Learn not to forbid certain foods. That almost always triggers cravings. Allow them on special occasions & in moderate portions. Its not the peanut butter cup thats the deal breaker, its the entire bag. When treats are incorporated in our daily meal plans we don't feel the need to splurge like theres no tomorrow. Plan, Measure & track your treats & you won't see them as the monsters they appear to be.
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I prefer to make my own salads but won't do so if time-crunched. My strategy involves fresh salad ingredients and a 6-8 cup capacity plastic container. I wash and chop 3 heads of romaine lettuce and a variety of my favorite veggies and store in the container in the fridge. Fresh salad at the ready!
By having this healthy choice prepared in advance, I'm less likely to reach for an unhealthy food when faced with the hunger monster!
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