Day 1: Make a list of everything you ate for breakfast last week.
As it so happened, when I sat down to write last week's breakfast list for Day 1 of The Cooking Cure, I was eating breakfast. I jotted down "Ezekiel bread with peanut butter" for Monday's breakfast followed by "Ezekiel bread with peanut butter" for Tuesday's breakfast, and "Ezekiel bread with peanut butter" for Wednesday's breakfast, and oh look! As I'm writing this I'm eating a slice of Ezekiel bread with peanut butter. Good grief.
Per Emma's instructions, I won't go into deep analysis over my breakfast choices today, but let's be real: I have a go-to breakfast that varies only slightly — jam or honey? Bananas on top or not? — with the occasional breakout breakfast of granola and yogurt and a bagel on the weekend.
While I like this breakfast, I'm a little sick of it and ready for a change — but it has to be simple. I eat almost immediately after I wake up to avoid headaches that come if my blood sugar gets too low, which means breakfast need to be relatively quick, convenient, and filling. I'm now thinking about what that could be, but one thing is for sure: it's time to give peanut butter a rest.
What did you discover making your breakfast list? Do you feel stuck in a rut, like I do? Or do you like the predictability of your breakfast routine?
(Image credits: Cambria Bold)