Tips to Curb Late Night Snacking

Mastermind Weekend 1/16

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I'm Tina

I’m the owner of Carrots ‘N’ Cake as well as a Certified Nutrition Coach and Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner (FDN-P). I use macros and functional nutrition to help women find balance within their diets while achieving their body composition goals.


An in-depth, 4-week reverse dieting course for women who feel like their metabolism has slowed down, think they might have hormonal imbalance and can’t lose weight no matter what they do.

Our little pug patient is feeling quite a bit better today. His eyes still look a little cloudy, but they’re not nearly as watery and booger-y as they were a few days ago. Murphy has a check-up with the vet tomorrow afternoon, so, hopefully, we’ll hear some good news then. At least he’s back to his normal weird pug self.



I finally got burnt out on peanut butter and banana wraps, so I made my other go-to meal for breakfast this morning: My Favorite Breakfast Pancake. I added chia seeds to the batter and topped it with a scoop of almond butter.

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And, as always, I drank a glass of iced coffee with coconut-almond milk.

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After breakfast, I had some fun in the kitchen with protein powder. My Health post for next week is all about how to incorporate protein powder into your diet, so I attempted some new recipes today.

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I bombed my first attempt at protein cookies, but my second effort turned out great. The recipe will be on Health’s News & Views one week from today!

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I don’t know if it was the heat and humidity or taste-testing my protein cookies (ok, it was probably the cookies), but I wasn’t super hungry when lunchtime rolled around, so I kept lunch on the light side and whipped up a green smoothie.

In the mix:

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped frozen kale
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 2 tbsp ground flaxseed meal 
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

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So, this is kind of cool”¦

The August issue of Fitness magazine arrived at my house today. Inside was an ad for the Fitness Blogger Tweet & Meet, which was held in New York City last April. I attended the event and spoke on a panel. I also participated in a Tabura pop-up workout, which, apparently, was caught on camera.


Check me out doing crunches!

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Neat, right? My friends Sarah, Julie, Cat, and Maria are also in the ad. Just wanted to share!

Health News & Views

Recently I’ve received lots of questions from readers who say they have trouble with after-dinner snacking””they aren’t alone! Many people, including myself from time-to-time, struggle with the battle of the late-night munchies. Sometimes, once I finish dinner, I find myself poking around the kitchen for something to eat. Most of the time I know it’s just mindless munching, so I rein in my snacking with a number of healthy eating strategies. These things work for me, so hopefully they’ll work for you too! 7 Tips to Curb Late Night Snacking

I just realized I wrote about this same topic a few months ago, so here are even more tips to help you curb late-night snacking.

Question of the Day

Do you struggle with late-night snacking? If so, what do you find to be the main cause? How do you deal?



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