Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Random Pre-Thanksgiving Thoughts

What does a Retro WW gal do when she doesn't have time to wait for her Jell-o to gel?

Let me tell you. There aren't many food options for the busy working gal who is on the go, and still wants to live the Retro WW way of life. I should know. Lately I have been so busy with work, life, the impending Holidays and other random projects, I can barely remember my own name -- let alone find the time to cook up elaborate dietetic dishes and write about them.

So really. What's a girl to do?

One Retro WW trick I learned from my mom is to slap a bunch of mustard on some tuna and gun it down straight from the can like a Rockstar. I'll admit, this one is not my favorite. It also stinks like a mo-fo.

Another quick meal is the Pineapple Cheese Salad. This one's pretty self explanatory. Salad greens, pineapple rings and cottage cheese - topped with some cinnamon to make me feel less sad about the situation. Oh - and a slice of toast is permitted with it too!


I can tell you are drooling.

By the way -  we Retro WW gals also munch on carrots and celery til the cows come home. It keeps us from stabbing someone.

And when it gets really bad, you might just see me eating some button mushrooms or string beans with my fingers while sitting in my car on the side of the road. If this happens, just drive by. There's nothing you can do at that point.

Being a busy working gal does have its advantages, though -- Like getting opportunities to meet cool and interesting people. In fact, one of the reasons I have been so busy recently is because I had the honor to do some freelance work for one of my food & diet heroes! And I can't wait to tell you all about it in my next post! Can you guess who it was?????

NO IT WAS NOT JEAN NIDETCH!

Here's a hint...



Here's another hint...



Just kidding. That second photo has nothing to do with anything. I just felt like posting a random picture of Jean Nidetch being grabbed by Dom DeLuise on Merv Griffin's couch. HOW FREAKING AWESOME IS THAT? You're welcome.

Anyway, you will all have to wait until after the holiday to hear about my latest spectacular foodie adventure, but until then, here is a word of advice from Jean Nidetch straight from Page 137 of the Weight Watchers Program Cookbook, 1966...


I love her hair.
 
Enjoy your turkey! Kick back and relax! Have a FABULOUS Thanksgiving!

3 comments:

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Roz @ weightingfor50 said...

That photo of Merv and Jean (notice I'm on a first name basis. :) ) is fantastic. Hope you enjoyed your thanksgiving Mimi!!

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