153 rice cakes,spread with 2 teaspoons of peanut butter, a 128 oz. green bean/ beet smoothie, an eggwhite and tofu omelet and 2 bushels of air-popped popcorn with 1/8 teaspoon of Oh I Wish It Was Butter topping.
I flipped open the new AARP magazine this morning--the one with Natalie Cole on the cover-- and was immediately drawn to an article about incorporating exercise into your holiday preparation. One of the suggestions involves working out using items from your pantry: Arms raises with canned pie filling or gravy moving on to squats with pork and beans (ok, that one I made up). Here's a thought, could the pie filling and gravy be contributing to the problem?
But the best tip of all was at the bottom of the page:
So if I mix cookie dough by hand for 14 hours, I can eat the whole batch.
And have Michelle Obama's arms.
Or I can stand quietly and eat half the batch.
While bulking up my biceps with a can of garbanzo beans.