Rethinking Cheat Meals

Over the last 3 months, my weekly cheat meal evolved into meals with lots of sweets and wine. Ugh! Time to hit the reset button. Image courtesy of Robert Cochrane and FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

Over the last 3 months, my weekly cheat meal evolved into meals with lots of sweets and wine. Ugh! Time to hit the reset button. Image courtesy of Robert Cochrane and FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

Cheat meals are great for those special occasions where I have no control over the menu. I try to eat the healthiest thing around, keep my portion in check, don’t go back for seconds and track my food. Seems simple enough.

But my cheat meals are no longer for special occasions. A few months ago I tried a cheat meal once a week. I read how weekly cheat meal can boost your metabolism as well as help with cravings, but planning is the key.

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