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Trying new to-me-things & learning

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

So I have challenged myself to try new things.
Healthy food.

Okay so I have found out that I am not one of those people that can eat 100%Whole Grain Oats (Oatmeal) I even added diced apple, cinnamon and some sugar. This is one NEW thing I have tried and vote NO on eating any more. I am donating the rest of the canister to my MIL. She loves the stuff.

I also tried a New-to-me Braeburn Apple & loved it! I usually get the Honey Apple. LOL Sweet & juicy! I sliced the Braeburn Apple, sprinkled it with cinnamon and heated it in the microwave for a minute, let it set for a minute and heated it again for another minute, let it set for a minute before eating! You talk about a yummy way to start the day! OMGW! LOL

Another thing I tried yesterday. I made my very Own Homemade salad dressing! Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar & random seasonings I had in my cabinet. No Salt tho! & I loved it!

*I did try to find some "already made up dressing, but ALL of it had SUGAR added. I do not need sugar, I do not want sugar added to every single thing I eat. Why does the food industries add so much sugar & salt to the foods. They should leave it out and if the consumer wants it in there... let them add the amount they want! LOL My thoughts on that.*

I have gotten hooked on Lean Turkey burgers! Tho I am eating them moderately as I should.

Over the weekend I made my very Own Homemade Veggie Chicken Soup & have been bringing it to work for my lunch! I love it! It is yummy & Oh so Healthy!

For breakfast I have a box of Kashi Cinnamon Harvest! Yummers! I pour Vanilla Almond Milk on it & eat!

More to come...
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    I will have to look and see if there is this "Rob's Red Mill 10 Grain Hot Cereal in my neck of the woods!
    I am willing to try it and see what happens!
    Thanks guys!
    1603 days ago
    Good for you, trying new stuff. I recently got to like oatmeal after many years of hating the stuff. It came about gradually as a result of cutting sugar almost completely out of my diet. Somehow the oatmeal finally started to taste OK. I do what you tried, cut apple into it while cooking, then I add a tiny bit of almond milk at the end and one teaspoon of pure maple syrup. It's passable, and some days I even like it! So maybe don't give up on oatmeal just yet? Or do, and find other alternatives.

    I agree with you so much about sugar and the stupid food industry. They are trying to kill us all.

    Good luck!
    1603 days ago
    Trying new things is always a challenge, but discovering new things you like is rewarding.
    I wish you continued success in your journey.
    1603 days ago
    I love Bob's Red Mill Steel Cut Oats cooked overnight in my slow cooker. Delicious on a cold morning with cinnamon added.
    And I have often wondered why manufacturers add so much sodium to stuff too. Don't they taste what they make? Extremely salty. Just makes you thirsty the rest of the day - unless they are in league with the drink manufacturers to get us to buy more drinks too. Hum...
    1603 days ago
    Congrats on encorporating some reaaly awesome foods!
    1603 days ago
    I am not a huge fan of oatmeal either, but I LOVE Bob's Red Mill 10 Grain Hot Cereal. I add unsweetened coconut and reduced sugar craisins with some skim milk. Yum!
    1603 days ago
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