I want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Remember, it is about family and fun. It doesn’t have to be about BAD food, it can be about good food.
3 helpful blogs to help you through the holiday food issues:
1. What I recommend to eat and what I will be eating. https://skinny-rules.com/2012/11/12/delicious-substitutions-for-thanksgiving-dinner/
2. How not to pig out at Thanksgiving. https://skinny-rules.com/2012/11/15/8waystohelpyourselffrompiggingoutatthanksgiving/
3. How people sabotage at holiday dinners. https://skinny-rules.com/2012/11/14/holiday-sabotage/
BUT if you do pig out, here is a chart to help you exercise off that pie and whatever other carbliicous things you ate.
A thought… If you skipped the pie, the marshmellow/sweet potato casserole, the bread (roll and stuffing) and the cranberry sauce, you will save yourself almost half of the calories from your meal and most of the carbs. Your pancreas will thank you too for not having to work so hard and send out so much insulin to deal with all of that sugar!
If there are no vegetables that aren’t smothered in cream, then eat those (or eat those and wipe away the breaded onion) and eat the turkey and maybe just a little of the potato and gravy and you will be doing a lot better.
Worse case scenario, I will not be eating pie unless it is made with Splenda, but if you do, only have half of a slice. Bring it down to 30g of carbs vs. 60 or 70g grams with a big slice. And you could do some exericse to burn off some of those carbs!
Happy Gobble Gobble!