3 Healthy Snacks To Stop Sugar Cravings

There are a lot of reasons to stop the cravings for sugar or sweetened foods. The abnormal rise of sugar in a person’s blood is deadly and could lead to death if ignored. There are so many reasons why you may crave for sugar. It could be due to the hormonal imbalances and changes in your body.

Another reason may be due to the large intake of foods low on carbohydrates. This could be due to the zeal to burn weigh or improve health. Another reason for sugar cravings may be related to stress and anxiety, you may crave for sugary foods in order to feel comfortable and at ease.

Steps to eliminate sugar cravings

1) Increase the amount of bacteria in the gut by consuming diary foods. This would improve your digestive system. You will feel more energized while replacing all sugar cravings for energy.

2) increase the amount of protein, fat and fiber you consume.

3) address your cause of stress and anxiety.

4) introduce coconut products into your diet. From coconut milk to coconut butter, there can all eliminate sugar cravings.

Here are 3 recipes you could use to quench the crave for sugar;

Banana Chocolate Ice Cream

The only sugar in this recipe is from the banana and it is a healthy one.

Ingredients 

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1½ tbsp. Raw cacao
  • 1 tbsp. Cinnamon

Step 1: blend the banana mixed with coconut milk in a blender. Continue blending till it’s very smooth.

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Step 2: add the raw cacao and cinnamon, blend and stir till it’s smooth.

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You could add cacao leaves as toppings.

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Coconut Butter Balls

Ingredients

  • Coconut butter
  • Cacao leaves

Step 1: roll the soft coconut butter into balls and press into the cacao leaves till it’s fully covered.

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Step 2: place the balls into a refrigerator for some minutes or till it has solidified a little. Take them out of the refrigerator and leave for about 15 minutes before consuming.

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Vanilla Chia Puddy

If you always have sugar cravings, chia seeds could help stop them. They turn any juice or liquid into a desert once added. They rich in fat & fiber.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp. Vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. Cinnamon
  • 2-3 tbsp. Chia seeds

Step 1: blend all ingredients into a blender except the chia seeds.

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Step 2: mix the chia seeds gently with the already blended mixture in the blender. Let it sit there for about 15 minutes until it’s nice and creamy.

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Step 3: pour out the mixture into a cup and enjoy!

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There you have it, a wonderful and delicious way of putting an end to sugar cravings.

 

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