When you are slowly converting yourself into vegan for healthy purpose, and if you happen to be a junk food lover especially chocolates and candies, then you should think about a way to slowly cut down the consumption. You can try to get vegan replacement and substitution for this as well if you are not having a good feeling for giving them up altogether. Here are some suggestions that you can refer to if you are craving for these type of foods.
Consume Fruits That Rich With Sugar
You can try to eat more fruits as most of the fruits are enrich with sugar. These are ideal sugar substitutes where you can have enough sugar to fulfill your taste bud and at the same time keep a healthy habit. Fruit can eventually use to replace other sweets and you should choose to eat fruit since they contain a lot of sugar and once you use to fruit you are going to start craving for fruit instead of junkfood. At the time you crave for sugar you can take an apple, banana or handful of berries and eat. You can also eat oatmeal by mixing them with berries. Or you can use honey to sweeten things instead of sugar. But you need to know that vegan is prohibited for taking honey. If you are vegetarian, then it is alright for you to do so.
Get No Calorie Sweetener
If you like to drink coffee, you may put no calorie sweetener such as Splenda in your coffee since Splenda has been examinated for many years in other countries and they are totally safe to eat. However, in case you are doing your cooking with Splenda, you would need to know what is the correct proportion that you need to add in you cooking since if you add too much and your cooking is going to taste awkward.
Consume More Fibrous Food
You can also try to eat more fibrous food such as whole grain food, whole wheat or oatmeal, lentils, variety of beans and peas, brown or wild rice. All these food can reduce your crave for sugar. Besides, you can prepare yourself a lot of different fruits and vegetables in your diet. Then you can just stews them with rice or pasta. You can refer to some recipes that using rice, pasta, vegetable and fruits. Generally when you build up the habit for consuming such food recipes, your belly is going to has less cravings for sugar after some time.
Another thing you can do is you may go for herbal products and they are all natural and don’t have any side effects. You are rather safe to consume them.
After all, vegan is actually meant for those who have figure out the joy of compassion, and the joy of having such eating habit can make them feel like they are living in whole. In other words, vegan are people who choose their choices of food from where their heart is.