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Cynthia: So in my ongoing quest to stave off prediabetes, Alzheimer’s, and I don’t know… other horrible things, I am trying my best to cut out sugar and limit (but not eliminate) my carb intake. I’ve found that –
Marcy: Uh… Cindy?
Cynthia: Yes. Marcy?
Marcy: What did you bring into the house yesterday?
Cynthia (innocently): What? Oh. Uhhh… That. Well, that was just a one off.
Cynthia (sheepishly): Okay… so it was a grapefruit sparkling drink.
Marcy: And how many grams of sugar did it contain?
Cynthia: I don’t know.
Marcy: And how many carbohydrates?
Cynthia: Ummm… hmmmm… thirty-six? Uh. Yes. Thirty-six grams. Of carbohydrates. But, it was 100 degrees out and it tasted sooooo good and I rarely do that. I mean I have to have fun sometimes! Although the headache I got after drinking it was not fun. Sugar is a passive aggressive meany.
Marcy (patronizingly): I just want our readers to know that even though we are talking about healthy eating we ourselves fall off the bandwagon.
Cynthia: Fully disclosed. Okay so on to broccoli.
Marcy: Ugh. Broccoli is a bore. Bore. Bore. Bore.
Cynthia: And Rachel Beller’s Broccoli Soup is delicious and super duper easy to make. Check that one out here.
|Rachel Beller’s Broccoli Soup|
Cynthia: I add large doses of turmeric, garam masala, and black pepper to make the soup even healthier (Turmeric and black pepper combined form a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent) and spicier. Really, I just add until the whole pot turns bright yellow!
Marcy (wrinkling her nose): I’d add a dash of Friskies Salmon Dinner to it. Then you’d get a beautiful pink color.
Cynthia (ignoring her): Broccoli is an excellent source of fiber,vitamin c, calcium, potassium, and protein. Plus, it’s loaded with compounds that fight cancer, aging, arthritis, heart disease, as well as lowers blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Broccoli is great for skin health and eye health. I love it!
Marcy: By the way, you know salmon is a vegetable, right? A pretty pink vegetable. With eyes.
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