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2,765 4/20/13 1:24 P
I take my vitamins and drink water. Usually sort mail, vacuum, progressing with the laundry, etc. in between cooking steps
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Fitness Minutes: (7,301)
4/20/13 10:03 A
When I'm cooking, I'm always tempted to snack. But I fight the urge by drinking hot green tea instead.
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Fitness Minutes: (85,382)
4/20/13 8:12 A
I cook A LOT. I'm always batch cooking, freezing stuff and make 98% of our meals from scratch. And I confess, I'm a "taster". I usually nibble on whatever ingredients I'm using to cook with but I go for the lower calorie options like veggies or fruit. Not all the time but usually if it's close to my usual meal/snack time. I also confess that when taking my children's plates away when they haven't finished their meal, I like a bite if it's something really yummy. I'm pretty mindful of it and don't go crazy though and it hasn't effected my weight loss.
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4/20/13 7:32 A
I'll confess to a bad gum habit. But it serves a dual purpose. Not only does it give me something to chew on as I cook, but it prevents me from grabbing taste cheats because you can't eat food and be chewing gum at the same time.
4/20/13 7:11 A
almost any veggie would suffice, but like someone else said, it can become a habit. Perhaps if you had everything ready to go already; that need would be eliminated.
It may take a while (extra time) initially to have packages of veggies already prepped in the fridge, but might be worth it in the end
Fitness Minutes: (20,867)
4/20/13 1:46 A
I also usually snack on the raw veggies I'll be cooking for the meal. My puppy always shows up in the kitchen when I'm cutting veggies and he enjoys them too.
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Fitness Minutes: (20,725)
4/19/13 10:52 P
Usually I have whatever veggie that im using in the meal, carrots, celery, peppers, mushrooms . Or im tasting as I go to get the seasoning just right, not much just a taste try to remember that it adds up too. But the veggies are a good snack.
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Fitness Minutes: (2,397)
4/19/13 10:45 P
I cook all my meals from scratch using only fresh ingredients, so I snack on the vege's and fruit that are going into the meal...
Fitness Minutes: (72,284)
2,036 4/19/13 10:33 P
I try to just have gum or water...so I'm still hungry for whatever I'm making
Fitness Minutes: (37,019)
5,092 4/19/13 10:24 P
Ugh, eating while cooking is a horrible habit I have. Trying to break that habit.
mushrooms, pickles, grape tomatos, carrots, a cheese stick if I'm low on protein
Trying to lose the "baby fat" that crept on after 3 pregnancies in 7 years...
5'4", 40 (!), 3 kids (2 girls, 11 and 8 + one boy, 4), a husband, a dog, a cat, a guinea pig and a full time WOH job.
4/19/13 10:09 P
I donít usually snack while I cook, unless Iím really hungry. In that case, I tend to just have a bite or two of whatever I can grab the quickest (like a few pretzels) to hold me over. Instead, I usually drink a glass of homemade water kefir (itís a probiotic drink that tastes a lot like ginger ale). I drink it out of a wine glass so I get the feeling like Iím having a nice relaxing glass of wine while cooking, but without all the calories.
4/19/13 9:03 P
Sometimes I get hungry while making lunch or dinner and will snack on carrots. I'm now getting sick of carrots. What do you snack on while cooking?
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