How to Deal with Hunger?

I go through phases with my appetite. Generally, it’s fine but every other month or so, it goes completely out of whack. I am not the one to suppress my hunger but it gets really frustrating when you feel hungry ALL THE TIME. I generally know when my body is truly hungry vs. I am fake hungry and lately have been dealing with the latter so I wanted to share a few things that I have experienced while dealing with fake hunger. Fake hunger is when you are still hungry after a meal or a snack because either you did not eat a balanced meal, you are thirsty, or stressed/emotional/bored. I am one of those people who likes to eat meals around the same time but recently, my stomach is acting like a bottomless pit. Since I do not function well if I am hungry (and I don’t want to keep feeding my bottomless pit), I have been using these tips to deal with hunger.

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San Antonio, Texas

I have gotten pretty good at taking very short weekend trips (see : SF, Austin, Boston, Atlanta, NY). This weekend was no different. I was in San Antonio to attend one of my friends wedding, did some sightseeing around the city, and made a pit stop in Austin. Even though this was my 3rd trip (1st one… 

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three bean salad

Three Bean Salad

First of all, I want to thank you reciperedux team for allowing me to be part of this great community again. After slacking off for almost a year, I am really excited to be back and connect with my fellow recipereduxers. This months theme is “Bars & Bites for Brown Bags” which is perfect because… 

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Meals Under 30 Minutes

As much as I would love to cook lavish meals everyday, it’s just not realistic when you have to work, go to school, engage in half-marathon training, and a social life to maintain. It’s always so hectic…and it’s kind of sad that I don’t remember the last time I sat and ate a proper dinner at… 

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how to worry less

How to Worry Less?

I worry a lot about stuff – be it  important, unimportant, small, or big.  My dad thinks I am constantly looking for things to worry about even when it’s not warranted. While he’s partly true (okay mostly true – Hi Dad) I am a worrier by nature so it’s really hard for me to not… 

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no bake peanut butter granola bar

No Bake Oats and Peanut Butter Granola Bars

This is my third batch of No Bake Oats and Peanut Butter Granola Bars within the last two weeks and surprisingly I am not tired of it. Just as the long title suggests, it is a no bake, one bowl recipe with oats, peanut butter and liquid sweetener of your choice. I have used both honey… 

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chana ko tarkari

Brown Chickpea Salad {kalo chana ko tarkari}

This past weekend I had a relaxing afternoon/evening with my friend (and a group of her friends) BBQ’ing at a lake. In spite of the scorching 105 F, we talked, ate, and laughed a lot together after a very long time and it felt good. Since everything had already been arranged food-wise, I wanted to… 

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