For a moment there I thought you might be dealing with chemotherapy or the like, but I re-read that restriction on veggies as being more a preference the second go around.
Fruits and veggies do help with hunger. A lot of people treat apples, pears, and other fruits of that nature as a singular item to be eaten "as shown." Most people do better when they try and add some fruit in by preparing it differently. For instance, apples that have been cored and cut into cube, small think slices, peeled (though you lose nutrients), soaked in other juice, etc. make a nice change from the old ideas on how to eat them. Same with pears, plums, peaches, etc etc. And dont forget you can always use yogurt and other things of that nature as a dipping sauce if that helps.
I've found a lot of people wont try fresh fruit thanks to years of conditioning with canned fruit as well. Canned fruits are really lacking. The traditional canned fruit is packed in heavy syrup with a ton of additional sugar. All things considered, trying fruit packed in all juice or water with no sweeteners added tends to taste better.
Often people also chose to only eat one fruit at a time. I'm not suggesting a smoothie, but making a nice precut up selection of fruits mixed like a canned cocktail will help you mix flavors and possibly enhance the experience.
Cantaloupes can be mixed in with other fruits or even juiced to help alter the flavor of other fruits. Think self canning using only a sealed dish, some fruit, cantaloupe juice and about 24 hours in the fridge. Maybe that will help you down that path.
Trying to eat new and different things is not always fun. Though you might surprise yourself over time with sampling and slow integration of some new things.
Fiber helps with cravings. No matter where it comes from. Dont always chose bread though as that can really add up to some unneeded problems. But if that's what helps to start get more in your plan, use it.
Also, really make sure you are eating enough. It cant be stressed enough that the counter-intuitive stance on eating helps more than hinder most people's "new metabolism" when they transition. Starving doesnt help you get your stamina up to be able to do cardio.
Dont forget to dig into some recipes on how to prepare some veggies also. There are tons of things to help make them more palatable. You can transition away from high calorie tasty recipes as you become accustom to the various flavors and textures. Eating raw foods is great, but its not something you just decide to do at the drop of a hat. Moderation is key etc.
And of course, drink water - feel full. Or at least drink something zero calorie. While I'm a fan of water, that again is something you have to work into for most people.
Keep at it. You're asking questions which usually means you are looking at how to progress.
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