A Compromise of Sorts

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A Compromise of Sorts


The eclair orgies must stop. Now.

It's a daily habit, and combined with all of the other bread, pastries, dairy and goodness I'm consuming like the apocalypse is nigh, I'm speeding down heart attack highway.

But let's face it. There's no way I'm going to deny myself while I'm here. So I compromised.

Right around the corner from us is a fruit and vegetable stand that I am quite sure exists simply for food photographers. Each piece of fruit is in its most perfect, pristine form - color, texture and ripeness. To boot, the guy who runs it is such a gentleman, and always gives the kids a fresh piece of fruit while we're shopping.

This morning I bought strawberries, and they're as fresh and fragrant as if they came from a farmer's market in June. In honor of indulgence, I poured Creme Legere on top. So. Good.

I'll admit, this is justification, but at least I slipped some fiber and vitamins into my diet.

10 comments

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by High Desert Diva

I like your compromise.

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Michelle Brunner

Those strawberries look beautiful! Yum!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Terriaw

I have that similar problem. Thankfully, my husband came home from the grocery store with blueberries and raspberries, which were so delicious I didn’t miss the donut. Enjoy that fruit stand!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Vana

good girl! I totally know how those fresh fruit stands look like!YOu will soon discover a new indulgence..a good one!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Bonbon Oiseau

nicely done—-why not eclairs on even days, strawberries on odd?

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Mannie of MannieMandible

YUM! Utilize that produce stand.. I only wish the ones near me were as good as yours (:

♥Mannie

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by AnNicole

I can totally picture that fruit stand. Why is everything so darn beautiful there? Enjoy!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by I ♥ NY

hey, all things in moderation, right? wish i could see that fruit stand!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Anonymous

If you think the strawberries are good, try the apricots (fresh, not dried)!

Jul 19, 2014 • Posted by Rachel

As long as you add fruit to something then it’s healthy right? That’s what I tell myself.

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