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Face the Nutrition Facts

When storing food in the cupboard, turn it around so that the nutrition facts are facing outward instead of a picture of the product. That way, your first thought will be "are those calories worth it?", instead of an appetizing picture that might make you lose control of your food choices.

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Food labeling

I label all leftover foods that go into refrigerator and freezer.

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Great Way to Substitute Applesauce for Oil!

I try to substitute applesauce for oil every time I can manage it. I buy the 1/2 cup snack sizes of unsweetened applesauce, and it is usually the exact amount I need. That way, no extra applesauce spoils in the refrigerator!

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Fresh Crisp Lettuce

I hate taking the time to make a salad but I found if I cut up my lettuce ahead of time and place it in an airtight container with paper towels on the top and bottom, the lettuce stays crisp and fresh for days. Whenever I want a salad, I place a little on my plate and just add the extras!

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Turkey, Turkey, and more Turkey!

I sub all of my ground beef with turkey. I think it tastes even better than beef and I do not even miss it!

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Count to 10

Don't think of foods as good/bad but healthy/unhealthy. Rate from 1-10 & make healthy substitutions!

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Feeding the Sugar and Snack Cravings in a New Smart Way

Corn Pops - New with Fiber = sugary snack, low in calories, high on taste and nutritional value!

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ziplock steamer bags

I get steamer bags, prep my veggies for the week , store them in the steamer bags with a tablespoon of water. then take out throw in Microwave and in a snap I have veggies for my meal with no extra dishes to wash. They stack well in the fridge. The bag has micro time on outside of bag for common veg...

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Ditch the soup spoon

When eating soups ditch the soop spoon and eat it with a small spoon! This helps you eat longer letting your body get the "full feeling" faster.

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Flushing foods

When I was younger my grandma would say to eat flushing foods. These are foods that are high in fiber and flush out your system. They help keep you fuller longer and they keep you regular.

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