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Tea Time

Are you a tea drinker?

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When it comes to liquids, I’m pretty much just a water and alcohol drinker.

This morning, however I was feeling pretty sleepy so I decided to try a little caffeine.

Black tea with almond milk + honey
Black tea with almond milk + honey

I used black tea that one of my best friends brought back from England, so I made sure to hold out my pinky out in between sips. 😉

Jumping topics a bit, here are two ways to eat comfort foods healthily:

Mac n Cheese with veggies
Mac n Cheese with mixed veggies

The mac n cheese has whole grain pasta with cauliflower, almond milk, hot sauce, salts and peppers, and of course, cheddar cheese.

No butter. No oil. No white pasta.

Nachos with veggies
Nachos with veggies

I had Tostitos chips with grated cheddar cheese served along side caramelized onions and my veggie mix (spinach, carrots and corn).

Who says your childhood favorites aren’t healthy? 😀

And on a more grownup level, I made a big pot of quinoa and veggies for the week.

As a kid I would have run from this delicious mix!
As a kid, I would have run from this delicious mix!

The additions were corn, black beans, onion, soy sauce, peanut Thai sauce, salt, pepper, and garlic. I was out of broccoli and other greens so I decided to use arugula and random other lettuce leaves to pump up the health factor.

Have a Thankful Tuesday!

Questions: If you’re a tea drinker, how do you take it?

What foods do you eat now that you never would touch when you were younger?


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