Don’t want to sabotage your goals for one weekend of overeating & regret?
Will you be staying fit & healthy over the long Easter weekend?
I certainly will!
I’m not going to let a four day weekend de-rail me, and you shouldn’t either. I’m going to take time out for me, but still spend lots of time with loved ones. I will stay active, but also make time for some rest & recovery.
What are you planning?
What is your family planning?
For me, Easter is generally not a healthy event. It’s more about cooking what is easy and what you can prepare in bulk. However I will be the one eating different (again hehe) and being present enough to know if I’m eating until I’m satisfied, or shovelling down several slices of dessert.
To start things off right, I simply bring a healthy dish, (or choose a healthy option) at each event. I make sure that I fill up on veggies and then by the time dessert comes out, I’m no longer hungry! The cravings for sweets has disappeared.
If you can’t imagine what I’m talking about, it’s time to make a change.
Focus on the bigger picture. Think about long term goals.
Here are some ideas of dishes you can make over Easter:
They look delicious but won’t work at your Easter lunch because you have been asked to bring a certain dish? Sneak some veggies in.
Mix puréed veggies (like pumpkin) into baked goods, or sneak them into pasta or potato dishes. Adding some veg increases fibre, which helps make & keep us full. They also help with the dreaded afternoon bloat after such big meals!
There is always a way.
Everything we do is a choice. Every day, we make choice after choice.
What are you choosing over Easter?
What is ONE healthy thing you are going to do over the Easter break?