Letting butter sneak into my diet after years of low fat eating habits was like opening the floodgates and although it took me a while for both my palette and my body to catch up with the change, I gave butter an inch and I’m so happy that it took a mile instead. I’m overjoyed to report that my mornings are now filled with gluten free bagels smothered in grass fed butter, my afternoons with several cups of bulletproof coffee and my evenings with organic, grass fed butter basted steaks and I couldn’t feel better!
You know how you only realise how tired you are after sleeping a bunch? Well I only realised how limited my resources were after adding in butter to my diet. Looking back a couple of years or so, I spent most of my days tired, unmotivated and disinterested. I had a short temper with most things, unable to cope with planning or problem solving and I struggled a lot despite having very little on my plate. I like to refer to these years as my own personal “The Dark Ages”, and what was the cuisine fuelling past Nat? That’s right folks, Cheese & Onion crisps and ham sandwiches with margarine!
Going by a fundamental law of Computer Science I learned fairly young (Garbage In Garbage Out) it makes sense to me why I couldn’t get very far shovelling junk into my trap. It’s safe to say that adding in healthy doses of butter to each meal has helped me to take that needed step away from such an unhelpful cycle.
Letting butter sneak into my diet after years of low fat eating habits was like opening the floodgates and although it t...