But what CAN I eat?
This is often the question that people changing their way of eating find they are asking themselves… or me. They have a list of what NOT to eat, which can leave them feeling discouraged and frustrated.
The Key to Success with a Healing Diet
The key to sticking with your healing diet is to focus on all of the new ingredients you can add into your diet that you might not have had before. Increasing the amounts and variety of vegetables, herbs and good quality meats on your plate may help you discover a love for a never-before-tried variety of produce, or even a joy for cooking. Dr. Hyman states it well in his book The Blood Sugar Solution,
“… You will discover a whole new world of Mother Nature’s magnificent food pantry, which will delight your senses, stimulate your palate, and leave you feeling clear and healthy, not to mention automatically thinner.”
I am huge believers in cooking at home, and there are many great recipes out there that make this fun and easy. The internet has made recipes of all types accessible for everyone. When struggling with the dreaded question, “What’s for dinner?” simply look up “paleo recipes” or “real food recipes” and prepare to be inspired. Or check my Pinterest pages: Katie Palmer’s Pinterest.
However, I also know that sometimes life gets a little crazy and getting to the kitchen is unrealistic. It can easily happen that you are out longer than expected and starting to get (shall I say) hangry!
But- What Do You Do When You Don't Have Time To Cook?
Don’t panic – here are a few treasures for when you are in a pinch…