Friday, June 12, 2020

The Covid19 - 5

This is a diversion for the terminally bored that, in fact, is actually good for us!  We all know what Covid19 is but here the 5 represents the 5 pounds it is possible that many stay home; stay in  added to total body weight during these times of stress.  It is believed in some psychological circles (many of which are discredited) that stress and boredom are two of the great appetite stimulants.  

Well our challenge is to lose the 5ver but not deprive ourselves of the nourishing good help available to do this - substitutions!  A small sample of tricks - salsa and baby carrots to dip, not taco chips

Potato chips and sour cream onion dip - use no-flavor anyhow yogurt for the sour cream.

Soup or better still broth heated to boiling and served in a heavy coffee mug are filling, nay sating, and very low-calorie.  If memory serves - a whole can of chicken broth 30 cals total.    The pinch of onion powder, garlic powder and cayenne pepper I put in my are poof - a wave of the hand - inconsequential as far as any added calories.

Bonus points:  boiling hot is air conditioning for the rest of the body.  Just ask the Brits who popularized hot tea in India.  (Or something like that.)

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