I frequently get a request for a bariatric-friendly Birthday Cake that can be taken into the office or workplace for sharing when a celebration comes around. But at the same time I am also asked how to deal with co-workers who often without (but sometimes with) malicious intent seemingly make the office a war-zone food-wise.
If you’re feeling sabotaged by office junk food? These tips are sure to help:
The Scenario 6: Your office meetings are catered with tempting but totally unhealthy foods.
The Solution: Simple: BYO. Pack a lunch box or brown-bag your lunches and snacks, and bring them to your meetings if the sight of your colleagues indulging on muffins and cakes is too tough to ignore. If you spend time preparing your meals (or spend money buying them from restaurants), you’ll feel somewhat obligated to eat whatever you’ve invested in, no matter how tempting the office junk is. If you go the extra mile to make your food delicious and exciting (switch it up often so you don’t get sick of it!), you’ll even look forward to eating your own stuff… and you won’t think twice about the pastry and sandwich platter on the conference table. Try to pack more than one yummy, low-calorie snack, too, so each time you see a co-worker munching on something sugary, you’ll have a better (and better-for-you) alternative to toss down your gullet. Stumped for snack ideas? How about some of these:
Some advice and tips courtesy of Joy Bauer