What’s Your Craving?

What’s Your Craving?

Instead of thinking of cravings as weaknesses, think of cravings as a message from your body. Cravings be caused by a variety of factors including emotions, dehydration, imbalance, lack of nutrients, season changes & hormones.  Before grab that candy bar, think about what your body may want and why. Try some of these healthier options next time you have a craving.

Sweet

  • Fresh Fruit, Fruit with a nut/ Seed butter, Porridge, Sprout bread with a chia jam, Smoothies, Banana “Nice Cream,” Dark Chocolate, Sweet Veggies

Salty

  • Kale or Seaweed Chips, Salted Edamame, Hummus, Pickled Vegetables, Guacamole and fresh veggies

Crunchy

  • Rice Cakes, Crunchy Fruit like apples, Popcorn (try it with salt pepper and a bit of nutritional yeast), Crunchy veggies & dip, Whole Grain Crackers with Hummus, Nuts & Seeds

Creamy

  • Smoothies, Yogurt, Avocados, Chia Seed Pudding, Hummus, Pureed Soups, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Coconut Milk

 

 

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