Single Serving Vegetable Dip

Single Serving Veggie Dip {}I spent all last night with Little Squirt, a bowl, and a pile of towels.  You can only imagine the bodily fluids that followed.  Good times.

Nights like these make being a parent really hard.  Watching them in pain is torture and then the lack of sleep hits you like a ton of bricks.  I’ve hit my wall, like 7 hours ago.  Little Squirt, on the other hand, is a ball of energy and acting as if he wasn’t up half the night with me.

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I’m seriously excited he is feeling better but after the night spent trying to comfort my oldest my body is feeling worn down and craving a greasy, cheesy burger with the works.  And a side of onion rings.

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I know how this works though.  When I am sleep deprived and trying to drag myself to 8 pm before the next glimpse of any rest I will shove any type of junk food in my mouth possible.  It’s not even the food that I’m craving so much as the feeling.  Comfort.  So, I guess you could say I’m an emotional eater.  Happy…eat.  Sad…eat.  Tired…eat.  Ya know, that whole bucket of fun.

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That whole bucket of fun isn’t so fun and I have all the tools to combat it.  If I’m crunching on something I am less likely to reach for some carb loaded, deep fried, covered in chocolate treat.  Somehow it works…I don’t question it.

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And today I am so ready to whip fatigue’s rear.  I’ve whipped up a single serving of this vegetable dip and set aside some baby carrots so I can grab and snack any time.  Wish me luck.




  1. What a great idea! 🙂

  2. This. is. genius!! Hope your son is all better now!

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