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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 la...
Drink a cup of green tea (hot preferably) once or twice daily. This drink has been known to decrease bloating and inflamation. It also adds to your water intake!
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!
I pre-make breakfast sandwiches (i have a recipe on spark recipes) for the week. I then reheat them in the toaster oven or on the panini press while I am packing my lunch and preparing my coffee.
Find a breakfast you really like and eat it amost everyday, the same with your snacks. You can change around your lunch and dinner.
Spice up your 8 glasses of daily water allotments with slices of orange, lemon, lime, kiwi, or drop in a chunk of seedless waremelon or a big juicy strawberry to slightly flavor your required beveragerefreshing and healthy
This is my favorite snack of the day... 'Emerald Cocoa Roast Almonds'. It's a great way to get some healthy fat in and satisfy that need for a taste of chocolate. A 1oz/28 grams serving is only 150 calories. Just Yummy!!! I got them from Sam's Club.
Dont make anything off limits. Find a lower fat version of it.
Example I love brownies. My nutritionist suggested No Pudge fudge Brownie mix made with Fat free Vanilla Yogurt. They are Fabulous!!! My kids fight me for them:)