Which one would you choose: pleasure while you eat or pleasure after you ate?
Often I get asked the same question: don’t you miss the pleasure of eating a burger or a chips?
Food is one of best sources of pleasure, why refuse it?
Well, first of all, I never had a particular attraction to burgers or chips but even if I did, I don’t think I would miss them after experiencing a body that is light, full of energy, and with no aches.
The secret to giving something up is to get something better in return.
Switching to a healthy lifestyle is a journey, it doesn’t happen overnight for most people. Along the way, there are plenty of opportunities to have fun without feeling deprived.
What most people don’t get is that the pleasure of eating greasy deep fried food or a sugar-loaded fatty ice cream is substituted with an amazing feeling of living in a beautiful healthy and strong body. Plus, healthy food tastes really good after your taste buds adapt back to real food after being bombarded with intense food flavorings.
If you are not sure what living in a beautiful healthy body means, let’s consider this scenario:
Imagine making love and not feeling shy or embarrassed about your protruding bloated belly. You get to enjoy every moment instead of thinking of the more forgiving angles and ‘safe positions’. You get to be fully present with your partner, not with your guilt. You get to experience touch and love, not shame.
Good sex can be a great motivator to eat healthy, isn’t it?
Besides there are plenty of healthy alternatives to almost all sin foods. Megan, the chef behind Detoxinista, and Angela from Oh She Glows offer a ton of healthy recipes that will blow your mind, surprise your taste buds, and won’t require any special cooking skills. Go explore their websites and de-junk your junk food!
Even though I am not very disciplined at taking pictures and posting recipes of my kitchen experiments, I did post some favorites for quick healthy junk foods like chips and cookies. Check them out:
What is your favorite healthy alternative for a junk food? Please share the recipe in the comment section!
If you are not sure you have the willpower to swith to healthy foods or don’t know where to start, join May and I for our 6 week transformational wellness program – 40 Day Journey to Bliss.
The 40 Day Journey to Bliss program is limited to 15 people because we want to make sure that everyone gets plenty of attention.
We will be holding a Free Info Session on Mon, Apr 30th at 6-7pm. Vegan and Caveman treats and herbal tea will be served.
For details about the program, read here or email nadyaand @ gmail dot com
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