My brother is 7 years older and my sister 10. If they did good on their report cards and us younger kids, I have a brother 3 years younger than me were good, we went to Guidas for ice cream cones. That was a big deal. I don't know if it is the ice cream cone or the memory but I find it comforting. Chocolate Chip with sprinkles.
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4/21/12 3:40 P
When I was a very young girl, I would have to go with my mother to shop and pay bills. If I was a "good girl" while she did her errands, we would stop at the soda fountain or the candy counter at Woolworth's. I got either a hot fudge sundae or M & M's. Needless to say, I find that either of these treats need to be kept out of my house!
i have to say, i have never like homemade mac, but i love the boxed stuff. it's awful in a way, but i also like the synthetic cheese at the same time. but my compromise is this - if i'm making it, i'm cutting it with veggies. if i have broccoli or cauliflower on hand, i'll chop it up, steam it a little and add it right when you add the cheese packet and milk. if i have spinach, i'll stir in the spinach right after the cheese just enough to wilt it. peas or mixed vegetables [for when i am lazy, cheap or broke] get mixed one to one with the mac [in other words, half a cup of veggies with a half cup of mac]. if i have cooked up beans or some raw zucchini to use up, i'll mix them in after as well. whatever it takes so that instead of having a cup of plain mac, i have a half cup of mac and a serving of vegetables. and i'm perfectly okay with using mac as a vehicle to get more vegetables into me.
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19,969 4/21/12 3:11 P
I'm right there with you loving the Kraft mac & cheese! It is truly one of my comfort foods.
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4/21/12 3:06 P
OMG I LOVE kraft mac & cheese too! As bad as it is, compared to home-made, and nutritionally, I still totally love it!
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4/21/12 3:01 P
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Mine is pizza!!! My problem is that I can't stop at one or two slices so I usually get a small personal pizza so that if I eat the whole thing...it is only about 600 calories. I blot the grease off of it first and only get vegetarian. I also only eat it once or twice a month.
Okay, so here's what you do, make the mac n cheese, eat one portion, then freeze the rest in one serving portions. I know, I know, it's not all that great when thawed, but you have got to learn portion control, especially with tempting comfort foods.
My comfort food is chocolate cake, and that's like a gazillion calories, so I'm better off getting one peiece at a restaurant so I won't have the temptation for the rest of the week.
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8,999 4/9/12 10:54 P
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4/9/12 10:51 P
For some reason I have been craving Kraft macaroni and cheese. So, today I went to the store and purchased a box. Then I set it on my kitchen counter just to test my will-power......BUT, it got the best of me, and I had to try it for lunch. Needless to say, I won't be eating that for a long time. It tasted so good when I was younger...much younger!!!
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