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Thanks for the great tips.
There are really practical ideas here. Very useful.
These tips are helpful!
Absolutely Love my fruits and veggies
Cracked me up to see on the suggested list of how to add more veggies was when having a pizza to load it up with veggies and pineapple. I LOVE my pizza that way. Drives husband crazy so I add double fruit and sit near him to eat it! My bad!
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action. - William James ~ 3/6/18
Love my freggies
As a steak and potato person, it always bothers me that these articles don't include potatoes! I am not much of a snacker, and fruits on the counter stay there until they attract the fruit flies, but not me. But they are great for losing weight because half a cup of just about any fruit or veg and I lose interest in eating. And after a few days I lose any appetite and can keep going until I am down the needed amount.
I like to make smoothies and include my fruits and veggies in them.
Didn't eat enough veggies today
I find I can even ignore the fruit bowl but if I cut it up and leave it on the counter, same with say a carrot (already washed), I'm way more likely to grab it first.
I don't have babies anymore but I still buy baby food...pureed carrots and sweet potatoes are great to throw into pasta sauce, meatloaf, chili, etc. I'm getting extra veggies into me and my kids, and they're none the wiser! It's cheaper to puree your own, but I use coupons and sales to stock up because it's so much more convenient.
So easy to sauté veggies and make a scrambled egg.
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