I've done a couple things that have really helped me. I have made my own breakfast sandwiches using slender rounds, egg whites, a tsp of shredded cheese and 1 shredded 60% less fat turkey sausage. I have also shredded all beef hotdogs [extra lean] into brown rice and a scrambled egg white. YUM!
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When cooking and baking I reduce the amount of sugar in the recipe down at least a third. Some recipes can even be made with no sugar at all. I started doing this because I can not stand the taste of the artificial sweeteners.
For recipes that you use frequently, you can taste test until you get a taste you like.
I joined the Army and my entire career and next few years of my life is entirely dependent on me loosing weight and developing a healthy lifestyle. It is a heavy pressure, but I am excited about my future, and optimistic. Fitness related goals also open me up for awesome options for training.
Recipe: 1 part desperation 2 parts desire for change Add 1 recruiter and season with career goals to taste.
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