It’s easy to indulge on Valentine’s Day when we are surrounded by decadent dinners with gorgeous desserts. If you are trying to stick with you New Years resolution, why not team up with your partner and plan a healthy Valentine’s Day together? Here are some tips on stepping up the romance without sacrificing all of your hard work.
1. You don’t have to give the gift of chocolate
A lovely summer fruit basket, fresh macadamias, or bliss balls can be the perfect Valentines gift.
2. Don’t completely deprive yourself
If you’re a lover of chocolate and could not imagine Valentine’s Day without it, then don’t despair. There are plenty of healthy chocolate options. Click-here for this easy to make raw chocolate cake recipe. It’s gluten free, full of antioxidants and delicious!
3. Keep the portion sizes low
If you really want to buy chocolate or sweets, think high-quality, small-portions. Choose snack-sized options and share them with the people you love. Chop up some of your favourite fruit and dip it in a little bit of chocolate so that the majority of your indulgence is from a high-fibre natural source. Share your meal and/or dessert with your loved one.
4. Get active
What’s more romantic than a walk around the park, a hike in the mountains, or a day at the beach? Perhaps plan an adrenaline activity together!
5. Plan a night in
Why not cook your own romantic dinner for two? Cooking at home allows for meals that are lower in salt, higher in fibre and have more nutrient-dense vegetables.
6. Eat breakfast
Start the day with a breakfast rich in fibre, lean protein and healthy fats. You’ll be less likely to overindulge in the evening. An omelette with some salmon, greens, sliced avocado and diced tomato is a perfect choice.
Now, all you need to do is put it into action – starting now! Nothing changes until you decide to ‘make the shift’!
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