This is not a blog post I had planned to write, I still owe you 3 that I've pulled from my camera in the last couple of days, but today as I was driving I decided it was time for a change. After running around all day running errands, which in Honduras ALWAYS takes all day, no matter how difficult it should be, we ran through McDonalds on the way home. And as I was driving towards my home, where there was healthy food waiting if I was patient enough to get here, I looked in the back seat and saw my precious girl loving her chicken nuggets and sprite. I am most definitely not opposed to the occasional trip to the fast food joint, but I do not want my child, or myself for that matter to be a fast food junkie.
And that's where we are folks, at this stage Rosie and I have become fast food junkies and it's time to put a stop to it. I don't want my child, who is already predisposed genetically to being larger, to struggle her whole life with weight loss. Been there, done that, still working out the kinks in my own body image.
So...why am I rambling on about this to all of you? Because I want your ideas. Meal times are work times for me usually which lends itself to fast food. I want to start making meals ahead of time that I can freeze and pull out when I'm in a hurry. I don't want to depend on processed food "Yuck". But I also don't want to freeze out all the nutrients in good food. I LOVE to cook, and I enjoy healthy food I just need to make it a priority in my life.
So what works for you?
I know you are busy, how do you incorporate healthy meals into quick time frames, without cooking all day or using a bunch of processed meals?
I would also love some juice/drink ideas for Rosie and myself to get us both away from soda. I drink a lot more than Rosie does, but the packaged juice boxes I give her aren't much better.
We've started exercising a lot more, which is great, but if we don't change what we're putting in our bodies than health is not going to follow.
I love to hear from you and I need your help.
So let me know what you think!
Love you guys!