As the Holidays inch closer, anxiety surrounding holiday weight gain may as well. After all, calorie-laden foods fill the kitchen, a few extra cocktails may be consumed, and gym schedules get shortened, and before you know it, you’ve skipped the gym and possibly had pie for breakfast. (Sound familiar?)

However, while “food anxiety” can happen around this time of year, a surefire way to combat it (and weight gain) is by having a plan in hand.

If your goal is to stay the course this Holiday season while reducing chances of increasing your body fat percentage, all you need to do is follow these simple tips that will have you coming out of the holidays with confidence.