Instead of tracking the food I eat AFTER I eat it, I plan out my meals a week in advance.
I take an hour, take stock of what I have in my pantry, and search through SparkRecipes and other recipe sites that offer nutrition facts, finding recipes that look good.
Then, I plan out where those meals will fit into each day, arranging and rearranging until I get the right combo of nutrients for each day.
Finally, I shop based on a list, cook ahead of time, and look forward to eating again!
Leftovers are your friend. There's a "goldilocks" zone for leftovers where they still taste good, but they're not exciting anymore. That's when you really learn to recognize satiation; you're not just eating because it's new and interesting.
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Use the SP nutrition planner / tracker to recaluculate your BMI and calorie requirements. Change your meals around, larger meal at lunch, with a light meal in the evening. Don't waste calories on drinks, take water. Make chunky veg soups, a tastey meal in a bowl very filling, with few calories.
Cut potatoes like fries,cook 5 min cover w/ water on high in microwave,drain,dry,spray pan with Pam,lay fries in single layer,spray with Pam,cover pan,bake 20min @ 450, uncover,bake 20 min more,can be seasoned before baking or sprayed with vinegar when served
these are great whenever a baked potato is on the meal planner, saving the butter or sour cream served with baked potato substituting with cooking spray
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