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Feb 17, 2014 05:23 PM

Winter blues - good intentions gone out the window?

The never ending winter (I'm in the northeast). I try to eat healthfully and really cut back on candy and "bad" stuff after December...but recently found myself having a pity party with a bag of peanut M&M (leftover fun size packs from Halloween, knew I should have ditched them). Anyone else finding their resolve melting faster than the snow possibly could? Family size mac+cheese...for one?

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  1. About 90 minutes ago, I made bubble & squeak (serves four). It's gone now.

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      1. re: jrvedivici

        Bubble & squeak. I omit the meat because I omit meat, generally.

      2. re: small h

        Oh it's been way too long since I have had bubble & squeak!!

      3. In winter I have more cravings but for the most part I say "no."

        1. Yes... combo if it being winter, and having a busy schedule in general... find myself cooking less, eating out more, and eating more convenience foods.

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          1. re: juliejulez

            Ditto on all accounts. The main reason for me is my husband works nights during the winter (he's a plow driver). I find myself not motivated to cook for just myself.

            I do try to make healthy casseroles every so often so we can graze on the leftovers.

          2. Omg yes! All I want to do is stay in bed and eat. Luckily I got a delicious and huge chocolate heart for Valentine's day. It's keeping me sane! I need to get the shovelling calories from something right?

            1. Ohh yesssss. Nothing like a snowstorm to make me want to bake a huge batch of cookies. We've had 3 snowstorms so far this week. Yup.