That's what I ask the waiter when ordering a salad. And then I just dip my fork into the little cup with the dressing before I pick up the salad from my plate. A very effective way of avoiding unwelcome calories. And, by the way, less dressing makes the salad taste better, anyway ! Enjoy
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We all know eating salad before a main meal is a great way to fill up before an entree. While I always order my dressing on the side, I found that even though you control how much you drizzle on, a lot can be lost as it drips to the bottom of the bowl, or over saturates some areas, then leaves others dry. My go to solution: dip my fork in my dressing (typically a vinaigrette or other type of light, non creamy version). That way I get a bit of dressing flavor in every bite but never over do it.
You'll be surprised how much dressing is left over in that side dish, yet you'll feel like you got much more per bite.
Instead of pouring salad dressing on your food, just dip the tips of the tines of your fork in the dressing before you stick the fork in the salad. This way, you'll have the flavor of the dressing in each bite while saving a lot of calories that your salad would normally be swimming in.
I have found that I eat far less dressing this way. I just ate a caesar with dressing on the side. Using this technique, I only ate 1/4 of the side of dressing instead of dumping the whole thing on my salad.
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