Okay. Here’s my plan:
I’m going to try to eat a serving of green vegetables by 10:30 a.m. everyday.
I’m going to try to eat a tomato everyday.
I’m going to try to eat homemade yogurt everyday.
If I want to eat something before bed, I’m going to eat fruit.
That’s it. That’s the whole plan. What do you think?
I’ve managed to do this quite a few times now, so I’m thinking it’s not a horrible plan. At least I’m not trying to take away things. Well, maybe a little, at night. I’m a total cereal addict, especially at night. And I think I’ve lured my poor unsuspecting family into that trap, based on the fact that a half gallon of milk disappears in two days. Cereal is not the worst thing, I suppose. But if you’re addicted, it becomes downright dangerous!
I was perusing through one of Christina Pirello’s books (she’s one of the chefs on PBS’ Create channel), and she was talking about eating greens for breakfast. Interesting idea. I love spinach with eggs, so that’s an easy one on those days, but I don’t eat eggs every day (not that I wouldn’t love to). It’s a little tougher on cereal 😉 . I’m kidding, of course. You can’t have spinach on cereal! Maybe broccoli, but not spinach! So anyway, I thought I would probably be able to down something green by 10:30. I’m pretty darn happy with myself when I accomplish that! Feel all healthy-n-stuff. Even if I don’t have anything else healthy all day, I can still claim that one glorious moment of “I’m so healthy”!
Why the homemade yogurt? Acidophalus. No sugar when I make it. Organic milk. Probably the only way I could do better with a dairy product would be to get raw milk. I can’t fit a cow into the back yard. Hmm…but maybe a goat!!! That would take care of my lawn mowing issues! Wait! What about alpaca? Do they eat grass and make milk? ‘Cause then I could spin up some yarn too! Raising alpacas is getting to be quite the fad now, ya know. But I digress. No, wait, not really…alpaca yogurt!
I’m not sure how I came up with the tomato. It just seemed like a good idea. Lots of vitamin C, right. Just cut it up, throw some salt and oregano on it. Or fresh basil. Yum, yum. Don’t mind if I do!
So, there ya have it. That’s all I got to say ’bout that.
(Stay tuned for the exercise idea that I’m going to implement if I can ever get my printer to run again…we used to run together, back in the day when I was fit. I guess it lost it’s motivation when I stopped running). What did you just call me? A dork? Well, excuuuuuuuuuse me for trying to introduce a little clean humor into your day 😉 !