i will be working at a fair from tomorrow for the next ten days. fried dough..poutine..burgers, fries, ice cream, candy and caramel apples, and MAPLE SUGAR. free cheese at the dairy booth. on and on.
i planned ahead. asked the closest food booth to the barns (i am a horse and livestock show announcer) if they would consider garden and chefs salads last year. they were hesitant, after all, fairs are all about the food!! but they "tried" it out. sold out in an hour. this year? on the menu!!! ASK!!
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Most people hate having to weigh and measure their food portions. To save time, get a plate that has three section in it. The largest section should be for your salad/veggies serving, one of the smaller ones is for your protein serving and the other one is for your carbs/starches.
No fair piling on the food though it has to fit inside the section neatly
I had a rough day, yesterday, more than doubled my calorie allowance for the day and today I went to the home town county fair, with a resolve to be good. I did it! :-D Plus Thanksgiving dinner!
How I did it, I went with a plan to treat myself to one fair food, and to make it count. I got a sausage on a bun, loaded with sauteed onions and peppers. I felt it was ok to have a caramel apple for a treat.
Then went to mother in law's for dinner. I had a slice of ham, about a half of a...
butternut squash, a chocolate chip cookie and a pepsi. I'm about ready for bed and I can still eat another 200 calories, if I'd like! I'll be just fine without!! I'm not going to win any nutrition prizes today, but considering, I'm very proud, anyway!!!
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