Black Bean Lettuce Wraps

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Fact: I am still adjusting to the appetite of a preggo.

One minute my tummy is content and then the next, wham!, starrrvvvviiiinnnngg.

And I must admit that I am really trying to maintain a mostly-healthy lifestyle. Now that I’m out of my elastic-bottomed, men’s-sized, sweats (at least during daylight hours)¬†and off of the couch, I have rejoined the gym. woot! for small victories. I am also being mindful (most of the time) of my diet. And by diet, I don’t mean diet. I mean the foods that I’m fast and furiously shoveling down my gullet.

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Salmon Burgers with Lemon and Feta

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Without question, my top two, first trimester, food aversions were the smell of coffee and the very thought of salmon. Ugh.

*shudders*

It is certainly interesting how a kumquat-sized developing-baby can wreak such havoc on a gal’s routine. But really. My life did an instantaneous 180. All of the things that I had once held dear were either, all of a sudden, off limits or nausea-inducing (or both). For about three weeks, I sustained myself on 4-L bottles of water and toast slathered with butter and topped with aged cheddar cheese. Yup. Not my usual mandate.

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Peach & Brie Pizza with Balsamic Reduction

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I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus recently. A real blogging lull.

I’d apologize, but I’ve truly found it to be a nice break; necessarily making any apology no more than half-hearted. And, though many things, I’m no hypocrite. You see, I foresee the figurative chasm, most-assuredly, worsening before it heals.

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