Instead of my usual “what I’ve been eating lately” title, I thought I’d switch it up a bit. Just like my other WIAW posts, this one highlights some of my eats over the last week or so.
What I’ve Been Noshing On Lately…
I didn’t want an actual Olive Garden entrée, I just wanted the salad that comes with it, so that’s exactly what we ordered for pick up. Have you guys ever had Olive Garden’s house salad? It is seriously so good!
Fruit and nut “cereal” bowl complete with blueberries, strawberries, banana, sliced almonds, raisins, and almond milk. So pretty!
Grilled burger loaded with mushrooms and onions with steak fries!
Croque monsieur, croque madames and French onion soup. We had our friends over on Friday who we went to Paris with (I know, I know I still need to do a recap Paris), and we had a reminiscent meal of our trip there complete with baguette, European beer and Perrier. A croque monsieur is basically a grilled ham and cheese with extra cheese on top, and a croque madame is a grilled ham and cheese with a sunny-side egg on top. These were better than the ones we had in Paris! So was the soup!
Taco salad made with ground turkey. Have I mentioned how completely obsessed I am with tacos?!
I’ve been happily snacking on Blue Diamond almonds and crackers thanks to the wonderful folks at Blue Diamond!!
Banana soft-serve (straight, no mix-ins) made by Dana. This stuff is so stinking amazing. Please, please make it if you haven’t. Grab your blender, throw in a bunch of frozen bananas, a splash of almond milk (or whatever kind of milk you have on hand) and let the blender mix it to a soft-serve consistency. You have to stop in the process and scrape the sides, so it takes a little bit of work, but it is completely and totally worth it so do it!
Homemade meatloaf made with grass-fed beef and LOTS of ketchup obviously.
Chicken and steak shish kabobs from the kitchen of Kathy and Tom (mom and dad). Kabobs scream summer to me and although it was only about 40°F when we ate these babies, I still got that summer feeling.
Broccoli and cheese soup from Panera annnnnd I had $1 off because I use my Panera points card every time I go which made it taste even better. Um…yes!
Breakfasts are almost always still my go-to smoothie: frozen blueberries, frozen banana, kale, almond milk, peanut butter and raw cacao powder. When your breakfast tastes like a peanut butter chocolate shake, why would you want to break away from it?!
I think my body is trying to fight off a cold so I’m trying to feed it lots of good healthy and nutritious foods. Or maybe it’s just allergies? I’m not sure.
What’s the best thing you have eaten lately?
Have you ever had Olive Garden’s salad? Do you love it as much as I do?
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I am obsessed with Olive Garden’s salad! I love getting their soup and salad combo and eating all the breadsticks : ) I sometimes get the Olive Garden salad dressing at Sam’s, but my salads never quite taste the same.
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I used to LOVE Olive Gardens salad! And I make banana soft serve exactly how you/Dana do but with peanut butter…mmm!
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It’s soooo good and so much better when Dana makes it for me! 😉
I am obsessed with olive gardens salad!!!! When I was younger I always requested to go to olive garden for my bday and I’d always just order salad!!!!! I was a mega salad lover as a child…. still am!
I also love banana soft serve! So delicious and easy to make!
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What was so great about it too was that we ordered a ginormous salad and they gave us a whole bottle of the dressing which is what makes the salad so amazing! I’m still using it on my salads now!