With great reluctance I forced myself on the scale.
And the scale, bless its little heart, met my request with equal reluctance.
"Umm . . . ," the scale began,
"Well, . . . yah . . . " it hemmed and hawed
"Hey! It's great to see you! Did you have a good trip?" it said, stalling, trying to delay revealing it's secret.
But I pressed on,
That's right. It said "Err, ummmm, we-ell, if you insist. . ."
And then it became obvious that the Disney Walk Your Feet To Bloody Stumps Exercise Plan was not enough to combat the Theme-Park Food and High-Carb Continental Breakfast Diet Plan.
So this Good Food Friday I am going to share a fabulous diet recipe with you. I call it
I Can't Believe It's Water! Magical Fruit Elixir Water
whole mint leaves
Water (or if you're feeling fancy, mineral water)
Place any combination or even just a single selection of sliced fruit in a pitcher, cover with water and ice. Let stand to diffuse the essence of fruit throughout the water.
Several of the hotels we've stayed at in the past year have had different combinations of this fruit elixir water out for consumption by their guests. And I have to say, I'm a fan! I especially like the name elixir. It sounds so fancy and exotic.
If you're feeling really adventuresome, try some sliced vegetable in water -- like cucumber.
But I'd probably suggest you stay away from the broccoli. Broccoli Elixir Water just couldn't be good. No matter how much you tried.