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Like caprese but don't want the calories of a big hunk of buffo mozzarella? Substitute lowfat cottage cheese for the mozzarella. And if you don't have fresh basil, buy a plant rather than a bunch at the grocery. You can snip enough for caprese from a freshly planted basil plant.
Don't use the nutrition tracker just for tracking foods you ate. Use it to plan what you will eat--either daily or weekly. I like to plan the major parts of each meal for a week in advance and then fill in the other components a day or two before. You can use the "copy foods" button to copy a meal to another day, the daily report to print your menu for the day, and the grocery list button to print out a grocery list. The last two are at the bottom of the page.
Sometimes we keep fruits and veggies past their prime. Instead of tossing them, remove any rotted pieces, bag the rest, and freeze them. When you want to add veggies or fruits to cooked dishes, e.g., soup, pasta sauce, add these instead of purchased frozen foods. I keep fruits for use in jello.
The curved tip fits inside the seed cavity.
Slice a banana and place it in the bottom of 4 dessert dishes. Top with Jello Chocolate Fudge Pudding (made with skim milk). Finish with 2 tablespoons of Cool Whip Free, a drizzle of Hershey's Sugar-free Chocolate Syrup, and 2 pecans, chopped. This makes a quick dessert with one-half of a fruit serving and one-half of a milk serving plus a little bit of the good things that nuts provide.