My linebacker son is boosting his fitness and weight training regime. This means there is going to be an increase in the grocery bills which are, as any mother of a son(s) can attest, pretty darn high already.
There is also more food competition in the house as the son scavenges for fast, high nutrient-high density foods. In Mother Language, high density means fattening. The larder is stocked (At least it was the last time I looked.)
Great ma! he calls out while surveying the freezer inventory: 400 calories and 19 grams of protein in one burrito for phase one of his after work out snack.
Yet, before I know it, he has taken a liking to my Praventia granola bar bites with almond and apple and green tea extract…only 100 calories. They are called bar bites for a reason. They are little. Very little. It takes many multiples of 100 calories of energy to fill a linebacker- even one who is not in heavy training mode. (In Mother Language, this means eating mode.) I think the Praventia will reside in my underwear drawer for safe keeping.