Read this fast because I wrote it fast. Not checked for mistakes. Haven't got time.
Good morning. My apologies for the crap post last night, my airhead was empty. I could have expanded into why people eat what they do, do they eat with their eyes or do they let their brain make the decisions as to what to put in their mouth? I see there were some suggestions of what could be done to dried beans to make them more appealing, but in my book all that faffing about might make them look pretty but at the end of the day a bean is a bean is a bean, and it's good for you whichever way you eat it. As you have probably guessed I mostly eat what I think is good for me, with an occasional fall off the wagon., I am human and not perfect.
This has got me to thinking about how a lot of food which has been dressed up is not particularly healthy. It has been proved that takeaway convenience food is not good for your guts at all. Smells nice, looks nice, but enough to send your cholesterol sky high if you insist on shoving it down your throat. Why can't they make a scrumptious looking cake which is actually healthy? No fat, no salt, no sugar, what about a vegetable cake, please someone invent one, ha ha.
Why is it so hard to resist comfort food and eat with our eyes? You buy any pastry product, pies etc, from a shop and the filling is miniscule compared the the tons of pastry surrounding it. I had some cheese and onion pasties recently, only because they were reduced to 40p for six. My goodness, I needed a magnifying glass to find the filling. Looked nice but what crap.
If people enjoy fiddling with food in their own kitchen that's a nice hobby to have, at least you know what goes into it and can choose which ingredients to use. Only then do you have complete control over your own health and well being. I suppose I could make my own cheese and onion pasties, and bulk them out with vegetables, but I don't think pastry is particularly healthy and should only be eaten as an occasional treat. Portion sizes, now that's another thing. Oh don't get me started....I'll have to leave that for another day.
Anyway, I've got to dash, got to be somewhere else in half an hour. I had a bit of a lie in this morning, made a mug of coffee and went back to bed to finish a book. Now I've got to move my ass. I'll be back later with the book review. Toodle pip.
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