Cook Same Meal For Everyone, But Have Extras For Those Who Aren'T Trying To Lose
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I prepare the same healthy food for the whole family, but hav "extras" for my husband and daughter, who don't need to lose weight. If we are having pork chops (all visible fat removed), I will have 1/2 sweet potato, but make mashed potatoes and gravy for them occasionally, or even fries. Desserts are usually different; I have yogurt and fresh fruit, they have ice cream and cookies.
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I find that having a scheduled time for exercise, one that everyone knows and has agreed on, is the best way to keep exercising & not lose focus.
Mine is right when I hit the door coming home from work. I run straight into my exercise clothes and head downstairs without stopping. Everyone in the house knows this, & since I've never made an exception, they wait until I'm finished. Its only 45 min or less. Whatever they need can wait.
It is as easy to cook many servings as it is to cook 1 serving. Place extra extra rice in freezer bags in portions. Cook large vegetable & meat dishes. Use freezer meal containers from Dollar Tree to make your own freezer meals. Put a date sticker on them.
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