5 Tips to Crush Food Cravings

Sitting here right now, many of you are probably thinking, “Oh that is easy, I could just keep on walking by”.

But for many people killing a craving dead in its tracks is very, very difficult. In fact, it can be so overwhelmingly difficult to avoid a craving, that it takes over our mind for hours.

Ontario Peach Lentil Haloumi Salad

This months Recipe Redux theme is a ‘Vacation-Inspired Theme’, encouraging members to create a recipe with an ingredient that they’ve seen on their summer travels.

I’ve taken a few small trips this summer, however nowhere too far. The furthest was a long-weekend trip to Boston. However the most memorable trips I’ve taken this summer were around my own backyard, in Ontario. Exploring places in cottage country to cool neighbourhoods in Toronto, to Prince Edward County wineries – Ontario has so many hidden gems.

Banana Walnut Muffins (+ Secret Ingredient)

I’ve left a few guessing what the secret ingredient is in the recipe.

Maybe I’m a bad dietitian, but I just can’t do the spiralized zucchini noodle thing INSTEAD of pasta. I like zucchini on it’s own, but I can’t do with it replacing all the tasty carbohydrates in my diet. Without some carbohydrates I’m afraid I would be left feeling deprived.

Guilt-Free Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

The warmer weather seems to be bringing more heat to my schedule – things are getting busy around here! I’ve somehow managed to clog up most of my weekday evenings this with soccer two days a week, teaching at our community college one evening, seeing private practice clients one evening a week and of course…the Bachelor on Monday nights with my girlfriends!