To snack or not to snack….

When I began my weight loss journey I was given a PLETHORA of advice about how to eat - Eat 9 meals a day… Eat 3 meals a day… Snack… Don’t snack…

It can all get very confusing!

I’ve discovered along the way that it is up to each and every person to decide what does and what does not work for them.  I can not tell you definitively what will work for you, but I can share my story.

I’m a snacker.  Snacks are an important part of my day and if I don’t plan them accordingly, I WILL reach for something unhealthy – chips, candy, ice cream, but when I plan a healthy snack, I find that I’m not as hungry when meal time rolls around so it is easier for me to keep my portions in check.  I also know that when I’m settling down to watch a movie with the family, I crave something salty and crunchy for my “mindless” snacking.

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