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A little fruity

Posted: August 31st, 2009 | Author: alyssa | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , | 4 Comments »

Today was the first day of school.  Those of you that know me, know that I love my job, however I do have some frustrations with it.  Today, all of those frustrations seemed to be in the forefront for some reason, particularly during volleyball practice.  So after practice, I did what I normally do when I’m angry, and served up 4 baskets of balls, then decided what I was going to do for dinner.  At that point I was torn…after I work out I am in the mood for super healthy food, but when I’m in a mood like that I really want comfort food.  So I wasn’t quite sure what to do.  Luckily for me there is one kind of food that serves both purposes….FRUIT!  I love all fruit, usually just cut up and thrown in a bowl, but sometimes prepared in other forms.  Tonight was just mango and kiwi cut up.  One thing I like about fruit is that it can be for any meal of the day and prepared in a crazy amount of ways.  Cut up raw, baked, grilled, marinated, mashed, juiced….etc.  When I want to splurge a little, I add some whipped cream, or put it over ice cream.  When I want to be a little more fun I soak it in mint infused white wine.  And when you want to get really fun, you can always soak it in straight liquer (one of my favorites :) ).  The point is, fruit is a food that I can always get comfort from, and never have to feel guilty about( except when I get drunk off it, of course), which makes it even more comforting.  So my question to you, my lovely readers, is this:  What is your not-so-guilty guilty pleasure?

4 Comments on “A little fruity”

  1. 1 Leanne Vitanzo said at 8:52 am on September 2nd, 2009:

    All of my guilty pleasures are actually guilty :-) I don’t do healthy very well, especially not as comfort food!

  2. 2 Matt said at 9:27 am on September 2nd, 2009:

    I’m not so sure I can come up with another not-so-guilty guilty pleasure after fruit.

  3. 3 Alyssa said at 12:26 pm on September 2nd, 2009:

    Just regular guilty comforts will do as well :)

  4. 4 Paige said at 6:46 pm on September 11th, 2009:

    Gin Soaked Olives… thanks Dad!

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