Are you restricting or restraining yourself in your food choices? Restraint tastes divine because that’s the taste of freedom from having a fear of food.
Building your ‘perfect’ meal is as easy as using your own hand as a guide. No food scale necessary. With a bit of practice, you can learn to measure appropriate portion sizes by using your hand as a measuring tool, without the need to weigh and measure every single ounce or gram of food that passes your lips.
Let’s throw the word ‘perfect’ out the window. If there is one word that makes me cringe a little, it’s the word ‘perfect,’ because it makes you think that there is only one ideal for which you should be striving. Instead, let’s strive to make the BEST possible meals that we can make for ourselves.
Last week, the Internet lost their mind over the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino. Who are we to judge the decisions of others?
The scale is one of the biggest liars in your life. Too many of us find ourselves being defined by the number on the scale and we tie our self worth to the number it generates.
Nutrition is not meant to be binary. Black and white. Good and bad. Clean. Cheat. Strict. Splurge. You’re marginalizing everyone around you if you think they should eat like you. Embrace the middle road of balance instead.
New day, new choices.