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I eat this for lunch quite a bit & find it delicous, filling & nutricous. What to do is get 1 cup of yogurt (i use Giant brand-90 calories per cup) & slice up 1 medium banana, 3 medium fresh strawberries & i add 3 Tbs. of Ann's House brand, mother nature's reward mix of nuts & fruit. Mix it all up.
I've reduced a lot of sodium by giving up steak sauce and substituting horseradish on steak, roasts, and beef sandwiches. Be sure to check the nutrition label to make sure your horseradish is low in sodium.
When I lam in a hurry in the morning, I often grab a handful of nuts (or pre-packaged ones such as Nut-trition) and a low-fat string cheese for breakfast. It satisfies me for quite a long time, and doesn't cause blood sugar swings.
I love to buy frozen berries, pineapple chunks, mango and peaches. When I get a craving for ice cream or some other sugary treat, I reach into the freezer and grab my frozen fruit. I eat it frozen. It takes care of the craving and fits very nicely into my calorie allowances!
Have holiday candy staring you in the face? Find yourself grabbing your kid's mini snickers? 1) Put all the candy in the freezer or even ask a relative to hide it. 2) Cut up veggies first thing in the morning and keep the plate right out in the open. It will be the first thing you grab & not the last.
Since I can't always get to the store for fresh veggies to steam (delicious, especially when sprinkled with Mrs. Dash!), I stock up on frozen & boxed varieties, with and without sauce. This way I always have an easy side dish or snack on hand!
Take inventory of the pantry once a week, make a list of what you will need and go grocery shopping. Make sure you plan for B L and D. Cut your veggies for salads, prepare and freeze dinners and lunches. Make sure you have pleanty of tupperware on hand!