Think about the last time you encountered unplanned food. Was it a breakfast or lunch at work or a conference? Donuts brought in by a coworker to say thank you? Samples of a food you’ve never had before (and that you would never buy) in a store? These extra, unplanned calories add up and can take a toll on health and weight as they pile up on us. Here are my three tips to navigating free food…
The freezer can be your best friend, no matter how busy, no matter the budget.
Who would ever say they aren’t interested in eating better? No one, that’s who. Who only purchases healthier foods every time they eat? Not everyone, that’s who. Reconciling our taste buds and our brains can sometimes feel like a bit of a chore. It doesn’t have to be.
Do you really believe the marketing campaigns where you simply can’t have fun at parties with healthful food choices? Why is it that lately, people are acting as if perfectly fine, simple foods (fruits, veggies, milk, etc) are either elevated to movie star status or slammed like a criminal?
If you are buying individual items with no plan for what to do with them, you, my friend, need a grocery intervention. I’m here for you.
What is it about messing up a recipe or cooking in general that scares otherwise successful human beings? Why is it that the very act of preparing food, which sustains life, gives us this much pause? Here are three tips to help combat the kitchen related fear of failure so many people share.