“I’d be skinny if it wasn’t for my partner’s snacks.”
How many of you have said that before?
Blaming our significant other for our bad habits is all too easy and sometimes feels very true. Afterall, if the food wasn’t in the house we wouldn’t eat it and who brought it in the house in the first place?
Here are 5 tricks to that can help you stay away from your partner’s snacks:
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Awhile back I did a post about my favorite breakfast smoothie. This smoothie will guarantee 4 + hours of satisfaction and zero hunger pains until lunch. It will also help you curb your sugar cravings over time. I originally got this recipe from a book called The Virgin Diet. Although I no longer prescribe to any set “diets” I do still highly recommend reading this book to understand inflammation and how it can drastically affect your health and your efforts to lose weight. As I mention during my experiment of the 21 day Virgin Diet, the best side effect was my lowered sugar cravings. The breakfast smoothie, I believe, was a big part of that.
After having a baby this past March I experienced a lot of trouble with producing enough breast milk for my baby. One of the things that helped were people’s recipes for lactation cookies that I found on Pinterest. There were hundreds of versions of them. However instead of baking cookies, which I absolutely have no time for, I simply modified and put the same crucial ingredients into my breakfast smoothie in exchange for the NOW Sports Pea Protein PowderI normally use. I ended up increasing my milk supply while enjoying a delicious smoothie that keeps me full until lunchtime. I also find that with the added supplements, I need more sugar for the taste because the brewer’s yeast especially can be kind of potent so I use tropical fruits in exchange for the blueberries I show in the original breakfast smoothie recipe. So without further ado, here is the recipe for the Breastmilk Producing Breakfast Smoothie: Continue reading