WIAW – Creamy Paleo Pesto Dip

WIAW – Creamy Paleo Pesto Dip

Happy Humpday!

It’s been a much slower paced week so far around here which has been nice.  Although it’s been ridiculously hot again.  So much so that I think people are hiding indoors and avoiding even leaving their houses.  It’s been a slow week at Afterburn and yesterday no one showed up for my 8:30 class which was a bummer 🙁  I made the most of it by walking on the treadmill, and rowing with The Love Nugget since I had to wait around until my 9:45 class.

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Then no one showed…  Evidently everyone is on summer vacation!

So we headed over to Bayside Church a little early to soak up their air conditioner while watching the kiddos play.  They have an awesome free indoor play area/cafe that we’ve been frequenting lately.  It’s pretty awesome and allows us to relax while the kids run around.  Did I mention it’s air conditioned too?  Huge bonus!

Anyway, let’s get into a more important topic.  Food!  Specifically, some eats from yesterday 🙂

 

I started my morning with my usual lemon water to kick-start my digestion and give me a natural energy boost.  Then I whipped up this lovely fertility concoction I’ve been enjoying lately.

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Recipe coming soon!

At Bayside I munched on an apple while hanging out with this handsome guy 🙂

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After a few hours we came home for lunch.

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Which for me was left over Cobb Salad from the night before and was perfect!  A horrible picture but I was hungry and impatient 😉

I had a few frozen grapes after lunch then caught up on some work while watching The Bachelorette 🙂 I know, cheesy but it’s a good multitasking show.

The Love Nugget rested for a few hours then when he woke up we snacked some veggies and this yummy dip I whipped up the other day.

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It’s so good and so easy to make.  Not to mention it’s legume free, dairy-free and has a secret veggie ingredient 🙂

Creamy Paleo Pesto Dip

Creamy Paleo Pesto Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 large handful of basil
  • 1/4 cup raw walnuts
  • 2 tbsp. tahini
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1-2 tsp. sea salt
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients except salt in a food processor.
  2. Pulse until smooth and creamy scraping the sides several times throughout.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste then serve with fresh veggies.
http://myhealthyhappyhome.com/2015/07/29/wiaw-creamy-paleo-pesto-dip/

We were off to gymnastics after that then to run a few quick errands before we came home to make dinner.

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The picture isn’t great but it was really yummy!  Shrimp and Zoodles with Romenesco Sauce from the new Whole 30 cookbook.  

We ended the evening with a delicious treat that I want to eat everyday 🙂

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Paleo Peach and Blackberry Crisp with homemade Coconut Vanilla Ice Cream.  Recipe coming soon!

That’s it for today.  Hope you have a great Wednesday!

QUESTIONS – 

  • Do you prefer crisps or cobblers?  
  • Have you made a “hummus” with zucchini before? 

 

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Comments

  1. Hi Giselle! Two empty classes? Oh man, that’s terrible! At least you made the best of it with your little guy. And your eats look super yummy … I’m a fan of all desserts, but I’ll say crisps for the win! 🙂 Happy Wednesday!

  2. That pesto dip looks awesome and I really want the recipe to your fertility cocktail a asap 🙂

  3. That smoothie and dip looks amazing! Bummer nobody showed for your classes. Mine have been extra bare the past couple of weeks, too. Such is summer!

    • Giselle Schroer says:

      Yeah it’s been so slow! I had no shows again this morning. Everyone is just soaking up the last of summer I guess… Which I don’t really blame them 🙂

  4. Looks really good!