Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click the "Report Inappropriate Secret" on the secret's page and our staff will review it.
Because I'm a grab it and eat it kind of person, I like to keep my fridge stocked with fruit and veggies. Before I put the veggies in I wash, cut and place them on a tray. This very a very handy way of grabbing on the go and avoiding the cookies!
Sweet, crunchy snacks really get to me, so I log in everything I've eaten all day long, and IF I have enough calories left over, I'll let myself choose whether to eat it (or not). What I now find myself doing, is finding healthier substitutes.
I have always been bad with drinking enough water and I recently bought Triscuit Cracked Black Pepper and I love them The serving is 6 crackers and let me tell you you keep reaching for the water! It is filling and satisfying.
When cooking or eating the smallest changes can make a big difference such as using non fat sour cream and lower fat cheeses. That is also true when eating condiments. I always go for the liter versions. I also try to stay away from white flour and sugar. I try to eat whole wheat products.