WIAW – What I Ate in EUROPE!

Hello dear friends!
How’s life?
I’m back from Europe and the crazy busy couple of weeks that followed! I’ve missed you and I hope you missed me too.

So…since we last spoke, I went to Europe for 17 days, have logged many hours of work, went to NH, attended a wedding, gave an intro to fitness and nutrition presentation to Dan’s military unit, started training for another half marathon…and am heading back to NH this weekend for my bridal shower and sister’s birthday celebration!

All this and planning a wedding that’s just shy of two months away! I feel lucky to have such great things going on right now, even if things are a little overcrowded!

There’s so much to tell you about Europe, but I thought I’d start by showing you some of the EATS I enjoyed on this trip. In each country we visited, I made sure to try and eat like a local whenever possible! Since breakfast was at the hotel and dinner was planned by the company, lunch was our opportunity to get out on the streets and sample local cuisine! I took full advantage! Linking up for What I Ate Wednesday!

It was all worth the couple of pounds I gained!

I don’t even typically like these things, but something about being in Europe won them over for me!

The best macaroons in all of Paris!

Spaetzle in Mutzig, France! This region had been part of Germany in the past so it has a heavy German influence! These doughy little wonders were so good!

Fruits and veggies in London! Although from a chain, this meal was so needed! I was craving some fresh and light fare!

I tried my first ever sausage in Austria (NOT kosher!) with German potato salad. It was good while it lasted but definitely a one time thing!

Ate the heck out of this pretzel in Germany!

…And washed it down with this German beer!!!

One of my favorite meals ever – street food eaten on a bridge in Venice. This food was incredible! And yes, I ate it all!

I just had to pick up a Bellini to go and enjoy it alongside a canal! I saved this bottle because I loved it so much!

I definitely indulged while abroad, but maintained some balance by being choosy about what I went for and also…we walked NONSTOP! There’s no denying through, that this trip was without a doubt one of the most delicious experiences I’ve had yet!

Hope you all have a great Wednesday, and I will see you back here on Friday!


Wicked Healthy Wonderings: Best thing you’ve eaten while traveling?! Dish it!

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    • Erica
    • September 22, 2020

    I WANT YOUR LIFE right now. So many exciting things happening and you look absolutely glowing in these photos!

    • Jess
    • September 23, 2020

    Missed you and your blog posts, girl!!! Welcome back!!

    • Fiona
    • September 25, 2020

    Yum! It looks like you had some delicious food while you were in Europe. These photos make me want to go back.

    • Niki @ Life With Niki
    • September 25, 2020

    I am so jealous of your trip, Europe is my favorite place! So glad that you overindulged in all the wonderful foods, it is definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity. Those desserts look divine- especially the cream pastry <3.

    • Emily @ Sinful Nutrition
    • September 25, 2020

    OHMYGOSH it all looks amazing! So glad you had an awesome trip!

    • Marissa
    • September 27, 2020

    You had me at Europe! What great eats you had…Looks like a blast! Everything looks SO GOOD!

    • Julie
    • September 28, 2020

    Welcome back!!! Those eats looks amazing! It sounds like you had the perfect tour of Europe! Glad you got to indulge a little- totally worth it! I had those street snacks in Venice too and they were totally worth it!

    • Faith VanderMolen
    • September 28, 2020

    I LOVE trying out different cuisines while traveling! Everything looks awesome!

    • Susie @ SuzLyfe
    • September 28, 2020


    • melissa
    • September 28, 2020

    YAY for a traveling WIAW! I love trying out the local beers, desserts and especially gelato when i travel. Yum!

    • Liz
    • September 28, 2020

    Oh wow… everything here looks ridiculously delicious! We are going to Italy in October and I CANT wait! So ready for all the food!! 🙂

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    Everything looks delicious! Looks like you had a blast and have some wonderful things going on 🙂 Weddings are so exciting, can’t believe how soon it is!

    • Alyssa
    • September 29, 2020

    I DO love macarons, so when laduree opened in the US a couple of years ago it was dangerous for me. All your eats look amazing!

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