I use snack size zipper bags to make single serving size packages of snack foods such as pretzels. Since my family doesn't like brown rice, I cook a large amount and freeze single serving sizes for me. I do the same with cold cuts
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I sit at my desk for long periods of time so I keep a drawer full of healthy snacks like dried fruit, peanut butter and rice cakes, nuts and low-sugar natural granola bars so I don't feel tempted to break into the junk food available.
Bonus points for packing snacks (like trail mix) in single-serving size portion snack baggies so there's no guessing.
When I'm packing my lunch in the morning I'm usually in a hurry. To help me get out the door more quickly I have things like deli meat already separated into single serving sizes. I just take a small piece of parchment paper and lay it between each serving. Not only does this keep me on track with my serving sizes but it's helping the kids be able to judge what portion sizes should be! 334
When I need a sweets fix, I go for the high quality products so that its more fulfilling. I get Ben and Jerry's ice cream in the single serving size. I also buy the high quality chocolates and cookies. They come in smaller packages, and cost a bit more, but there aren't as many leftovers then. I also eat only part of the serving size, and take small bites to savor every bit of it. 495493494
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