Yesterday, I decided that I was going to find out the results of eating a fun cereal for breakfast rather than one loaded with fiber and protein. An intuitive eating experiment, if you will. I knew that the cereal would be mentally satisfying but what about physically. So, I had some clifford crunch mixed along with my favorite dessert cereal, hazelnut biscotti. I had it along with a few almonds and almond milk.
I found the results to be interesting, I got hungry around the same time as I normally do. Luckily, it was around the same time the new chef brought up salads. I am not exactly sure what the salad was but it was delicious. I wanted to ask the chef about it but he was busy in a meeting most of the afternoon. It had grilled romaine, grilled green onion, grilled green something I could not identify, slices of beef tenderloin, tomatoes and a lovely robust dressing. It was topped with fresh made potato chips for crunch. And to top it all off, it was beautiful. It is like he secretly knows I have a food blog 🙂
I got hungry again just before it was time to go so I had a cashew cookie larabar. OK, I have to say, this one is so so good. I kept thinking in my brain, do I like this one better than pecan pie? I am so glad I was introduced to the world of larabars! Not only do they taste awesome, they are really satisfying!
By the time I left, the rain was starting to come down; Hurricane Hanna was making her way to us. I safely made it home and made a quick dinner that also involved using up what we had. I made whole wheat pita pizza with tomato sauce, turkey pepperoni and soy mozzarella. On the side, we had salad with cukes, tomatoes and oil and vinegar. I love this method of making pizza, so easy and the pita is the perfect amount for me.
After dinner, I must admit to doing absolutely nothing. I think I was on my way to dreamland by 7:30! It had been a long short week and I was wiped out!
In the meantime, thanks for all of the great advice yesterday! I thought alot about what I am going through at work and decided that I have to make a change. I need to start leaving on time no matter how busy I am, T tells me all the time that it is just golf. I’m going to take her word for it and do my best to leave when I am supposed to. The only person that can change my life is me and there is a great need for it right now. So, thanks for getting my thinking wheels spinning yesterday!
QOTD: Do you find it is just as important for your food to be mentally satisfying as it is physically satisfying?