Tuesday, August 28, 2012
How to get over a potato chip addiction.
Replace it with popcorn.
In all seriousness though, potato chips are a problem for me. I cannot be trusted near an open bag of chips. I almost can't be trusted near a closed bag of chips. Hungry or not, I will eat them anyways. I used to eat a big bag of chips for supper at least once a week. In addition to the small bag I probably ate at work that day. And probably the chocolate bar, too.
Potato chips are a trigger food for me. Always have been. Always will be.
They are no longer on my grocery list.
And when fruit or veggies just won't cut it, and I have proven that I can't eat just one chip (remember that slogan?) popcorn works like a charm for me.
I rarely have microwave popcorn, occasionally it will be air popped, and most often I do it old school with oil, salt, pepper, and seeds on the stove.
I am nowhere even close to being perfect, and Christ knows that I have spent this entire summer sliding down a slippery slope, but I'd like to think that choosing popcorn over potato chips as my salty crunchy snack is one small thing that I still do better now than I used to.
How do you like yours? Any neat tricks for flavour? I wanna know!