One of the many things I gotta get out of my head and it feels silly or like a waste of time – but! You might reconsider buying some brands of food and find a better brand or just go with what you like. There is a bit more I want to rant about with some alternative foods and thinking sometimes we overdo it.
Yes its true that sugars and such are not ‘healthy’ for you. But what ever happened to everything in moderation? Some things are okay to have and a treat for yourself is not a bad thing at all. I had a tendency to go overboard with baking sweet stuff for a time, but it was mostly for fun and I gained a lot of weight.
But so what? I learned some things I wanted to learn about baking so far and I can take something away from it. Also, weight easily comes off after I stopped doing that and just fast the rest of the day on water or something.
Right. But the thing that got me writing this was a brand of flour I bought that was a gluten free flour mix that said, 1:1 substitute for regular flour. I dont know that thats exactly true. What I do know is that the flours they used were rice flour and brown rice flour which taste very sandy and grainy.
Is it healthier than regular flour? Probably. But that healthy word gets thrown around too much I think. Its a term used too loosely. You cant tell how well someone is by their weight – whether think or thin or really thin. A person could theoretically be healthier because they eat more nutritious food but look really thin or really thick.
Most ailments and problems are temporary anyway. And I was looking forward to treating myself this morning with some (clears throat) 'healthier" chocolate chip and peanut butter pancakes that were gluten free. Well I think I should just stick to the way its always been done in the past which is to just enjoy certain foods in moderation. After all the point should be to enjoy your food and feel satisfied. Not to make an enemy of it.
And my mouth health I dont want to blame entirely on sugars but actually just really poor oral routine for YEARS which was the real culprit. My mouth is slowly improving in health and the pain from infection is mostly gone now anyway. All I had to do was make a committment to brush and really make sure to clean them well - especially before bed.
Anyway, rant out. I wanna chill and say just make sure you enjoy your food. Maybe I’ll try out a different mix of flours for a keto blend and see how it goes. For the most part I want my pancakes to taste just like I remember when I had them when I was younger.
I felt better when I ate my gluten-laden waffle with syrup and my pumpkin pie with brown sugar without any guilt. So long as I dont eat from boredom or emotional problems that Im covering up. Then, there usually isnt a tendency to overeat or overindulge. And I think back to when I was younger and actually purposely making a mess of the cake and putting our faces in it with a friend. Fun times makes it much more enjoyabe and no stress.
Speaking of which, Im going to go play some online games.