For those of us living with Hashimotos or any thyroid disorder, keeping the weight off is one of the most frustrating things EVER!

One of the things I’m doing/have been doing/will continue to do is keep off sugar.  Did you know it is 4 x addictive as cocaine?  Not only does it cause havoc with your blood sugar levels and create a false sense of hunger, it causes considerable inflammation in the gut …. and this includes “natural” sugars.

This doesn’t mean sweetener doesn’t pass my lips.  Oh no siree, I just need to be constantly conscious and mindful when eating it.  Ensuring it remains a “treat” and not a part of my meal plans.

One of my favourite “treats” at the moment (yes, it changes ALL the time), is this little beauty….