Five Holiday Meal Hacks
By Smiley Gumber
Holidays, the one thing we need after those vigorous and hectic working schedule. But if holidays are important, it’s time we give equal importance to holiday nutrition. When you are entertaining holiday or a vacation, it is easy to get overwhelmed and lose track of time. Therefore, we are going to help you cross, one of the biggest hurdles! These five Time Saving Holiday food guide list and kitchen Hacks will help you keep things on track in the kitchen.
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Hack #1: Don’t Skip Your Meals
Saving your appetite for a big holiday vacation or feast? Don’t do that! Skipping those meals during the day may result in overeating. It is extremely important to start your day with a hearty breakfast, as research has proven that those who eat this important morning meal tend to consume fewer calories throughout the day. Along with this, try to include a good quality fibre on your plate. This can be possible by eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Since, fibre-rich foods are high in volume and they tend to satisfy hunger, and pass of fewer calories.
Hack #2: Look Over Small Portions
When you imagine those holiday meals, all you can think about is those large, buffet-style and different cuisines. On the top of it including second and third helpings of various meals in the day. While one might not eat an entire cake, but one of the most common mistakes is to eat large portions of foods that are perceived as healthy. Therefore, it’s essential important to include nutrient-rich foods in your diet, but also remember that these foods have calories as well but it should be eaten in moderation. Using this approach at the holiday dinner table will allow you to maintain a healthful eating plan — one that can also include a healthy dessert.
Hack #3: Stop Overeating And Stick To It!
Overeating, the one thing that happen the most on vacation or holidays. And since we know this is important to cut out from your diet. So, there are many strategies to help you avoid overeating. One of the easiest ways is to use a smaller plate for eating, for instance, it allows you to put less food on your plate and encourages proper portion sizes. Along with this start by filling your plate with vegetables and salad before going to the main course, entrees, and desserts. This way of eating a salad before your meal can help you to eat fewer calories overall. So for next time eat slowly and savour every bite, and before you go back for seconds wait 10 minutes to see if you really feel hungry or not.
Hack #4: Keep Walking
During those fun packed trips, you should try to cover events on which you can walk more to burn off those extra calories through an easier route. After your main course, lunch and dinner, try to have small walks instead of jumping on to bed directly. This way you get your system going by some sort of physical activity. Use this extra time to go for a walk and catch up with family members, or play or catch or a game of badminton/ basketball with your kids.
Hack 5#: Stack Up Healthier Snacks
Let’s face it, enjoying a full holiday meal might lead you to indulge on various types of temptful junk and fried food. Such crispy chips and snacks are only giving your empty calories full of fat and oil. Therefore, make sure to carry on simple and healthy alternative to fried snacks with granola bars, baked chips, lemonades, bold, bright colours and fresh veggies, these are perfect to keep around for healthier snacking before the big feast and in between snacking!
Over to You
Get holiday ready with these #MealHacks and say good-bye to the hunger challenging hours! Spread across with your friends and family group to make their holidays delicious.
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