One of the hardest things for people to give up or eat less of would have to be desserts. They taste so good and often times can make you feel like all of your problems have gone away. When you’re overweight or trying to maintain your weight, desserts can cause you to fail. Gaining weight can make you feel terrible in several different ways. Your clothes won’t fit, you struggle to do things, and you hate the way you look.
To prevent these feelings, you need to change your habits about dessert. You don’t need to completely eliminate desserts all together, but rather limit yourself to one a week. When you do this you’ll still be able to have the sweet taste, but it won’t put on the weight. You’ll have something to look forward to and this will help you get through the week without desserts.
Another way to handle the limitation of desserts is to have low fat or fat free desserts. There are hundreds of recipes for these types of treats. You’ll find recipes for cakes, cookies, muffins, and pies to name a few. You’re sure to find a healthy recipe for your favorite flavor as well. When you use these types of recipes you’ll enjoy your desserts and you won’t have to stress over what you’re eating and how much weight you’ll gain.
If you’re struggling to find dessert recipes that are healthy for you, do a Google search online for the kinds of desserts you enjoy eating. In my search I found http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/heart_healthy_desserts to be a good site for healthy desserts.
Even though you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your weight you don’t have to give up desserts. When you portion eat, decrease the number of desserts you have in a week, and create low fat or fat free desserts you’ll be able to eat desserts and still handle your weight in the way you want. You’ll be happy and you’ll feel good about eating desserts.