Saturday, December 4, 2010

Fast Times


I wish I could tell you that I’ve been cooking up a storm this past week. That I’ve made incredible gourmet dishes from scratch, completely gluten free. That I’ve used super fancy ingredients like

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FLAVOURED sea salt. Anything that uses the fancy spelling of flavor must be good.

I wish I could tell you that I’ve been eating home cooked bowls of nourishing gluten free oats for breakfast…and not

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processed guilty pleasures like Chocolate Chex…twice this week.

I wish I could tell you that Parrish and I are still off the dark temptress

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but a buy two get three free deal can make things seem too good to be true. (Even when you know they’re bad for you)

But I can’t tell you any of those things. This past week I have been what I would call “foodie slumming”. I have succumb to food on the go and quick eats. I have drank Diet Coke…three times! Our suppers have been less than exciting: grilled cheeses, tacos, and tapas. But when life gets busy, you persevere. You buckle down and push forward. And you stock you fridge with foods that will get you through, like snack plates with gluten free crackers, 2%milk sharp cheddar, and almonds. And you find lunches that require zero prep time in the morning and are ready in a flash.

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Like these little nuggets: Applegate Farms Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets. Fully cooked, ready in 2 minutes, and just darn good. And those nutrition facts:

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They’re not half bad either. And with 12g of protein they really fill me up!


Do you have go to foods for when your life gets busy?


Unknown said...

I am right there with you, this time of year can get crazy! Stay focused and you'll be cooking again in no time:)

Jennifer said...

I've had the cinnamon chex for several non-breakfast meals this week... you're not alone!

Becky said...

You are not alone. This past week, I have eaten all of the following for dinner: Cinnamon Chex,Ian's chicken nuggets, and grilled cheese with tomato soup (Pacific Organics, I think, comes in a carton and is quite yummy). It seems like there is an event every night! Tonight I am making homemade chili (pulling leftover cornbread from freezer) and decorating the tree.

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