During this time of year, the holiday treats that fly by make us feel like we're in a food fight. Halloween candies, pumpkin pies, sugar cookies, candy canes, and gingerbread men seem to all come hurtling towards us at the speed of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.
This can be especially overwhelming for those of us who may feel like a "crazy person" around anything sweet and easily "overdo it" until we're sick. I've totally #beentheredone that, and that’s why today I'm sharing a few strategies you can use to instead feel empowered, rational, and in control when presented with holiday treats.
Sugar, in the form of desserts, candy, and other sweet foods, has become a sort of “forbidden fruit,” in our society. It's tantalizing and sexy, yet also off limits. You can look, but you can’t touch. It’s no wonder phrases like “guilty pleasure” and “sinful” are used to describe a cookie.
But does sugar really deserve all this hype? Today I'm sharing why research shows the fear of sugar may be more dangerous than sugar itself
Let’s start off this blog by all answering a true or false statement. True or false: “I am guilty of preparing the same meals week after week.”
Was your answer true? (Mine was!!)
Is it wrong to eat the same meals every week? Not necessarily. If anything, it’s a great strategy for when you’re short on time and energy. You know exactly what to get at the grocery store, you know how long each meal will take to cook, and you know the recipe like the back of your hand.
The only trouble, of course, is that your taste buds may start to feel severely underwhelmed. “Oh yay. Chicken, rice, and broccoli…again…”
Hey, all my busy friends out there! This post is for you! Whether you're working crazy long hours, taking on a huge course load this semester, or juggling lots of kiddos, it can be downright H A R D to prepare yourself a decent meal.
I feel you, sister. That's why today I'm sharing 5 tips for maximizing nutrition without sacrificing time. I know this is something everyone can appreciate, especially those of us who are extra short on time. Let's get started!