Friday, May 15, 2009
Does boxed Macaroni and Cheese count as a home-cooked dinner? Does that packet of powdered orange stuff count as a serving of dairy? How many consecutive nights can you serve it, without an accompanying veggie, before your children get scurvy?
Don't answer. Please.
You're answering in your head. I hear you.
I am someone who is both educated and interested in diet and nutrition, but cannot seem to translate my passion into practice. I love collecting a variety of recipes and designing the perfect health-conscious meals in my imagination. I am even one of the few people out there who actually enjoy grocery shopping. I love to read labels and dream of a pantry full of nothing but organics and a fridge full of fresh produce and hormone-free, grass and grain fed meats (sparingly). But when it comes right down to it my talents as a chef, my budget, and the joy the physical ACT of cooking actual brings me all fall a little short. That's a nice way of saying: 1) I'm lazy 2) I'm cheap and 3) I'm no Rachael Ray. CONTINUE READING THIS POST ON THE NEW JERSEY MOMS BLOG >>>