We all need to stay in shape or at least not gain weight during the holidays. Surviving the holiday season is a priority for most people. 🎄So, here are my 7 tips to help you accomplish the task and survive the holidays.🎄
✨ USE THE BUDDY SYSTEM
Decide on a plan beforehand and write it down. Find someone who can hold you accountable.
✨ EAT BEFORE THE EVENT
Consume a fueling a few minutes before. Fiber helps fill the stomach and overcome cravings. Drink some water (try flavored seltzer water).
✨ STOP. CHALLENGE. CHOOSE.
Drink your water.
Ask yourself: Will consuming this food/drink help me achieve my goal? Choose an alternative.
✨ MODIFY YOUR RECIPES
One of the great ways to survive the Holidays is to modify your recipient. You can make healthier versions of your favorite recipes, so you don’t feel deprived. There are numerous ways to make ingredients substitutions to make the holiday dishes healthy and delicious.
✨ OFFER TO BRING A DISH TO SHARE
Make an On Plan Holiday dish to share.
✨ ENCOURAGE NON-FOOD ACTIVITIES
Some of your family and friends might enjoy getting together for the holidays without having to worry about avoiding food. Just try to survive the Holidays in other ways than consuming food.
- Make events about memories, not food.
- Go walking, or hiking, or do other fun activities.
✨ SEND LEFTOVERS HOME WITH OTHERS
If you want to survive the Holidays, sent the leftovers home with your guests. You know, out of sight is out of mind. Furthermore, your guests will thank you!