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!
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Eat 1 salad for dinner, better chance of not snacking at night
This week i found that if I eat a salad for dinner it not only ensures that I eat my veggie servings for the day, it also discourages evening munchies. I think I feel so healthy that it keeps me from ruining the night by mindlessly snacking on cheese its! Just be sure to include a protein in there to help make you feel full even longer.
My favorite salad: Chicken Cobb (feeds 4) 2 grilled chix breasts, cubed 2 slices turkey bacon 2 hardboiled eggs, quartered 4 cups Romaine 6 grape tomatoes 1/2 avocado, diced Mix dressing: 1 tbl lemon juice, 2 tbl EVOO, toss with salt, pepper Cal 289, fat 16, net carb 2.5, protein 32
When I looked back over my food and exercise trackers I realized that I have done a really good job staying within my calorie range on days I took pilates in the evening. My gym offers it 7:30-8:30pm twice a week. Takes away the evening munchies & helps me sleep better. Yoga might work, too!
I love Sobe's Zero Calorie Life Water products. They keep me feeling full -- especially the flavors with Citrimax. And I like that they are sweetened with Pure Via (stevia). Cherimoya Punch and the Strawberry Dragonfruit are probably my favorites. They are a very tasty way to calm 3:00 or evening munchies!
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