the week’s healthy eats (2).

BREAKFAST. (mixed plate): i pretty much never (ever, ever) eat savory food for breakfast, so this was an extraordinary exception. i simply arranged and cut up some raw veggies (cherry tomatoes, carrots, cauliflower, baby arugula), toasted a corn tortilla with cheddar cheese until it became a melty miracle, and heated up a single trader joe’s chicken sausage (they come pre-cooked) on the stove. unpictured is the mountain of ketchup i slathered over…everything, and a second corn tortilla with melted cheese (because the first was just that good).

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LUNCH. (halloumi salad): i picked up this filling salad from aroma espresso bar on the upper west side, and it was far better than i expected it to be, filled with mixed greens, halloumi (aka fried cheese, aka perfection), green peas, red onions, roasted cherry tomatoes, and a super simple olive oil and lemon dressing. i also added chicken to the salad and had a hefty slice of multigrain bread on the side.

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DINNER. (roasted beets + feta cheese): i was fortunate enough to be invited to enjoy a beautiful homemade dinner on my aunt’s terrace on a recent sunday evening. the meal was complete with the cutest-ever hamburger sliders, grilled chicken, a farro and vegetable salad topped with a greek yogurt dressing, and the crazy beautiful side dish shown below: roasted yellow beets with crumbled feta cheese. just the right amount of sweet and salty, the beets served as the perfect healthy addition to the summery al fresco meal. yum.

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check back soon for a new week’s healthy eats!

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