Each week I make fresh batches of healthy tuna salad and vegetable soup. I also have lots of fresh fruit, cut vegies and healthy crunchy snacks around. I'm more likely to choose healthy lunch f ood if there is a variety of prepared, easy options available for me to "grab and go." (see recipe links)
Tuna salad recipe: http://recipes.sparkpeople.c om/recipe-detail.asp?rec ipe=323203
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If you're like me then ice cream is one of your biggest weaknesses. After a meal I crave something cold and sweet. I've found that frozen yogurt is a good alternative.... as in, take your Dannon and stick it in the freezer. It comes out rock hard but after about 30 seconds in the microwave it breaks up enough to get a spoon through it. Even better is GoGurt, if you have it, it's like eating a creamy otter pop. You can also make your own popcycles, all you need is a mold and some sticks!
Gotta love a completely guilt free dessert!
I measure or weigh my portions of grapes, raisins, almonds, etc. according to the serving size on the package & put them into my hand to teach myself what a true serving looks & feels like. This way if I snack/graze, I have an idea of how many calories and servings I'm consuming of a certain food.
I have a food scale that I use, and I keep my measuring cups and spoons handy.
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