Friday, February 28, 2014

Chocolate Moose

As you may remember, I'm trying to put on some weight. So, I've been regularly enjoying an "English Breakfast" at Café Manila (eggs, bacon, sausage, tomatoes, toast) after having my healthy breakfast at home (oatmeal, honey, muesli, fruit, and yogurt). Sometimes, I follow the English breakfast with a scone, butter, and marmalade.

I snack throughout the day. Although, San Geraldo doesn't think I do a very good job of it. I suppose rice cakes with a dab of peanut butter won't add many kilos. So, I've increased the amount of peanut butter and I've been adding a square of chocolate to the top.

Today, I mixed two different brands of peanut butter. I don't need you to tell me it looked disgusting; and it wasn't the most pleasant thing to eat either. So, I decided to go on YouTube and take lessons from an expert. If you watch the video that follows my rice cake photo, you'll notice that I have all the ingredients I need.

CHOCOLATE...



... MOOSE.

Then again, that green sign behind Moose is on the awning of a large (and excellent) ice cream and dessert café. Why should I cook?

24 comments:

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    1. Judy:
      The story of my life... and never any sympathy.

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  2. Delectable! I gain weight just looking at your blog...lol

    saludos,
    raulito

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    1. Raulito:
      Delectable? You must be talking about the chocolate moose.

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  3. Hard to imagine trying to put on weight. My entire life has been focused on the reverse. But I imagine both have their challenges.

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    1. Stephen:
      People can be very unkind no matter which problem you have.

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  4. And here I am thinking it's time to go back on the South Beach routine to get rid of some winter insulation.

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    1. Damien:
      My South Beach routine is entirely different.

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  5. Chocolate MOOSE.... good thing Moose and Dudo haven't watched that video ;-) they might get a little nervous...

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    1. Sharon:
      Moose did just watch it. I wonder if that's why he's whining.

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  6. I would not have a problem putting on weight if I lived next to an ice cream parlour.... ;)

    PS I'm in love with Moose and Dudo!

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    1. Knatolee:
      Oddly (and GOODLY?) eating doesn't necessarily put the weight on for me. Working out does. So, I'll head to the gym... and then have an ice cream.

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  7. It's a source of mystery to many Brits, myself included, how Americans take so readily to eating savoury and sweet in the same bite (your peanut butter with a piece of chocolate on top). However, must confess that I've never tried it. Maybe I should but the very thought is so off-putting.
    Btw: Wasn't one of Elvis' favourite sandwiches that of peanut butter and jelly (what we'd call 'jam')? Sounds revolting, but maybe it's a case of "Don't knock it until you've tried it" - though I do hope that that advice would not apply to cunnilingus, which I'm actually not knocking - but certainly not trying it either, thank you. (Now you're REALLY put off eating, aren't you?)

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    1. Raybeard:
      I do love peanut butter and chocolate. Have you ever tried a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup? But I've tried some other savory combinations with chocolate that had me rinsing my mouth with water. And, yes, there are some things some people should NEVER try.

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  8. Perhaps I'll disgust your reader [and maybe even yourself] but I do enjoy pouring and mixing some molasses in my peanut butter, on toast...
    Try it!!
    :)

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    1. TICKLEBEAR:
      Well, except for the toast... Of course, who am I to judge. I eat packing material... I mean, rice cakes.

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  9. Trying to gain weight? I hate you - but in a nice way.

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    1. Frank:
      Don't hate me because I'm beautiful... I mean undernourished.

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  10. ^^^What Frank said^^^

    Okay. Kidding. A little.

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    1. Bob:
      Oh well, I like my men with meat on their bones.

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  11. Thanks!
    I needed a good Swedish Chef laugh!
    Chocolate on oatmeal.....maybe if it was already melted ....oh heck I'll eat it your way!

    Psst: thanks for the kind words recently. I'm home now catching up on my addiction!
    Ron

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    1. Ron:
      Chocolate on oatmeal! Now that sounds good. Hope you're feeling better every day. There are loads more Swedish Chef videos whenever you need a laugh. BORK BORK BORK.

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  12. Cats make fine eating, and are high in calories.

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    1. Spo:
      Dudo is too lean. But, yes, Moose would make very fine eating.

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