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I'm putting this under motivation because it was a FANTASTIC motivator! I put my favorite pie recipe [Dixie Pie] in the nutritional calculator and it became MUCH LESS favorable when I found out the calories and fat content for ONE piece! Even if I divided the pie into 15 small pieces, it still had: 344 calories and 23.6 grams of fat! This pie suddenly lost ALL its appeal! emoticon

- Submitted by NORTHWOODSMOM8 12/26/2010 in Motivation | 6 Comments
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OSMILE12 12/27/2010 3:21:00 PM

    That was the only way I overcame y addiction to ranch salad dressing, Ice cream, and mayonaise. YOU HAVE NO IDEA how much of these I used to eat... now the thought of them makes me shudder emoticon
KBUCKMASH 12/27/2010 12:15:00 AM

    Great idea
DBKLINKNER 12/26/2010 2:46:00 PM

    I have done the same and am suddenly satisfied with less, taking the time to enjoy whatever it is. Friends don't want to know how many calories are in their recipes, but I think we all need to be cognizant of our fuel--healthy is better.
GERAPTIKO 12/26/2010 12:57:00 PM

    I've done that with my favorite cheese fries from a drive thru. They were 1000 cal's for the regular size, and I used to buy the large size.
EVERLEARNING 12/26/2010 12:41:00 PM

    I've done that with a couple of recipes, too!
It's quite an eye opener, isn't it?

VISUALLYRICS 12/26/2010 12:32:00 PM

    I would too!
good for you! emoticon

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