My mom is flying from the Great State of Ohio to visit me here in London in two weeks!
I’m taking her to Rome for three days. Last year we spent three days in Venice and it was beautiful.
Food-wise, this got me thinking one thing:
My mom is going to bring me Cheetos!!!!
I know. This does not in any way go with my healthy eating/animal welfare views. But I can’t resist Cheetos. I love everything about the Cheeto eating experience, including how your fingers get an orange layer so thick you have to scrape it off with your tooth.
One time my Canadian friend brought a bag back from his trip home, and I ate more than half of it sitting at my desk. That, along with half a bag of Oh Henry! pieces, had me feeling so sick I almost had to leave work because I honestly didn’t think I could make the commute home without puking.
In my brain I know Cheetos are disgusting, and this got me thinking about what other non-whole foods I adore.
One of the worst things I’m scared to admit I love is from Burger King. I actually hate BK.
But a simple egg + cheese Croissan’Wich and those soggy little french toast sticks? Bring ’em on!
Delightfully dippable? It’s almost like the marketing people asked me for a description of these little heaven sticks!
McDonald’s fries. I have these probably once a week. I get them in Waterloo station and munch them on the train all the way home. I know the other commuters are jealous.
When I was searching for a picture of McDonald’s fries, I found this and it disturbed me:
Mexican pizzas from Taco Bell. I love these so much I’ve been thinking about trying to create a “healthy” veggie version at home. Side note: I got really angry when they took away the green onions and never brought them back.
Of course I’m of the belief that eating these kinds of food in moderation is totally fine, and as I’ve said before I think the problem with our society is more with how much and how often people eat these types of foods. I call them guilty pleasures simply because if I eat these kinds of things more than on the rare occasion I definitely feel sick!
What are your guilty pleasure foods?