Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Hello, Pumpkin!

Sorry about not posting yesterday. I felt super yucky and worked until 9. I can assure you that you didn't miss much in terms of meals though.

Today, however, we've got some good stuff going on! I promised some pumpkin and I'm gonna deliver some pumpkin!! Working 11-9 today so I photographed my packed up meals and to avoid 2 days in a row of no posts, I'm gonna post now :)

Breakfast: Who needs Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte when you can make your own Pumpkin Pie Smoothie!! This is a great recipe, I definitely recommend it for you pumpkin lovers out there! Great breakfast :) 

Lunch: Under the veggie nomness is 1/3 cup brown rice and then I have yellow and green grilled squash, grilled eggplant and roasted chickpeas. This should definitely be hearty!

Dinner will be this sad looking chopped salad. I only had romaine and it is amazing how much less vibrant it looks. This one has romaine, carrots, cucumber, sun-dried tomatoes and broccoli.

I hope you all have a lovely day! Check back tomorrow, I'll probably have more pumpkiny goodness to share :)  My birthday is a week from tomorrow. I'll be 28. That is crazy.


  1. My blog has a post today about how bummed I am that the PSL isn't vegan. I'll have to try this pumpkin smoothie! I enjoy your blog a lot and the photos of what you're eating. It's obvious you really appreciate good, wholesome vegan food.

  2. ahhh...I have that pumpkin pie smoothie marked to try when I get more canned pumpkin. I also found a pumpkin spice latte recipe that I want to try.

    Your lunch looks good...yep, should be good and hearty! :o)

  3. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie. . .sounds super delicious! I will definitely have to try that soon. The other meals looked fantastic, too!

    Sounds like a long day, hope it went well. :)

  4. Au contraire! The chopped salad looks extremely perky to me.

    (so is that 11-9 working day some sort of code for 9-11, cuz I'm just not getting it)

  5. Oh, that smoothie sounds goooood. Have you figured out any way to add caffeine??
    The roasted veg dish looks awesome too.

  6. Yay! I love coming home to lots of love :)

    Sage - Thanks so much! I know it is a huge bummer about the pumpkin spice latte, but when you think about it, making your own pumpkin treats is so much more satisfying (and healthy!!).

    Michelle - The smoothie was really delicious. I'm not really a drink your breakfast kind of girl but this was good! And I think that it may be a great idea to freeze it in my popsicle mold for pumpkin pie ice cream pops!

    Ingrid - Definitely try out the smoothie! Thanks, it was indeed a long day...that says it all ;) Saturday will be worse though...I have to be out of my house by 6am (which means wake up is about 4:45) and I prob won't be home til 7 pm.

    Shen - WHy thank you :) I guess I'm just not used to romaine anymore. LOL 11-9 simply means I'm working from 11am-9pm today, my long day.

    FF - I hadn't even thought about adding caffeine! I'm up for the challenge. Lunch was really good, I'm a sucker for roasted/grilled veggies.

  7. Sarah, I love your blog! Posting your daily eats is so great, and everything looks fantastic. I'm a huge pumpkin fan and have seen pumpkin smoothie recipes floating around the internets lately. I must get a pumpkin and try one soon. I'm going to be making a lot of pumpkin recipes in October and I'm already so excited. Glad I found your blog! Makin' me hungry :)

  8. Thanks Nikki, you are so sweet! There will be tons of pumpkin on here for sure, it is one of my favs!! Thanks for following!