Algae & Trying Anything Once
I received these Sun Chlorella samples to try.
Not sure what chlorella is? It’s algae.
Why would you want to eat algae? Some benefits:
They also sent me a couple sample packets of their cream
I used to take blue-green algae pills regularly before I got pregnant and during my pregnancy. Like many supplements, I didn’t really perceive tons of noticeable benefit or changes, but I figured that the algae was working its magic on me internally.
And like many supplements I’ve tried over the years, I kind of forgot about algae when I finished my last bottle and never got back into the habit. But now, I am glad to have these new algae samples to try.
In food matters, I heated up the last of my Ketchup & Mustard Lover’s Protein & Veggie Mash
And paired it with a nice big salad
For the dressing, I used the juice of half an orange and followed my 30 second recipe for Holiday Orange Spice Vinaigrette. You can make the dressing even on non-holidays. Shocker.
For dessert, I snacked on a Mounds Ball
From my last post about Mounds Balls and Surprises, it was fun to read about the fun and good little surprises happening in your world.
And I’m glad you enjoyed all the dessert ball recipes. I need to surprise myself and find some time in the kitchen and make some of them.
Dessert Idea: Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Chip Cookies
1. What are your thoughts on supplements?
I’ve posted before about my thoughts. In general, I prefer a food over pills approach. However, there are exceptions.
For the supplements I do take and “endorse”, check out this post.
And stock up on your stevia, protein powder, nutritional yeast, supplements and more while you’re at it. Never pay retail again!
2. Would you ever try algae?
As I mentioned, I used to take it years ago, just ran out, and never got back into the habit but looks like I am about to get back into the habit again.
3. What have you given an “I’ll try anything once” approach to?
My list includes:
Some of those items may not be considered too “out there” or “crazy” but it depends on one’s perspective, past, and exposure to non-mainstream foods/products, too. So what isn’t too “crazy” for me may be totally far-fetched for another. Some people don’t even know what nooch is, let alone having tried it.
I am somewhat adventurous and will try many things once. But not everything!
Things I won’t try (again) or have tried in the past and I am not a fan of: meat products, garlic, onions, hemp protein powder, dulse flakes, durian fruit, and overcooked mushy peas.
What have you tried once? Anything you don’t want to try once? Or won’t try again?