How to Indulge in the Holidays and enter 2019 Feeling Fantastic
Top 3 Tips for Eating well During the Holidays without Missing Out on any Fun!
What if this year, come January 1st, you weren’t swearing off all sweets and promising to lose 10 pounds?
What if, instead, you indulged in nourishing yourself over the holidays and took on the New Year already feeling fantastic? Sounds pretty good, right?
Here are our top 3 tips for healthy holiday eating that won’t make you feel like you are missing out.
1. Eat a Hearty breakfast.
Giving your body proper nourishment with protein, fiber and healthy fats within an hour of waking up will kick your metabolism into gear - it also prevents mindless snacking all day long. When you skip breakfast, holiday cookies are irresistible and that peppermint mocha latte is nothing short of survival.
Shape up your breakfast by reading What Most Women Get Wrong About Breakfast, then try these quick n’ easy recipes:
2. Don’t go to a holiday party hungry.
Forget what your mother told you about not spoiling your appetite- have a pre-party snack, like nuts and fruit. Those gingerbread cookies and artisan cheeses are easier to enjoy in moderation when you aren’t starving.
Here are two go-to snacks to munch on pre-party:
3. Remember what the Holidays are really about.
Food is the highlight of many holiday traditions, but that does not mean enjoying treats in moderation has to take you away from the celebration.
This is a season for gratitude and appreciating the people we love. Keep in mind what’s most important to you and enjoy the full experience of the holidays, in addition to the yummy treats.
Give thanks, cherish the time spent with family and friends, and take a breather from your daily routine.
Rest, replenish and enter 2019 with your head held high.
Anna & Megan