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seriously - get a dog along the lines of a border collie or standard poodle - the einsteins of the canine world.
SARGENTOS Park~Skim Ricotta Cheese is good on a mini bagel instead of cream cheese or 1/2 cup of Ricotta scrambled with 4 eggs, pepper, and 1 tsp of freshly chopped basil and a smather of butter. Fast & easy. A dash of salt is optional
When I come home from the grocery store with meat I package it as soon as I get home. If it is ground meat I portion it into 1oz meatballs (using my scale) for recipe usage and portion control that way I know that I am getting the right amount and am less likely to ever eat, it's also easier to defrost. My chicken I portion to about 5 oz per package. I have noticed that I don't need to eat as much meat as I thought I did.
Crystal light, i know its 5 calories for one servings, but if it means I'll meat my water intake by using 2 or 3 a day ill scrape off calories somewhere else. I buy the ones for a one serving size bottle and keep a bunch in my purse, at my desk, in my car, and i always order water if and when i go out and mix it in. And then i use the bigger portion one to use in a water bottle at home in my fridge so when im thirsty i drink that instead. Did i add its low cost also!
Great fiber with loads of minerals and vitamins. Pearl barley supplies18 grams of soluble fiber a day. It has both soluable and insouble fiber. arley has antioxidants & phytochemicals which can decrease risks for heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Soluable fiber can slow the absorbtion of sugar. Barley is a good carb! Add to soups as a side with veggies, apples & barley bake, barley stuffed tomatoes, etc. Use your imagination.
I had trouble with dry mouth when I walked briskly or jogged. I bought some sugar-free caramel-flavored hard candies, and they help me breathe better and keep my throat from becoming parched...without costing too many calories.
After Gastric bypass, I had to figure out ways to get protein other than meat, being I really don't like meat. LOL I have tried so many protein powders, its not even funny! Most I can handle, but don't love, this one I LOVE! With only 130 calories, 2 grams of fat, 8 carbs, 3 fiber, only 2 grams of sugar, and 20 grams of protein, its a wonderful way to get that extra protein boost so many need. I love how little sugar it has, and the taste is very good.
Canned salmon is packed with the bones in it and can actually be better because the bones provide calcium for YOUR bones and teeth. When canning they also remove some of the fat. Maybe this is a healthier choice.
The only carb in chese is lactose. All hard Cheese is lactose free or just about free! All cheese is low carb. Just watch the sodium.