I was hoping/planning to post a great post about the new year, and new stuff in the new year.
But that just isn’t going to happen.
Today, at least.
So you are going to just get this (whatever “this” turns out to be).
After reading a Paleo cookbook, I decided that I should go on a short-term stricter diet. It consists of this: no grain, legumes, nuts, seeds, nightshades, and eggs. Oh, and low sugar. And good oils.
(And all that jazz.)
I started yesterday. January 1st, right? Great time to start these things.
I am craving sweet.
Let me rephrase.
I am REALLY WANTING something chocolaty/sweet.
Well, I was just plain wanting something chocolaty, like a chocolate pudding. But I don’t have any avocados. So I was looking online for a coconut milk based chocolate pudding that doesn’t have eggs.
And I looked, and looked. But I didn’t see one.
So I started scrolling through LOTS of amazing-looking dessert recipes.
Looking at all that dessert (and thinking about it, too) made me want it even MORE.
That’s how I ended up at the above state. (REALLY WANTING something sugary/chocolaty.)
That’s what I get for looking at all those dessert pictures and recipes.
I guess that’s just what happens.
And the only thing that I found that is semi-fast, is all of the above free, and that I have the ingredients for, is chocolate fudge.
(My brother Drake just went over to get a drink, and picked up the tall orange cup that is often his. He asked whose it was, but no one answered that it was theirs. Right after he had taken a mouthful, Noah pipes up.
“Oh. That one’s mine.”
Drake immediately spat the water out and dumped the cup, and then grabbed his own.
It was really funny. Truly. You would have had to been here, though.)
So I want to make chocolate fudge. And I want to eat it, too.
But the chocolate chips that I have aren’t exactly paleo. Basically, they are not great. They have whey.
BUT I REALLY WANT SOME CHOCOLATE! And not plain chocolate. A CHOCOLATE DESSERT!
And now let’s mix in complication #2.
My family has been passing around the flu.
Drake just got over it, Noah has it now, and two others may be coming down with it (not including me).
And I should be trying to NOT get it.
I am still thinking about bending the rules on my diet to take some Master Tonic (it has peppers – nightshades). And I know that the sugar will weaken my immune response. And I am still fighting to get over a cold.
Life can be a bit difficult, and crazy.
I think I am going to go make me some fudge.