Does Nutella Qualify as Lunch?

Seriously, I need help. I need to create a better eating habit for myself during my weekdays while I work.

I just walked in to the kitchen to look for lunch for myself. I completely glazed over the fruits and vegetables in the fridge like they were they last kid in grade school that anyone wanted on their team during gym class.

What did I grab?

Yogurt? No.

Cheese? No.

Tomato juice? Hahahaha.

20130313-121211.jpgI didn’t even realize I did it. It’s like I blacked out, and when I came to, I was standing in my kitchen with a spoon in one hand, a Nutella jar in the other and I was already going in for my second helping as I thought to myself how awesome this would probably taste in coffee.

Note to self, try this tomorrow morning. 

No, wait, stop. Guh, I need help. I am turning 40 soon.

Okay, really soon.

Okay, tomorrow!

I need to put together a work at home eating plan or something. And I think I need to superglue the top of that Nutella jar on. That will teach my over-eating split personality.

I’m open to suggestions. What websites do you turn to for eating healthy, motivation and ideas?

I am also open to condolences on the whole ’40’ thing.

Sheri Landry
Sheri publishes, and writes at This Bird’s Day where she shares all of the thoughts in her head without the voices. Sticking mainly with content for Canadians, Sheri shares family stories, product information and anything that fits into her (and her family’s) daily activities.
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  • Super Mel Mar 14, 2013, 9:41 am

    I try to keep some hard boiled eggs in the fridge at all times… My kids love them and they make a perfect companion for a lazy eggs and toast (and Nutella!) lunch / snack!

    Hope you have a great birthday!

    • Sheri Landry Sheri Apr 5, 2013, 12:34 pm

      Thanks Mel. I like the egg idea and will buy some extra to try it out.

  • Kimberley Grabas Mar 13, 2013, 3:46 pm

    Try this fancy recipe that my three year old came up with:

    Take a piece of bread, toast it, then slather it with Nutella. THEN slather the Nutella with peanut butter! Oh yeah, baby!

    Throw in a couple of apple slices to scrape the plate clean of all the gooey drips, and I do believe you have yourself a lunch of champions!

    Enjoy your birthday, Sheri! Once you’re here, you realize it’s not so bad…

    • Sheri Landry Sheri Mar 13, 2013, 8:24 pm

      Thanks Kimberley. We still need to make a date for coffee.

  • Soozle Mar 13, 2013, 1:46 pm

    Happy early birthdya, Sheri!

    And for the record, I am 33 and will fully admit to eating peanut butter straight out of the jar with a spoon. In fact, I am pretty sure that is how 80% of the jar is actually consumed. :-)

    You are not alone hah

    • Sheri Landry Sheri Mar 13, 2013, 3:50 pm

      Thanks Soozle. I’m starting to think that PB and Nutella should just come with a spoon attached to the jar.

  • nadine Mar 13, 2013, 12:28 pm

    I’m the same way – when I’m home alone I can’t be bothered with a healthy lunch. I hit up the health food store and bought some smoothie extras – now I just drink a smoothie, or eat a luna bar etc. when I’m hungry.
    And Happy birthday Dude! Best wishes and hope you have a great day, you’re the greatest friend a girl could wish for and you deserve only the best!

    • Sheri Landry Sheri Mar 13, 2013, 12:34 pm

      Thanks Nadine. I need to stock up on ‘deterrents’. Just healthier stuff to keep me away from the junk. And thanks on the birthday wishes.

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