Breaking Food Rules

I think my body is going through a period of adjustment with this new schedule. I am getting hunger pains at different times than I used to, tired at different times, and am feeling generally more awake than I ever have before in the morning.

My stomach has been hurting the last few days, and yesterday it hurt bad enough that I didn’t exercise. This year I’m going to focus on more cardio, walking, running, etc. and less strength training, so I’m going to try to pencil in a long power walk on this very cold day.

After I relaxed with a bath yesterday and started my new Kindle book The Casual Vacancy, I set to work on an easy dinner, breaking one of the food rules by mixing fish and cheese. I don’t care what people say…cheese goes with everything!

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This was actually quite a tasty pita pizza. I started with a whole wheat pita topped with the rest of my tarragon mustard. Then I added cooked salmon, swiss and cheddar cheeses, and a sprinkling of fresh chopped dill. Baked at 400 for seven minutes.

It was weird…but in a very good way. Like Captain Picard singing his alphabet song.

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On the side, my vegetable love: roasted broccoli. Tossed in a bit of olive oil with garlic salt and pepper, roasted at 400 degrees for 25 minutes until the edges are crispy and golden. Perfection.

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Broccoli cures all. And there’s nothing wrong with breaking food rules once in awhile.

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