Inspiralized


My original meal plan intentions were to make the Thai Chia Fish Cakes with Bok Choy in Coconut-Ginger Broth from my new cookbook, but by the time I got to dinnertime, I was exhausted from cooking SIX meals that day, so I just winged it – I made halibut in a coconut-ginger broth with bok choy and served it over quinoa! It was actually OUTSTANDING, I’m definitely making this again! Thanks to my cookbook for the inspiration!

I also had 1.5 glasses of wine (really loving Francis Coppola’s Pinot Noir these days.)


I was craving something savory, so I had about a serving and a half of Veggie Stix. I actually like the Whole Foods 365 brand better, but I forgot to pick them up this past weekend on my grocery shop, so they carry these at my local grocery store and these are my second favorite!

And that’s what I ate yesterday, August 21st! Let me know in the comments if you’d like to see these every Wednesday, if they’re helpful for those of you looking for daily eats inspiration!


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APRIL says:
Keep ‘em coming. Love this series.
Maddie says:
Yes! Every wednesday!
Kayla says:
This is my favorite series, keep it up :) I am dyinnnnnngg to try the perfect bars, but I live in Canada where they are not available. I will be making a special trip across the border soon to try them!
Jim says:
You can purchase Perfect Bars on Amazon.ca.
Sandi says:
I'd love to know an estimate of how much fiber you ate this day!
Lisa says:
Yes please!
Nicole says:
I want to see these posts every week!
Jess says:
Any recommendations on the Spinach donuts? I've never heard of them before, but it sounds intriguing!
Ali Maffucci says:
Yes! https://inspiralized.com/kids-blog/spinach-banana-and-oat-donuts/
Jessica says:
Awesome, thanks!
Jodie says:
Yes, every Wednesday!
Jordyn says:
Love this!
Elizabeth Jones says:
I love this series!
Lindsay A Hochkammer says:
How did you prep your lunch?
SMSimms says:
Haven't been on your site in quite some time and I don't know why. I'm always inspired when I visit. I have atleast three things I want to try. Please keep them coming weekly.
That sweet potato snack looks very delicious.

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