This starting the new *diet* on the first thing is really helping me keep track of which day I'm on; 4th of January = day 4. I like simple. I'm in trouble come February...
I came across the perfect example of why I am doing this dietary overhaul in my pantry this morning and so, I took pictures for you! You're welcome.
This is the oatmeal that we have always eaten in this house (flavors may vary):
This is the oatmeal that I also have in the house, but only use for cooking (holds my meatloaf together wonderfully):This is the label for the one we eat as a meal:
This is the label for the one I cook with:
Guess which oatmeal I decided to use for breakfast this morning? Yep, the oatmeal with ONE ingredient. Maybe my new rule of thumb should be, "If you can't pronounce it, you shouldn't be eating it!" And it didn't take any longer to cook (microwave) the healthier option which I, for some reason, thought would be the case.