So here's the deal! I have done the Thanksgiving dinner where I changed EVERY SINGLE traditional Thanksgiving dish for a healthier alternative and I'm just gonna be honest here folks; it wasn't worth it! It's kind of like trying to lose 10 pounds in a week! Unrealistic. Even if YOU want to switch everything up, other people in the family may really be looking forward to Grandma's Thanksgiving stuffing!
However, it's important to keep on track during the holiday season and not let things get too out of control. You need to think about areas that you can change things up without upsetting your siblings too much.
4 pretty simple ideas for a healthier Turkey Day:
1 - Talk to the fam! Maybe they will be on board with a healthier feast. Maybe they will even pitch in and give ideas on healthy alternatives. If not, that's ok, just stick with the favorites and choose one or two dishes to change or add to the mix!
2 - Portions, portions, portions! Going to Grandmas thi...
ABOVE: Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Virginia
This week, I passed on an in-home workout plan to a client that is out of town. Of course, this is a great and simple way to "check the box" while out of town or even while home! However, today, I looked out my window and thought twice! Wait a second, right?! It's beautiful out there! Why did I not encourage a hike, a walk through the ever changing fall leaves? So, with that said, what is your activity plan this week? A few at home or gym workouts? That is wonderful, but substituting one or two of those with some outdoor activity will not only enhance your physical well being, but your mental well being as well!