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December 24, 2019

Enjoying Christmas without the Food Guilt

Let's face facts: When it comes right down to it, there are always a ton of cookies, cakes, pies, and not to mention candies available to us all during the Christmas holidays. We do our best to resist temptation and remain on the course, working to maintain our figure or better yet lose those few extra pounds of winter weight gain…

So, what's one to do? Give in and give up? Nah… Here's some ideas we found that may help you and your sweet tooth:

http://omgili.com/ri/jHIAmI4hxg9a14xcfZj15ipHfze8RnjN3BhRA4DAGvZDNd0SbGrdUMFKFV9dk.47lmzfkHEAFDg6rv9Cc3jB.6m7HFFKEUj_zYAs0w26c.U7EURkmMWqGp7gQtHfKbUzAbove: Vegan Saffron Malai Ladoos; Below: Vegan Gajjar Ka Halwa Silver serving bowl, Silver urli both from Sangeeta Boochra “I developed severe lactose intolerance in 2015, which is when I began looking for dairy-free options. It was during this journey that I became passionate towards creating cleaner, unprocessed desserts with higher digestibility, because of the lack of choice for me during that time. I think people have always been conscious of what they eat. What’s changed is that more people have begun focusing on sourcing cleaner, organic ingredients to cook with. The biggest myth about healthy desserts is that you can consume them daily. Dessert — whether healthy or not — should be consumed only once in a while. Read More…

 

Or perhaps this dish may suit your pallet better:

http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZSM4fGCrzmnCyO5CJ0bCgJ_jm63LTXxBONMgX0PRQxw01cZNFbh59r.NLQ7m9olbN8ZZ5HK8GdUL5AB8Ap5xaxj2ehcXcnI8orCbJRUxP7Hjw--Oh, look, I’m finally posting Christmas things just a few days before Christmas. I’m the worst. Because my dad’s family is Polish, I grew up eating a lot of Polish foods, especially at Christmas time. These cookies are a staple from my childhood. They’re called Kołaczki Świąteczne (ko- watch -ki shvee-ohn- tetch -ne …ish) and are really easy to make, but super delicious. This vegan keto kołaczki recipe uses few ingredients and is nut-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free. Read More…

 

Then again, perhaps you want something a bit more traditional:

http://omgili.com/ri/.wHSUbtEfZTB56QYFcmxr_5W1ixyfOrRvK6CsBinmj8WhH1e12pR6nq1Jrj32r28CoKlZbSx0vMnUm6Y.FaJHhdIerqczh5P4BM7qMRTIogTCKNlSv66AytBA9JOoIqUwB_FxJfYAdk8UpWgJDea2BfLP9OTomftkAucg7NPrY0-If you are excited for the festival but want to stick to your healthy diet, you can make a healthier version of plum cake. Neha Grover | Updated: December 23, 2019 17:43 IST Use these ideas to make a healthier plum cake this Christmas. Highlights The festival of Christmas is all about desserts, plum cake the most. You can make a healthier version of plum cake for your healthy diet. Follow these tips to enjoy your Christmas binge, guilt-free. The festival of Christmas is all about desserts, and plum cake tops the charts. Read More…

 

The best advice overall we can give is this: everything in moderation. You should enjoy your lives to the fullest and not worrying 24/7 if you are being a bad person or not. So here's a final article to assist you to keep yourself more guilt-free and relaxed this holiday season. Enjoy!

Enjoying Christmas without the Food Guilt Reviewed by Dr. Victor Marchione, MD. Written by Devon Andre

For many, the holidays are centered on food. Turkey, stuffing, cranberry, Yule log, eggnog, and various spirits not only help liven up the season, but they practically hold it up. If you’re struggling with weight, high blood sugar, or high blood pressure, the season can be especially difficult. It’s tough when you have your health to think about and any indulgence seems like a guilty pleasure… Read More…

 

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