After a few cold dinners on the table Ben and I have declared 7pm Dinner Time. This way he knows when he should be home and I know when I will be eating dinner and can plan my snacks accordingly. I am thinking between 3 and 4pm is the best time for my afternoon snack so I’m hungry for dinner. Do you have a dinner time? I never had one before, but we’re trying this whole shack-up marriage thing and we want to eat dinner together How cute.
In case you were wondering what I look like when I get home from work…I was trying to explain to friend that I look like I am coming home from a walk in the part – not work, when I get home. This is because I change out of nice, work clothes and put on walking clothes for my “commute” home
My afternoon snack was supposed to be this…but I ended up ditching the yogurt for a Kashi bar. It was good, but the yogurt would have been better
I also had some of these True North Nut Clusters. The company sent me over some samples of their goodies and this was the first one I opened. I have to say that they are delicious! And I sent some in Ben’s lunch last week and he came home asking about them, saying that he loved them! Two good reviews in one and we haven’t even tried the other samples
Here are the nutrition stats.
My only hesitation with buying these is that 5 clusters is a serving size. It’s hard for me to stop at 5! But if you pack them in your lunch it’s perfect. You get to enjoy the clusters and have portion control
Visit the True North website for a $1.00 off coupon! I will let ya know what I think about the other kinds too
Dinner was leftovers from Indian food on Saturday…
And I really really wanted dessert so I had a handful of chocolate chips before deciding to make cinnamon toast with chocolate chips! A little later I was craving hot chocolate and Ben reminded me that we bought chocolate in Guatemala that turned out to be for making (Mexican) Hot Chocolate! Have you ever had Abuelita? The best hot chocolate ever. You break off pieces of the chocolate bar and mix it with milk.
It is seasoned with cinnamon and other spices – it reminds me of my Aunt Martha since I rememeber her making this for me and my cousins Someone asked about the ingredients of my precious Pumpkin Butter…here are the stats…Cut the Crap – I have gotten a lot of emails about how my Cut the Crap Month seems to be hurting my Intuitive Eating. After much thought, I agree. As soon as I said I am not going to eat something my instinct is to eat it! It’s very frustrating, but years of restricting/binging has completely screwed up my head and body.
I feel like it is a complete cop out to say I am stopping my efforts to Cut the Crap So, I am going to continue to make an effort to eat foods that make me feel good and fuel me well! But, I am not going to restrict myself to x number of treats a week.
My small goals each week are building on eachother am I’m doing well with those so I’m going to continue
1. Not eating for 30 minutes after I get home
2. Brushing my teeth after dinner/dessert and closing the kitchen