As I’m sure most of you know by now, I’m a carb lover. If I don’t eat carbs, I get cranky. It’s not a strange thing- our bodies need carbs and our minds need carbs. Did you know that carbs boost your mood? It’s not the same thing as “emotional eating”. Carbs BOOST serotonin levels. I have many clients come to me with a history of depression, and they don’t know why they’ve been struggling extra with energy and depression while they’re trying to lose weight, and then they tell me that they haven’t been eating carbs. So obviously the first thing I do is add carbs back into their diet in a healthy way.
Here are a couple of my favorite recipes (disclaimer, not my own recipes) that include carbs!
Popcorn is actually considered a whole grain! If you avoid the movie theater style toppings, it can actually be a very healthy snack. This is my favorite recipe for it, chock full of healthy fat with a touch of that sweetness I love 🙂
I love carbs and that includes anything with sweet potatoes and black beans! Wrap them in a whole wheat tortilla, and you’ve got me hooked 🙂
If you can’t tell, I love autumn recipes! This is an amazing combination of high fiber veggies and carbs with some healthy fats. Yum Yum Yum!
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Want some more recipes? I have a few of my own that I’d love to share with you. You can join my newsletter which includes some recipes, tips, and inspiration, OR to get a few TOMORROW, join us at my Ending Sugar Addiction Without Giving Up Carbs Workshop at Heart Beet Kitchen in Haddon Township, NJ! The event starts at 7pm, but you need to sign up ahead of time, so make sure to click the links to reserve your seat!
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