Food for Thought

I like food.

Truth…Bottom line…Unequivocally so…Period.

I am not one of those “eat to live” kind of people.  Not that I “live to eat,” but good food is just that — good…and I definitely believe it is a gift from God.    :-)

I try not to become obsessive about it.  Really.  But a girl’s gotta eat…as do Mr. Big (My Big Bald Dude), Little Mr. (W), Little Miss (A), Little Bit (EJ) and my Daddy…and they like three squares a day..and a snack or two in between!  Therefore, food’s on my mind quite a bit.

People who prep are on the self-reliant side.  They’re not going to be the ones in the handout lines when times are tough.  Being self-reliant, in my mind, also indicates that we’re not relying on boxed, pre-packaged, pre-mixed whatever.  No condemnation if you are, but it’s a whole lot healthier if you’re not.

How have I changed our eating?  I’m steering us away from foods containing high fructose corn syrup, MSG, white flour, and a multitude of things I can’t pronounce.  I still use white sugar, but in decreasing amounts.  (Granulated honey has been a great replacement.)  With all of that in mind, I’ll be sharing foods (surprising and healthy) and favorite recipes — all yummy & pretty easy.  Trust me, I’m not one to eat cardboard.  Like I said, “I like food.”  It’s been a journey into healthier food for us, and there are so very many things I’m excited to share.

Use some.

Use it all.

Share your own journey.

Let’s go!

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Grace & Peace, Carrie

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