I manage a country homestead and the lives of my 4 babies ages 10,8,5 and 3. I LOVE TO RUN and NEED to keep healthy and fit for my SANITY!! Seriously....All problems are solved when I am running.

Making MY health a priority allows me to be the mother and wife that I need to be for them.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Hungry pregnant ladies in the grocery store = Crazy Bill. I Digress....

I bought some meat yesterday. Sandwich meat actually. Want to know something stupid?

I always thought the freshly sliced turkey from the Deli department was well...TURKEY!!

Never really occurred to me that Turkey's are not naturally all balled up. Ummmm hello!! Turkey breasts are not THAT big!!

I guess I just never really thought about it before. O.K, I did. But sometimes choose to ignore reality and chow down on a yummy sandwich. I mean Turkey has to be better than Bologna no?

Well when the label states that the 'turkey' is 18% Meat protein, have you not wondered what ELSE is in your 'meat'???? (same goes for boxed chicken ala presidents choice by the way). I'll tell y'a. It is not pretty. In fact it contains stuff like sulphites and nitrates and salt and gums, and preservatives that I don't care to list right now.

So...what DO I feed myself and my family in a sandwich??? (normally when I'm not pregnant and craving sandwich meat of course)

Salmon,Tuna,Egg,Peanut Butter, Tofu, Hummus, and the BEST....REAL chicken breast that I cook ahead of time, put in freezer bags and take out to enjoy for the week.

It is worth it. Even if it takes a few extra seconds to prepare...Your body with love you for it.

2 comments:

The Kerr Family said...

I'm with you on that one! Almond butter is an even better alternative to pb. Ella actually prefers it to pb. I made the best sandwich last week - leftover baked chicken breast, tomato, avocado, lettuce & a little mayo. Yum!

Nancy said...

Wow! He or she has arms! Aww-w-w-w!