Oh hello loves.

This week has already seemed like a very long one, but because of very unwelcome reasons.

I believe I had gotten food poisoning over the weekend, and with trying to spare you the very gross details, I have never felt that sick, been in that much pain, and thrown up that much in a very long time. You know those pains where you just cry because it hurts so much and there is nothing you can do about it?

Yup. That was me.

I have no idea what could have caused it, however I have a few suspects in mind, but I will say those were the longest 3 days of my life.

Thankfully I feel like I have overcome it and even though my stomach is not 100%, I definitely have my appetite back, but I am playing it safe and sticking to bland foods.

So with that being said, I bet you are wondering how this What I Ate Wednesday is going to work this week.

Well for once I can actually give you a look at a days worth of eats, but still keep it themed.

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What I Ate Recovering From Food Poisoning


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After I was done emptying all the toxins from my body it took awhile for me to even begin to think about eating.

I woke up feeling decent, and made the mistake of having a normal breakfast.

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Since it was one of my only days off, I almost always feel like I need to make plantain bread because I don’t get the opportunity that often.

Well big mistake. my tummy was not up for all that and I’m sure all the protein frosting didn’t help either.

Let’s just say I was in a lot of pain that morning and paid for my mistake.

When lunch time rolled around, my body knew it was hungry, but I had absolutely no appetite or desire to eat.  I also had no intentions of getting off the couch.

Insert best fiance ever.

He cooked me up some soup served with fancy saltine crackers on the side.

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Amy’s Organic Vegetable Barley Soup is one of my favorites, but sadly I could only eat about half of it before my stomach started to fight back.

I did however finish the saltines. Those seemed to help soothe the belly a bit.

I basically avoided food like it was the plague the rest of the day and after eating what I thought would be stomach friendly foods and failing, that night I took a risk.

Back when I was in college when I had horrible hang overs and was nauseous my secret cure was Taco Bell.  I can’t explain it, but it was the only thing I could eat when I was sick. Well, I didn’t really want Taco Bell, but I thought greasy food might actually be worth a shot.

So yes kids, we ordered pizza.

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I kept my toppings light though, I did half with feta cheese and half with green peppers.

I played it smart and even though I was starving I ate one piece just to see how my stomach would react.

Things started off good, but about 10 minutes after I ate it, the tummy started talking again.

It may have only been 8pm, but I just went to bed. I was sick of feeling sick and sleep was really the only way to avoid it.

I ended up calling off work the next day which I hate to do, but if I was going to be in any shape as I had been the last two days, I would have been worthless anyways.

That morning I felt a lot better than I had the previous days, but I still decided to play it safe.

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Breakfast was simple toast topped with Earth Balance spread and a drizzle of local honey.

It was so simple, and so delicious.

I didn’t take a picture because it just wasn’t that photogenic, but instead of risking eating dairy (and me being the habitual dipper I am) instead of my yogurt I whipped up a chocolate banana soft serve. Which was ah-mazing.

Finally around lunch time on day 3 I started to get my appetite back. Oddly though I was craving simple and for some reason veggies have seemed repulsive to me. Which for me is odd, because I always crave veggies.

So for dinner, I went with a craving and had a simple dinner of roasted kabocha squash.

It was all I wanted. So I went with it.

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Brushed with coconut oil, sprinkled with cinnamon and roasted. Then topped with my coconut cookie dough.

Nothing fancy, but it hit the spot and I didn’t get sick. Yay!

And with that I am happy to report I believe I am almost back to normal, and let me tell you how happy I am for that, because not having an appetite is no fun for this food loving girl.

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Have you ever gotten food poisoning?

What do you eat when you have an upset stomach?