Like "Sometimes Ii can analyze a craving and figure out wht about the food I really want. For example there is a place that serves french fries covered with cheese and sauted mushrooms and onions. I figured out it was the mushrooms I really wanted. Sauted mushrooms and onions are not nearly as bad for me as the whole dish. When I crave potato chips usually cucumber slices or jicama are a great substitute. They supply the crunch I am wanting. Maybe there is a safe substitute for you. Would warm apple slices with cinnamon satisfy the pie craving. I tried a jelly belly apple pie substitute with success. 1 apple flavoured and 1 cinnamon flavoured jelly belly. 2 carbs and satisfied the tase buds."