Last Week’s Eats & Workouts + A Descending Interval Workout

I am fully aware that daylight savings time happens every year but it never ceases to make me say, “I can’t believe it’s still light outside.” Totally changes the feel of the day. More about that in my weekend recap.

For today, last week’s eats and workouts along with a descending interval workout that I know you’ll love!


Two eggs scrambled in butter, a Dave’s Killer English Muffin with butter and cream cheese and an orange.

Smoothie bowl with homemade granola. Last week’s smoothie blend was frozen banana, frozen peaches, frozen strawberries, frozen cauliflower rice, frozen spinach (now you understand the color of this smoothie), FAGE Total 5% Plain, peanut butter, dates and almond milk.

Lunches included a few turkey sandwiches. One day I took a break for this peanut butter and banana sandwich.

Another day I took a break for avocado toast on buttered sourdough with two scrambled eggs and cheese.

Okay dinners! On Monday night I made my shrimp pasta skillet but then I had meatloaf for the rest of the week!

Virginia came over on Tuesday night and I made Ina’s individual meatloafs along with baked sweet potatoes and braised red cabbage and apples.

On Wednesday night I had meatloaf again but with this new RightRice that Whole Foods sent to me and a spinach salad.

About RightRice…

RightRice is a tasty, dry (shelf-stable) grain that’s packed with the power of nutritious vegetables to give you more plant-based protein and fiber. And a lot fewer carbs. No more empty calories, either. Every bowl of RightRice is made from lentils, chickpeas, peas + rice, with more than double the protein, five times the fiber, and almost 40% fewer net carbs than a bowl of white rice.

It is good! Reminds me more of orzo than rice but I really like it!

Meatloaf leftovers again on Thursday night! This is what happens when you make three individual meatloafs for one person!

I didn’t photograph any of my ETC but it looked like Talenti every night.


Monday: 4 mile run with a friend pushing stroller

Tuesday: 3 mile walk with stroller and dogs

Wednesday: REST

Thursday: 3 mile walk with stroller and dogs + hot yoga practice

Friday: REST

Saturday:  2.5 mile walk with a friend + hot yoga practice

Sunday: at-home strength workout + 1.5 mile walk


descending interval workout

My parents gifted me a few sets of dumbbells (10s, 15s, 20s) for Christmas and a 25lb kettlebell. This was my only my second workout using them, but it was a good one! I am not a big fan of working out at home BUT can truly value its convenience and ease when you have a baby and the logistics of getting to the gym to workout seem nearly impossible.


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Here’s my Instagram post of the workout with a video demo of each of the movements!

This is such a great workout and I hope that you’ll give it a try! The actual work is only 24 minutes and you can easily knock it out in 30 minutes. I’d love to hear your feedback if you try it!

Annnnddd bedtime.

What did you eat for dinner last week? 

Favorite meatloaf recipe? 

Do you like to workout at home? If so, do you have dumbbells and a kettlebell? 

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Last Week’s Eats & Workouts + A Descending Interval Workout