Eat it raw.

Young Woman Eating A Healthy SaladThe raw food motivation is a conscious trend towards eating more locally grown whole vegetarian foods for heath and for the planet. This diet consists of fruits, vegetables, sprouted grains and legumes, seeds and nuts. Raw-vegan food is considered healthy because of its living enzymes. Since the enzymes in food aid in digestion and are destroyed at 118 degrees of heat, it is believed  that raising temperatures also deplete food of vitamins and minerals which is why cooked food is thought to lead to excessive food consumption in the body’s attempt to gain adequate nutrition.

Dress up with colors.

Grocery shopping womanWhile you might choose to dress monotones for a longer, leaner overall appearance, when it comes to the food you consume, color is a great way to add rich-in-nutrient foods to your quest for a healthy new you.Your table should be exciting with deep purple eggplant and cabbage, dark green leafy veggies, sun lit yellow peppers ans squash, rich red tuna or beef steaks, plump pink shrimp. and white, flaky orange roughy to add adventure, variety and excitement to you taste buds as well as fiber and phyto-nutrients to your body.

Cheater’s Temptations.

If you are sneaking around in the dark recesses of the night, spreading sugary peanut butter on thick white bread with marshmallow fluff dripping from the spoon, there is one simple explanation. These satanic snacks called you out of bed in the middle of the night and tempted you. Clearly, its time to empty closets, cupboards and drawers, of these empty good-for-nothing temptations. Be true to yourself and your commitment to you healthier tomorrow.

Spice it Up

Like any love affair gone awry, it’s often the mundane and routine which leaves you wanting for more. If you find yourself bored with the same chicken-in-a-pot, try going online to your favorite diet conscious sites for new recipes or checking up with local restaurant s which often change up menu choices. Simply experimenting with new spices may just rock your world!

STOP to savor the moment!

Often, we get in the habit of eating on the run. Usually, that nasty habit reeks of poor eating. Stop, be grateful for the food offered and the moment of peace you may enjoy. A little appreciation goes a long way to loving the nutrition your body is about to receive.  

Swapping May Be For You.

The thought of swapping may seem decadent to some, but switching to egg whites [only] for whole egg, or cooking spray for oil and buttermay be just what you need to keep those flavors you love and lose the calorie consuming cycle you’ve  been in. Many yummy recipes can be pinched and tweaked for a healthier relationship between your mouth and your hips.

Fire it up!

Heating leftovers on the stove or warming food in the oven will open your aromatic sensations to the nutrition awaiting your body. Rituals while preparing and cooking food allow for anticipation and desire to rise. Taste testing while cooking will only add to your calories intake for the day, so simply surround yourself with the scents of the ingredients and get ready for that satisfying first bite.

Set the scene

As with any romance, a bit of ambiance will certainly enhance the experience. Your meals are no different. Whether you are dining alone or with your honey, put out an attractive place setting, light a candle and drink your water from crystal. Never eat your lean cuisine from the plastic try, instead arrange in on your plate, to thoroughly enjoy the colors and textures of the meal.

Plan It Out

Every great event is planned down to the most, minute detail. So, plan your meals and snacks.This will eliminate the habit of grabbing for anything in arms reach when hunger strikes. Have your snacks pre-packed and with you, in order to have available choices that will please you when the mood arises.

What snacks will you pre-pack?

Be the host with the most

Finally, the easiest path for staying in control of the holiday party scene is by sending out invites yourself allowing you to choose your own menu. If you’ve been losing weight or maintaining your weight loss with any real success, than you know delicious [real] food needs to be part of your plan. Sharing healthy recipes with your guests is a gesture that will surely be appreciated by anyone conscience about healthy eating habits.