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I usually buy my chicken with the bones in -- whether it's chicken breasts, thighs or an entire roaster.
If you want to double your Oatmeal but use only 1/2 c put 2 c of water in a pot simmer slow after start boiling 5 min.add 2 T flax meal at the end and you have almost double the amount .I add cinnamon and 2 T of light cream and Splenda in mine is delicious.
Pre-chop veggies. Do the prep work in the evening when you're watching TV. Chop veggies while you watch your favorite shows. You can chop veggies for all your evening meals for the week in an hour or so. Then put in containers or bags and stick them in the fridge.
take this simple pepper and prepare it for many of your favorite dishes by either putting a tsp of low fat butter or some oil of your choice in a frying pan. It does not take much but you want to saute it in something. Turn the stove top on low heat and just cook the Serrano Pepper until 4 sides are darkened (not burnt). It will then be soft and VERY TASTY with your meal. This is a SIMPLE something to make your meal interesting.
I have found that reducing sodium and cutting out sodas has really helped me with my weight loss. I just quit buying sodas all together and I gradually started reducing my sodium levels by using lots of other spices. Oh it was no easy task but I can tell a big difference in my life.
ok, I started marinading everything in honey teriyaki marinade and it all comes out so yummy, like candy!
i am cooking fish today for dinner.i bake in the oven with some onion power and a little olive oil.my kids love it that way.i cook all my fish that way now.i am making green beans and noddles with it.when cooking fish if after you put it in the oven.