Sometimes, a conversation will remind me of how lucky I am to have found the Cook for Good approach. Last week, I took dinner over to a friend who needed a little tender loving care. It was nothing fancy, just pinto bean and tomato stew over quinoa, cooked kale and beet greens with mushrooms, and Don't Settle Apple-Walnut Crumble from Fifty Weeks of Green.
My friend looked very happy to get the meal and said it might help her slim down if she didn't eat it all at once.
I was startled, because I'd brought her the same portions that I intended to eat for dinner myself. I told her:
Eat it all if you want! Don't eat more than you want of course, but that's the beauty of this food. I always eat as much as I want and don't worry about my weight.
A few days later, my friend told me how much she'd enjoyed the dinner and the surprise that followed. She said: