Food For Thought…

Dear Friends,

As you know, I love food – especially sweet food. In fact, it would be appropriate to say I am eating my way around the world, and I know from your comments that many of you have joined me in this quest. Yvonne, Elaine, Janet and Leanne also expressed some concerns that I will soon have to buy a larger sized pair of lederhosen! It’s nice to know they care, but fortunately I’m one of those people who can eat anything.

For others an increase in girth can be a real concern, so with your waistlines in mind I have come up with some tips for weight-watching while wandering.

1. Check the ingredients

These cupcakes look amazing and it would be difficult to stop at one. However the ingredients aren’t quite so appetising: goat’s milk, olive oil, clay, lavender, ylang ylang and geranium. These gorgeous creations are actually handmade soap and they’ll nourish your outside but not your insides!

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 2. Avoid ugly food

Do you fancy an eyeball or two for dinner? No, neither do I.

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3. Don’t eat anything that is smiling at you

When I first saw this enormous ice cream I thought of my travel buddy Manny. But this beaming smile was a turn-off, in the nicest way of course.

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4. Avoid difficult choices

Choose a single treat. How can you do this when there is such a variety of deliciousness on offer?

Be strong, and have just one – one every day, that is!

Justin.

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7 Comments

  1. Thank you for those tips. (Sneaking to the pantry to see what might be in the cookie jar.)

    • Yvonne, I hope you think about these tips while you are crunching cookies! If they look nice they are probably safe. JB

  2. Thank you Justin – your tips are very timely as I am currently in New Orleans, where there are temptations round every corner, and along every street! I will bear them in mind for the rest of the trip and hopefully my waistline will not increase too much. 🙂

  3. Hilarious, JB. Mom says when I say naughty words I’ll have my mouth washed out with soap. I wish the soap you showed tasted as good as it looks. 🙂 You do keep your figure well. I never worry. I just don’t wear clothes. Manny 🙂 (I’m already bear, I mean a bear.)

    • I don’t think I will suggest that all my friends take their clothes off Manny. That could be a bit frightening. JB

  4. Ha – Thanks for the tips – JB.

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