Anyway, after not eating any fruit for oh, a year or so, I decided to get back together with that particular food group.
One of the rules of my undiet (if you know me even a little bit you know that even a free-wheeling "I'm eating everything I want" plan has to have some rules and guidelines) is that I am trying to eat either fruit or veggies with every meal and reach for fruit first as a snack. So far so good! It really does seem like eating fruit has taken away cravings for sweet junky stuff and it really is delicious. Oranges, who would have thunk?
I bought a bunch of fruit at Costco, which I know promotes factory farming and all kinds of despicable practices involving making fruit pretty instead of nutritious, but I live by myself and I need fruit that lasts more than two days. I'm lucky enough to live near an incredible produce market, Stanley's Fruit and Vegetables. The main draw of Stanley's is that you can fill up a whole cart with produce and get to the register and discover your total is like nine bucks. That leaves you with leftover budget money to spend on stocking up on your Spice Girls collection on iTunes, so win win!
Do you guys have suggestions for new fruit ideas? I don't like any kind of melon and bananas make me want to die inside because of the smell, but anything other ideas would be appreciated, as I'm sure my exotic choices of apples, oranges and grapes might get a little old eventually.