Make good choices. Ask if you can have an extra vegetable instead of rice, potato or pasta & whole wheat instead of white bread. Most restaurant meals are larger than meals eaten at home, so as soon as a meal is before you, ask for a container to take home the leftovers. But, don't wait to see what is leftover. Immediately divide everything in half. Eat the half left on your plate & take the rest home. One exception is if the vegetable or salad portions are...(click title for more info)
...skimpy, you might eat more than half at the restaurant. Skip dessert unless fresh fruit is an option. For a special treat, get a light dessert but share it or take half home. Other options: margarine (or do without,) sugar-free jelly or syrup, lite dressing, Equal, milk (not cream,) etc.
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I have a Food On The Go Pocket Guide that fits in my purse, A guide to making wise choices when eating out. It lists restaurants , healthiest food at that restaurant and calories, fiber etc. I also try and look at this book and a menu before getting to the restaurant4
Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions
Hi All,,,Here is a PDF of the Diabetic Connects Diabetic Holiday Recipe Book of All Occasions. I thought you would all like to see it for the upcoming Holidays...Enjoy ! ! ! PS WATCH OUT FOR THE "FAKE" FOODS & ADJUST ACCORDINGLY. Copy and paste the link in more information.
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