Monday, January 2, 2012
What 2011 taught me
*That I limited my food experiences.I really never stretched myself until this past year.I tried new veggies, new cultures for inspiration and new food products.So I will stretch myself this next year.Try new recipes...some will work and some won't.That doesn't matter "Just do it."
* That veggie are very tasty.They can be the focus of my plate.
* Food Inc taught me the factory farming industry is a scary thing.It is also in Canada.Our food isn't coming from cute little farms anymore.It's a money making machine.
*Forks over Knives taught me that a plant based diet is the way to go for health.It is the future.
*Gardein makes amazing meat substitutes.
*Earth balance is better than butter.
*I Am is a wonderful documentary and the heart is the center of it all.
*That I can cook and bake some pretty amazing things.
*Soups are quite fabulous.
*Their are alot of inspiring people who want change the world in a positive way.The Spork sisters, Alicia Silverstone, Kathy Freston, Kris Carr, Colleen Patrick Goudreau, Olivia and Hanah from the Biggest Loser and the blog world. I love reading about real people changing their lives in a positive way.
*Cooking healthy doesn't take longer.
* Stress is going to be my biggest battle in 2012.I must learn that food is not a helper in stress.
*That I love the Magic Bullet.
*I made it through Christmas with no meat,chicken or fish.I did it!!
* That John and Josh are alot more flexible about what they eat than I thought.
Tomorrow I am going to talk about what I want from 2012.What am I going to ask for and how am I going to get there.So Happy 2012 everyone and lets make this a healthy and happy year.