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Meal Questions

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I stole borrowed this survey from the lovely Lisa – it seemed like it would be a fun read while I’m likely still struggling to unpack in my new apartment (sans internet. This will not be a good couple of days).

 

Breakfast Questions

1. Favourite cereal as a child?

In elementary school, I ate cereal for breakfast every morning. I remember eating a lot of Lucky Charms, until my mom caught onto the fact that I was eating the marshmallows and eating around the actual cereal. I did however, eat a lot of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Corn Pops. Which is probably why I won’t buy it anymore – I could go through a box in a few days.

 

You know it looks amazing! Smile with tongue out

 

2. Coffee or tea? With or without milk?

Ugh. I f you’ve been reading for a while, you know of my intense dislike for coffee. Something about that flavour I just can’t do! I like it if it’s in a dessert or an alcoholic beverage, but to just drink a cup of coffee is unfathomable to me.

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Definitely all about the tea for me. And I don’t add milk – usually just a packet of granulated stevia or a few drops of liquid.

 

3. The one food you eat most often at breakfast?

Hard question! I work out in the mornings before breakfast, so I’m always looking for protein when I’m done. So I’m going to say eggs/egg whites or protein powder!

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My favourite protein pancake has both Smile

 

Lunch Questions

1. Sandwiches are generally considered a “lunch food.” If you had to choose between a peanut butter and jelly or a grilled cheese, which would you choose?

While I love peanut butter, I don’t eat it on sandwiches all that often. But a good grilled cheese is lifechanging.

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Mmm, delicious melty-ness.

 

2. You can only put 4 ingredients in a salad, not including greens or dressing; what do you throw in the mix? Additionally, what greens and dressing would you choose?

 

Well, I need my protein, so I’m going to go with chicken or eggs. I’d also add sweet potato, goat cheese and blueberries. I usually like romaine or spinach as the base, with balsamic dressing.

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Just needed some goat cheese and this salad would have been perfect.

 

3. One food you can’t live without at lunch?

Hmm, tough one! I usually try to get in veggies of some sort of lunch, whether it’s a salad or in the form of carrot sticks. Either way, I try to make sure it happens in some form.

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Or stirfry veggies, that works too.

 

Dinner Questions

1. It’s the end of the day. You’re tired, hungry, and your fridge is empty. If fast food (from a chain) is your only option, where do you go and what do you order?

If I have to do fast food, Subway is always my fallback. A 6 inch sub with either chicken, turkey or ham on whole wheat.

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With lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, green pepper, pickles, black olives, banana peppers and honey mustard. It always hits the spot.

 

2. TV/Computer on or off while eating?

Ugh, I am so bad for this. Literally the only time I eat either without the tv on or sitting at my computer (and it’s usually both) is when I go out to eat. I know it’s a bad habit, but I can’t help it – if I try to eat distraction free, I just get really bored.

 

3. The one food you eat most often at dinner?

Umm…pretty much the only time I eat pasta is at dinner, so I’m going to go with that.

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Mmm, lasagna. So good!

 

Dessert Questions

1. Choose between these two American classics: Cheesecakes and Apple Pie.

I’m cheesecake all the way. I’ve never actually been a big fan of pie crust so I tend to be picky about them.

 

 

I find it doubtful that any pie could beat this Birthday Cake Cheesecake from Willow Bird Baking. That just looks incredible.

 

2. Choose between these 2 foreign desserts: Tiramisu (Italy) or flan (Spain)

Ohmygod. Tiramisu for sure. My brother did a year of culinary training in college, and he makes the best tiramisu I’ve ever had. Except he hasn’t made it for years – need him to get on that!

 

 

 

Although these look they could be a close second.

 

3. Ice cream: Cone or cup?

I usually go with a cup, but really I’m satisfied with either.

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I realize this is fro-yo, but apparently I haven’t had ice cream in the two months that I’ve had the blog. Fail.

 

<—Your turn! What’s your fast food fallback?

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8 thoughts on “Meal Questions

  1. yah… this got me drooling on a sunday morning.

  2. Glad you did this! So fun, right. Ha ha. I was a total opposite kid. I picked out the marshmallows and didn’t eat them!!

  3. I’m quite fortunate that I live in a place where it is more convenient for me to walk to my local health food co-op than it would be for me to walk or bus to a fast food restaurant. So, I don’t have a fast food fallback. When I want a fast dinner, I usually pick up some ground beef for hamburger and some salad fixings. Once I get back home, it only takes 20 minutes to have dinner ready and I find it very satisfying. Or if I’m really hungry, I’ll get some smoked salmon that I can eat right away.

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