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Recently at an event for the weekend with buffet style meals provided I decided to use the dinner plate for large healthy salads and veggies and used the salad plate for the entrée, bread etc. I did this for every meal. I ate more veggies and less calories this way. Yeah!
I place my two-cup drinking glass on the first of four colorfully numbered circles I printed on a piece of paper. I put it in a prominent spot. This helps me keep track as I move it up after drinking and I am reminded to drink each time I walk past it.
I found a helpful way to start eating veggies.
You can do anything when you have the time... but so often there is no time. So PLAN quick snacks and meals. Prepackage portions you make yourself and then freeze or put on the shelf or buy the preportioned packages. The foodtracker can be used ahead of time... not just after eating!
OK, not truly "spaghetti". But shiritake tofu noodles have a look, texture and taste that are fairly close to pasta noodles -- delicious! And a 4-oz serving is only 20 calories.
Sometimes I get stuck in places or situations where I don't get to eat lunch or something else as planned. I carry a protein bar in my purse all the time. Then if I get tied up I can eat that so that I don't let myself get so hungry that I eat things I shouldn't or stuff myself.
allow yourself a small treat daily or weekly. I never used to be able to have one of something, let alone one small of whatever. But I have found that ONE hershey kiss at bedtime gives me a special treat, i let it melt on my tongue. iLike a fancy hotel sith chocolate on the pillow!
I like to use my Sundays to make meals for the rest of the week. I chop my veggies and put them in plastic storage bowls for my lunches. I cook one thing in the slow cooker to eat on all week. I portion it out for my meals so I never over eat it.