Food has become the center of our social lives. Plans to meet friends or family usually revolve around meals and favorite eating spots, which can make healthy eating a challenge…but it doesn’t have to!
Trigger words indicate hidden fat, Calories, and sugar, and can help you “out smart” the menu! Here are words to avoid:
– Creamy/white sauce
These words tell us that foods are cooked in fat or sugar, which add “empty Calories”.
Instead, look for words that indicate lower Calorie cooking methods:
There are ways to lighten high-Calories meals, and most restaurants are glad to give you what you want. All you have to do is ASK! We can eat smarter at restaurants, but a light, home-cooked meal for friends and/or family is the best way to know exactly what you are eating. Plus, foods that are cooked with love always taste a little sweeter :).
Questions about weekly menu planning, or ways to lighten up your favorite meals? Contact me!