I am in Tokyo teaching my HealthWorks Energy Healing program. It is wonderful. But how do you eat well when you are away from home?

I am lucky that I have a condo with a galley kitchen set up.  There is a 2 burner gas stove, hot pot, microwave and small refrigerator/freezer. I have service for two. There is only one french chief knife, 2 pots and one top, one bowl. There is a rice cooker but directions are in Japanese. Hmmm.

I am doing some of my own cooking because I am concerned about what foods I eat. I like to start my day with a good wholesome meal. Rice porridge is very easy to make and is healthy.

Every few days I make up a batch of short grain brown rice. In the morning I scoop about 1 cup of cooked rice into a pot. I add some raisins, cinnamon and water and cook on very low until it is warm. Vary the amount of water to how moist or dry you like your porridge. When it is warmed, I add chopped up nuts, currently walnuts and enjoy.

This simple meal gives me energy all morning long and into the afternoon. It saves me money, and is healthier that what I can buy at a local restaurant.

Blessings, Mary Pat

Mary Pat FitzGibbons writes on healthy eating, encouraging people to make “one healthy choice at a time.”