Tips to Avoid Mindless Snacking During the Holidays

Written by: Sarah Kolman RN, MA, CHPN, INHC

Ah, the holidays—‘tis the season for family gatherings, work parties, and get-togethers with friends. While it can be a festive and fun time, it also brings many opportunities to fall out of step with a whole foods, plant-based diet. Whether it’s eggnog or gingerbread, the temptations of the season can be endless. And even though we convince ourselves that “it’s only once a year,” the season can last as long as six weeks! I know I’m not alone when I say that more than once I’ve rolled into January feeling cranky, stressed out, and frustrated with my eating habits of November and December. Read more about my tips to avoid mindless snacking during the holidays here. 

Ah, the holidays—‘tis the season for family gatherings, work parties, and get-togethers with friends. While it can be a festive and fun time, it also brings many opportunities to fall out of step with a whole foods, plant-based diet. Whether it’s eggnog or gingerbread, the temptations of the season can be endless. And even though we convince ourselves that “it’s only once a year,” the season can last as long as six weeks! I know I’m not alone when I say that more than once I’ve rolled into January feeling cranky, stressed out, and frustrated with my eating habits of November and December. Read more about my tips to avoid mindless snacking during the holidays here