If I'm wanting to eat I ask myself two simple questions:
Set aside 200 cals for ingredients. Prepare a large plate of hors d'oerves with the ingredients. Put it in the front of the fridge. You now have something to grab when you o...
Keep healthy munching foods stocked: carrots, cucumbers, apples, pumpkin seeds, 100 calorie popcorn portions, etc. Keep them in your fridge, pantry and at work. Salsa and low-cal ranch dressing are a good addition for just a few calories. - Submitted by MEG-NATALIA07 11/27/2012 in Healthy Eating | 0 Comments
I get the late night munchies. If I cave, I now choose frozen fruit instead of ice cream. A nice crisp /dehydrated Apples or Pear instead of chips... and keep carrots and other veggies when i want that salty "binge" with no more than 2 TBsp of Dressing... I get more fruits and veggies this way.. an...
If I ever think I am hungry, I stop and try to see why--food images, stress, upset stomach, boredom. Oftentimes it is easier to say no to food when I know why I am craving it. Failing that, I drink some water and reevaluate my hunger in 15 minutes, living in a desert makes it hard to stay hydrated a...
When I get those evening munchies - those times when I'm watching TV and craving chips or something - I eat unshelled sunflower seeds. I eat them one at a time, and that really seems to fulfill the hand-to-mouth thing, the crunch thing, and it's low cal, low fat and inexpensive!
Sometimes I get the munchies after dinner. So, instead of eating junk food while watching tv, I postpone dessert for about 1 hour after dinner. I do the dishes, clean up the kitchen, watch a little tv, and it's nearly 8 pm - my usual time for the munchies.
I'm a night time snacker, especially if I didn't eat right such as skipping or eating a very small breakfast. I started brushing my teeth after dinner because the clean feeling helps reduce the munchy cravings and I'm usually too lazy to want to have to brush my teeth again just for a few bites.