Why I Enjoy Sour Cream Daily

dollop of sour cream

People have been harsh on Sour Cream. So smooth, full and tasty – the very definition of creamy. How can folks say anything bad about you? You make everything better: as an add-in to the brownie mix, the heavenly cloud on a baked potato, the delicious peak of beef stroganoff – you are one of my greatest loves, Sour Cream.

Sometimes people ask me how I am able to stay in a relationship with sour cream and my other favorites while being thin.

Let me tell you, I am not ready to jump on every new band wagon or fad diet and follow the advice of the most recent TV doctor featured on the morning shows. I have a simple solution for staying thin that’s plain old common sense. I call it the ‘everything in moderation’ technique. Though, it’s really not a technique at all – it just sounds more dignified when I write it down to call it so.

Here’s how it works: I eat everything in moderation. There was once a time in my life where I might just consume the entire carton of ice cream in one evening. I knew this wasn’t really a reasonable thing to do. My body was calling out for a change. If my belly could talk it probably would have said something like “Change! Make a change that still allows for dreamy, rich sour cream!” I could have eliminated one thing from my diet entirely: fats or sugars or carbs or soda. But I didn’t want to make myself miserable. So, I went the everything in moderation route.

Fat isn’t bad or evil. Our bodies need it to function, to survive. Fat is supposed to be part of our diet. Just not tons of it. Don’t get drastic – you don’t have to say goodbye to your favorites forever and start playing them pop songs about never ever ever getting back together. You have options, light and fat-free versions are available! Have yourself some fat – in moderation.

Including some fat in your diet may actually help you keep your diet, because fat means satisfaction. My taco just doesn’t look or taste complete without a dollop of Lilly Sour Cream. I smile when I see it. I’m happy when I eat it and I don’t miss out on anything. And when I’m done eating, I’m satiated. Which is that full and content feeling that lasts when your stomach is full of substance and deliciousness.

Enjoy your food and use common sense. Do not give up on sour cream!

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Sour Cream Drop Biscuits Recipe

sour cream drop biscuits

These oversized, delicious, tender sour cream biscuits require no kneading and rolling. Simply drop them onto the baking sheet and bake. Very good with butter and jam.

Makes 9 large biscuits

2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt (more…)

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