Day Eighteen – 30 Days Of Tips For Starting The Trim Healthy Mama Plan (THM)
Day Eighteen – Tip Eighteen –
Plan Your Snacks
(Trim Healthy Mama For Beginners)
Everyone loves snacks! They are the little treats during the day that make coffee breaks fun 🙂 If you work, snacks are the moments that make working bearable! Snacks are also really important for success on the Trim Healthy Mama plan.
Snacks can be a tricky part of trim healthy mama, but with a bit of planning they can become a key part of doing the plan well and enjoying it even more.
As with meals, you need to keep an eye on your fuels and make sure that you are leaving enough time between fuels to not stall your weight loss or cause a rise in blood sugars. One good way to avoid this is to look for fuel pull snacks that you can have at anytime and so avoid having to think too much!
Some good, cheap snack ideas are –
S- Muffin in a Mug
S- A chunk of cheese
S- Boiled eggs
S- Small handful of nuts
E- An apple with a teaspoon of on plan peanut butter
E – Air popped popcorn with salt or chilli
E – Roasted chick peas with seasoning
E – E fruits with greek yoghurt
FP – Cottage berry whip (in the cookbook)
FP – Light rye cracker and light laughing cow cheese spread
FP – 1% Cottage cheese with veggie sticks like celery and cucumber
FP – Greek yoghurt sweetened with on plan sweetener or a few berries
There are many more ideas in pinterest and in the plan cookbook. Once you have found what works best for you and that you like, you can stick to these ideas till you feel more adventurous!
Make sure that, just like your meals, your snacks contain a protein source to help you feel full for longer.
So today, have a think and a look at what snacks are suitable and choose a few to be favourites and then start to incorporate these into the plan for yourself.
See you tomorrow x