If you’re struggling to make your new habits stick, welcome to the club!
Not a long time ago, I struggled with overeating nut butters. All nut butters from simple peanut butter to trendy almond, cashew, or pecan butter seemed to have this spell over me. I could never eat just the recommended serving size of two tablespoons. Something about diving into that jar of nut butter spoonful after spoonful was so satisfying, so delicious, and so dang hard to stop! Worse yet, I didn’t even feel guilty after polishing half a jar in one sitting. After all, I didn’t overeat junk food or sweets. It was nut butters and those are healthy, you know. I would tell myself that nuts are good for me, that I am still breastfeeding and need the extra fat, that I work hard and need the extra fuel….