My earliest childhood memories are of my parents drumming two things: Clean up your plate. After all, there are starving people in the world!" .....And my Dad: Eat those vegetables! They will put hair on your chest!" ..... Little children tend to believe every word their parents say, though I kept looking for hair to appear and it never did! It's hard to believe I was the kid who was constantly told, "Eat your peas!" .".."What's that you just snuck into your napkin!?" ....."Did you just slip something under the table to the dog?" .....Fast forward 5 years when I had to remind my Dad, "I AM IN HIGH SCHOOL NOW AND I DON'T WANT TO PUT HAIR ON MY CHEST!"
For the longest time, I didn't know that vegetables came out of the ground! I thought they came straight from Del Monte cans! Creamed corn, Lima beans, string beans, peas, and Veg-All!
I now LOVE most vegetables so much that we often have vegetable stir-fry for dinner or a big pot of vegetable soup, with lots of robust color. (none come from a can though)....::: Sorry Del-Monte.
I like to spend my time wisely so I can get to the Gym and make meal times simple as possible. On work days I make my husband's lunch; a nice hearty green salad with lots of extras to pile on top but while I'm doing that I have two other containers going. One for stir-fry dish for dinner or a big pot of vegetable soup. The pitcher is filled with fruits and veggies; a great natural energizer! ......:::::: Everything is done at once so my time spent in the kitchen is minimal, plus nothing gets wasted.
Since eating much more meatless dishes, both my DH and I are noticing more energy.
He is type 2 diabetic and his blood sugars are stabilized daily.
He wants to stay with vegetarian dishes.
Both of us are watching the scale move downward with our weight.
The best news:
We are both on the Small goals commitment team and we share the dietary goals! ....
We are equally more committed on a daily basis and feeling energetic and enthused!
On a final note, thanks for stopping by. The above was as I said true so help me ......
Have a great day and new week!
Here is a link to Spark Guy's small goals/ commitment challenge team which is over 1500 members now if you would like to join!.....