Days when you are not feeling like a salad
Don't know about you, but if I eat certain foods, its a downward spiral to overeating and feeling miserable. It happened to me yesterday at breakfast. I have always known that eggs when served on their own create havoc with my constitution. Literally, within 1/2 an hour I am starving, and feel like I am watching the clock to meal time, or hanging off my pantry or fridge door. No matter how I try to distract myself, working, walking the dog, my mind is fixed on food. It won't be the green leafy type rather the healthy kids muffins or breads that I make. Honestly, these are good foods, but I prefer to avoid them as for me, they are the foods that tend to congregate around the middle.
So, yesterday there was nothing in the fridge that I felt like. I hadn't been cooking or experimenting so there was nothing quick and easy to snack on. The only ingredients that I had on hand were the green leafy type. Problem is: I DID NOT FEEL LIKE ANOTHER B______Y SALAD.
I think you get the picture.
Despite these feelings, I thought ok, I don't feel like one, but Im going to make it anyway.
First I got the celery out, chopped it, put it in a bowl. Ok, not bad. Next a cucumber. Hmm Looking better, then an onion, red capsicum, green beans, spinach, olives and 1/4 avocado. Ok, I can do this. Drizzled a bit of olive oil and apple cider vinegar. Seasoned with himalayan salt and pepper and topped with a little crumbled fetta. By the time I had finished putting it together, I was really looking forward to it, and it was DELICIOUS.
My cravings stopped. I didn't think about food till I was preparing dinner, and I felt sustained all afternoon.
So next time you have a craving, eat the foods that you least desire. It may work for you as well.