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    Still Hungry After Eating A Salad?

    Still Hungry After Eating A Salad

    The holiday season is the ideal time to add more salads to your diet to even out seasonal indulgences. If you are still hungry after eating a salad you need to balance your meal a bit more. Here’s how to keep your salad light, nutritious, delicious, and filling.

    Add More Protein

    The primary reason you are still hungry is that you didn’t get enough protein in your salad. If you are adding meat of any kind, choose steamed or grilled, not fried or breaded. I like to add 3 or 4 of the protein sources below.

    • Avocado
    • Nuts
    • Seeds
    • Beans
    • Quinoa
    • Cheese
    • Tofu
    • Hard-boiled egg
    • Grilled chicken
    • Grilled seafood
    • Sliced organic sausage

    Have A Side

    Just because salad is your main course doesn’t mean that you can’t add a side of something else. So, if the protein-packed toppings above don’t work, add another protein option. Kind of like how many restaurants offer weekday lunch specials of salad and a cup of soup or salad and a half sandwich. Or maybe a sweet potato or a serving of a high protein, sugar-free yogurt. This is also the perfect way to utilize leftovers or how to enjoy a less than healthy side in moderation.

    Instead of a salad, consider a fruit and veggie smoothie with avocado, protein powder, nuts, seeds, or high-protein yogurt blended in.

  • Clean Up One Meal Per Day
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    Clean Up One Meal Per Day

    The fact of the matter is, diets don’t work. Too many of them are centered around restrictions and leave you feeling hungry. So, what do you do if your daily food…