Tag Archives: processed food

Homemade Tacos

Taco night.  What is better???

I don’t think I ever met a person who isn’t psyched for taco night!

As a mom, I love it for two reasons.  First, it’s dang delicious!  Second, it’s dang easy!!  All I need is that taco kit that has everything included (shells, seasoning and sauce), a pound of ground turkey (or beef), and toppings like shredded cheddar, avocado, lettuce and tomatoes.

Complete dinner in 20 minutes.

All good, right?

Not really.  I always knew in my heart that there IS a price we pay for this convenience but I kind of sort of shoved it aside and held my ears and said “la la la la” whenever the thought popped into my mind!

Buzz kill alert:

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Goldfish: The Bane of My Existence

I wish Goldfish were never invented.  Every time I see my kids chompin’ away at those fish shaped crackers, I feel that twang of shame for allowing my children to eat processed junk.

I KNOW processed food isn’t real food and our bodies aren’t wired to consume it.

I KNOW those little fishies contain vegetable oils, and if you read my post on fats, you’ll know my thoughts on those.  

I KNOW they have ‘autolized yeast’ in them which naturally contains MSG (not nearly as concentrated as pure MSG, but still).

I know it all.  So WHY do I still buy them and allow my kids to eat them?

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