The average weight gain over the holidays is 8 pounds. In 6 weeks thats an extra 750 calories per day. Don’t let the season derail your progress. Here are some tips for holiday eating, and some recipes that will become new family favorites.
Cheat. Use the Holiday meal as your one cheat meal for the week. One meal, not the whole day.
Don’t be a picker. Fill one plate with everything you want to eat, including dessert, and don’t go back for seconds. Don’t pick a little of this and a little of that.
Dress for Success. Wear snug pants that will tighten up and remind you to stop eating.
Whatever choices you make at meal time, don’t forget to stick to your fitness routine. Take a family walk after dinner, and join us at Sorg’s Sport and Wellness on Friday morning at 9:30 for a special ‘Turkey Buster’ Fun Functional Workout.
Turkey Frozen turkey breasts (white meat only). Season with olive oil, Kosher salt and pepper. Cover with foil and cook as directed on package, uncover and cook additional 10 minutes. Play with spices to get different flavors … cajun, lemon pepper, etc. This year I tried Private Selection Bold and Savory Poultry.
Sweet Potato Casserole 6 sweet potatoes, baked 30 minutes at 400. Cut off ends, mash with skins, season with 2T cinnamon and 1t nutmeg Topping: 1T butter, pecans, agave, 2T cinnamon This still counts as carbs, but healthy carbs.
Green Beans Canned Italian cut green beans, rinsed in strainer to remove all the salt from canning. Season with Kosher salt, pepper and 1 squirt agave. If you like bacon, try Simple Truth bacon.