Ode to the PBJ

February 9, 2015 at 5:41 pm Leave a comment

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My normal routine for Sundays or stat holidays is to batch cook some meals for the week so there is always something healthy and good to eat in the fridge/freezer during the hectic week. Soups, lasagna, muffins, that sort of thing.

Today I celebrated BC’s Family Day holiday by making a batch of peanut butter sandwiches. If you know me or have been reading here for a while that should give you a sense of how life has changed since welcoming a newborn into our lives eight weeks ago. It’s killing me not to be able to cook, but there just isn’t time. The most elaborate I’ve gotten is a pot of soup (once) and poached eggs on toast a couple of times a week. Those are the good days when you have time to make an egg.

The humble PBJ has gotten me through the a lot of hard days and nights. I’ve started making them in batches, freezing them and then taking one out when the night shift begins. I’ve gone through half a kilo of peanut butter this way since the baby was born. Not sure this is doing much for my quest to regain my pre-baby body, but there is nothing like a PBJ when it is 4am and after screaming all day a bright-eyed someone has decided this is playtime.

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