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When I first tried changing my eating habits, some of the food I was making seemed so unappealing and bland that it felt like a punishment. I started dressing up my meal presentation, as if my simple lunches were something I might get in a nice deli or cafe. It was the same food, but now I was looking at it as something to look forward to rather than a less appealing alternative to what I really wanted. As a bonus, my smaller portion sizes look right.

- Submitted by CHRISTINA791 11/5/2010 in Staying Positive | 2 Comments
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LADYBUGFIRE 11/5/2010 12:45:00 PM

    i'm a visual person so if it looks pretty i'm more likely to dig into it. it's almost time to go 'decorate' my lunch. :)
DULCIMERQUEEN 11/5/2010 12:26:00 PM

    Presentation does matter. Last night I put cottage cheese and blueberries in a crystal stemmed dish and topped it with some sliced almonds. My husband asked me to make him one!

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