Well I have good news and some bad.
The good news is that I have posted a link to my daughters blog called Sustainable South (like mother like daughter or visa-versa). The bad news is what I heard from my doctor this weekend. Very very bad. I have been told that I am borderline diabetic. Not a shock considering that I have gained so much weight this past year. I do not attribute that to all the fabulous reataurants and the delicious food I've been sampling, but probably a little stress this year. I am not going to stop trying new places in our neighborhoods, but will make a conscience effort to eat more healthy. Yesterday I went to H Mart, which is not my favorite, but the only place closer than the DeKalb Farmers Market, for all the vegetables I needed to get. Keeping in line with the recommendation from my doctor, I have completely changed the way I eat.
Here's a sample of what my plate looked like last night. I divided it into thirds, two thirds small and one large. Section one contained my baked salmon, section two - 1/2 sweet potato and the third was filled with the fresh vegetables I obtained at H Mart. This is my new plan of attack. Making smart eating decisions should have been my priority all the time, but I must admit, I have no will power when it comes to yummy foods. My goal is to bring you all the best dining around town and now, along with my daughter - the healthiest alternatives while still enjoying the dining experience.
For all of us in the age of, well you know that over-50 range, weight gain and health issues are almost a given. Let's join together to share the best dietery secrets, suggestions and advice.
Please feel free to post your favorite recipes for healthy meals or what you are doing to make your plate a nutritious treat.
Still saying- Bon Appetite!