Period Cravings & How To Curb Them Without The Guilt!
Many women (ourselves included) deal with period cravings shortly before our period arrives – it’s usually one of the first signs that your period is coming to visit. If you want to learn guilt free ways to satisfy your period cravings – read on to learn more!
WHAT ARE PERIOD CRAVINGS?
That nagging you have in the back of your mind, when you feel like you MUST HAVE CHOCOLATE right now, and your period is right around the corner – that may be a period craving. Don’t worry! Period cravings are very common. They also vary from person to person, so you may not crave chocolate – this is also normal. For example, I crave peanut butter and chocolate but I have also had cravings for steak (red meat) and greasy fries.
HOW CAN YOU SATISFY A PERIOD CRAVING WITHOUT BREAKING A DIET/GAINING WEIGHT/ETC?
This is a toughie and one we know all too well! How can you curb the craving without eating loads of sugar or fat? Here’s 5 of our top favorite treats for satisfying a craving without the guilt!
Hail Merry Almond Butter Chocolate Tart: The perfect combination of chocolate ganache and almond butter goodness! This is an immediate go-to when craving a peanut butter cup. This large tart will hold you over for awhile, and it’s made using wholesome ingredients, including Coconut Oil! Available on Amazon and in many Whole Foods & Natural Stores.
P.B. Popps Popcorn: Vegan, Gluten-Free, and loaded with peanut butter! This treat is surprisingly filling and not heavy in sugar. This is a fantastic snack food if you’re craving salty and sugary at the same time! Plus, you get to enjoy popcorn that hasn’t been in a microwave bag. Gross! Available on Amazon and in many Natural Food Stores.
Hail Merry Strawberry Macaroons: If you’re a fan of fruity, try Hail Merry Strawberry Macaroons! Made using Coconut Oil and other organic ingredients, these macaroons are just sweet enough without being loaded in sugar (in fact, they’re made without refined sugar!). Find them on Amazon here & many Natural Food Stores!
Nacho Moms Vegan Queso: If you’re a fan of cheesy goodness, and are craving something fatty (such as chips and queso) than look no further! Nacho Mom’s Vegan Queso provides the queso goodness but without the guilt of full fat queso. Even better? The entire JAR is less calories than a serving or two of regular cheese. Crazy! Find them on Amazon to learn more! This one may also be available in your Natural Food Stores & Whole Foods.
Food Should Taste Good Guacamole Tortilla Chips: The perfect compliment to Nacho Moms Vegan Queso! Gluten free, vegan, made with avocados, and delicious!! Available on Amazonand in many Natural Food Stores.
What cravings do you have during your period? Sound off in the comments below or join the discussion on Facebook!
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