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If you're like me then ice cream is one of your biggest weaknesses. After a meal I crave something cold and sweet. I've found that frozen yogurt is a good alternative.... as in, take your Dannon and stick it in the freezer. It comes out rock hard but after about 30 seconds in the microwave it breaks up enough to get a spoon through it. Even better is GoGurt, if you have it, it's like eating a creamy otter pop. You can also make your own popcycles, all you need is a mold and some sticks!
Gotta love a completely guilt free dessert!
When you know you are going out for a meal (special occasions) use the calorie tracker to 'Plan Your Indulgence'. Enter what you plan to eat first. Then fill in the rest of the day/meals with foods that will help you meet your protein, fat & carb goals. You CAN indulge & still eat in the limits.
This way you can enjoy your indulgence without feeling guilty or like you have saboutaged yourself.
The apocalypse does not arrive simutlaneously with the eating of a double with cheese at Wendy's. Plan for whatever your "special" item is, don't exceed your plan, and enjoy the doggone thing. Works well as a reward for reaching goals, again, if not taken to excess.
If this issue is planned: 1) no guilt, 2) development of nutrition management in the real world.
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