After a big party this weekend we had brownies, cookies, etc left over. After I gave most of them away I froze the rest in single serve packets so they are out of sight and there is no pressure to eat them before they go stale
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Change the normal "routine" at parties & get-togethers
For me, when I attend parties at friend's and family's house, the food is usually set up the same way; relative to each house. It's usually in the kitchen sprawled along the counters. What helps me to avoid overeating is to get one plateful of the healthiest foods in proper servings, and then get out of the area completely. To stand around the food is to continually be beckoned to munch on all the unhealthy foods which were initially avoided!
How I avoid over snacking - I drink a glass of water before my snack and 1 more after my snack - it not only helps me feel fuller faster, but it helps me drink my 8 glasses of water a day and helps me avoid overeating. 194
This tip has also helped me stay on track during meals when I would have otherwise taken a second helping. Drinking water is a win - win situation for your better health!
Raw cucumbers and tomatoes can stimulate weight loss. Make a tomato and cucumber salad. Dice the tomatoes and cucumber, feta cheese & a low-fat salad dressing. Eat a whole plate of this salad before meals. It will reduce your hunger & help you avoid overeating on high-calorie food. Create a healthy sandwich with 2 slices of Bordens Fat Free American cheese & some lettuce with a few slices of tomato & cucumber to a slice of whole-wheat bread.
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