When trying to figure out how to measure 5oz or 6oz or any odd measurement like that for my orange juice, I noticed that my son's cups from restaurants tend to have ounces measured on the side. This is a quick way to measure my morning juice or tea without pulling out measuring cups.
I found the cups mainly at red robin. My mother loves to go there with my son and he gets to bring the cup home. Each ounce line is marked with a cute little saying and is a big help in getting just the right amount.
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Portion Control: Know the Difference between Measuring Volume & Weight
Every once in awhile my brain dysfunctions, and I get confused about measuring my food for portion control. I know that 2 cups = 16 ounces or 1 pound, and almost tried to weigh 1 pound of lettuce! lol My math was correct, but 16 ounces can be either volume or weight. Cups measure volume. 40
It is much quicker to measure and track most foods in grams or ounces. It cuts a step out of measuring yogurt (no measuring cup as a middle man), and really, how many whole green beans are there in a cup??
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