In the midst of all of my "activities" as of late (charity organizing, cupcake baking, race-skipping), I have become a little more lax in the cooking department than I would like to admit. While I still cook dinner 90% of the time, my dinner plate looks far less inspired than I would normally prefer. Even more concerning is the fact that I have been eating take out for lunch approximately 99% of the time. This makes me cringe, because I know that these quick lunches are to blame for that squishy feeling I'm experiencing around my belly button region.
Making healthy choices at a restaurant is easy for me, but I'm sure that my version of chicken and brown rice has far less added junk in it than the restaurant version. If I had some great dinner leftovers to eat for lunch, I would be far less likely to eat lunch out 99% of the time.
I blame my lack of kitchen inspiration on three things: 1) busyness, 2) laziness, 3) I need ideas!
Yesterday, as I was contemplating this very dilemma that I have got myself into, Jen (a PriorFatGirl...one of my favorite girls ever...) posted this Tweet:
And I immediately wanted to see every single response that she received!
I read a few cooking blogs, but honestly, The Pioneer Woman is not exactly healthy. Delicious, but not healthy. I love reading Mama Pea's recipes (p.s...have you pre-ordered her cookbook yet?), but I'd like to read more blogs that focus most of their attention on healthy cooking.
Incidentally, I read a few days ago that many of the farmers markets in Maryland opened last weekend (nearly a month early), due to an abundance of spring crops. This is wonderful news! I have to go to the farmer's market! I have to cook!
[I understand that was far too much exclamation for one paragraph, but really...vegetables are exciting business]
I need inspiration! Now, I ask you dear readers. Help Jen and I feel inspired to cook beautiful meals.
What are your favorite healthy cooking blogs?
Please do link and promote and let yourself be seen, lurkers! I need help!