It’s been a while since I’ve had the time or the desire to sit down and write. Actually that’s only a part truth, I’ve had lots of ideas and a desire to write about them, but I’ve been procrastinating quite well.

Today I wanted to talk about food. Food and an acronym I learned sometime in the recent past (don’t ask me when or where from): Keep It Simple (Stupid). K.I.S.S (I know you probably had other ideas of what this post would be about with a title like that, right?

When I was in my younger days and just learning about food and cooking, my motto should have been more is better. If a serving of brownies tasted good, more would be even better! If a recipe needed a spoonful of curry sauce, well two spoonfuls would be even better! Right? (Wrong!) 2015-02-24 17.43.40

But food really is at it’s best if you keep the ingredient list small and simple.

If you keep them as whole as possible, and as recognizable as possible.

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The same goes for when you’re trying to improve your health through food; go simple. What do you like to eat now? Can you cut back portions? Or maybe find a healthier alternative (ie stop deep frying your potatoes, and simply bake them instead). You don’t have to do crazy complicated low-carb-this-is-what-my-caveman-grandma-ate (oh and I-had-to-order-all-the-ingredients-from-Japan)…. That’s not really going to help you out anymore than just small, simple changes.

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And really, as cheesy as it is, Keeping It Simple (Stupid) is really a great one for life too. You don’t need extras on top of extras to be happy or get through or to make your day.

You just need a few really good simple ingredients.

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2 thoughts on “K.I.S.S

  1. Word, homie. I read this post earlier when it came to my email but I thought of it again a few !minutes ago because I was worrying about something and then someone called me up worried about something! And I told them that even though its easier said than done, we should try not to worry about stuff that hsnt happened yet. Then I thought I should take my own advice. Then I realized I was making things complicated for myself and instead I should KISS!!!

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