This weekend I went away with my boys to a family wedding. We stayed in a nice hotel and for the most part I was able to make good food choices.
On the return trip home, my car keys somehow disappeared and I ended up stranded at a hotel with 4 small kids and no means of transportation. (the spare key was back home and we would have to wait until the next morning to get it. Ugh.)
The next morning we set out to eat the free continental breakfast offered by the hotel. My feeling of “great, I am saving money” turned into “I would pay anything to have better food right now!”
This is what was offered as breakfast:
- french toast
- fat free yogurt
- Lucky Charms
- Frosted Flakes
- Scrambled eggs
- what appeared to be sausage?
- a few apples and oranges
- orange/apple/grape juice
Seriously? People were eating everything in sight and there I was yelling across the room to my boys “but where is your protein?!”
The eggs were HORRIFIC and I ended up eating bites of french toast off my 3 year old’s plate. I felt absolutely disgusting. My older kids ate Lucky Charms because of COURSE! What child doesn’t want marshmallows in their cereal? Not more than a hour later they were all asking for food because they were really hungry.
What do you think, are all hotel breakfast buffets like this?
I am very thankful to be back home with my egg whites, spinach and protein powders!