What do I bring to the Barbecue?
FROM MCMC FITNESS
Here is how you can enjoy your holiday weekend and not wreck your new found healthy eating habits.
Bring a healthy side or appetizer to the party. Ask your host if you can bring a dish to share. She/he will say yes without hesitation. Then try the following:
Bring a vegetable tray with a great healthy dip. A suggestion would be the following:
Plan your day
Take walk or exercise for 20 minutes in the morning. Start your day with a healthy protein breakfast.
Have a omelet with vegetables or a fruit smoothie with almond butter.
For lunch have a salad with a protein source
Enjoy a few glasses of extra water through out the day
Before the party,
have a snack like a tbs of humus with carrots to ensure
that you don't overeat later.
At the barbecue fill your plate with one half vegetables/salad then 1/4 of
anything you desire like potato salad or hamburger and save the
of your plate with a dessert.
To drink, alternate water with whatever else you are having to drink.
Ask someone to take a walk with you after dinner.
Offer to help clean up too. You will help your host and burn a few extra
Praise yourself for your good choices and don't forget to walk the next