Hmmm.. I really need to add more salads to our menu too. Thanks for reminding me.
10/13/12 6:52 A
You're inspiring me to start getting more creative with salads; it doesn't sound like a chore at all the way you describe it!
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Hi there Sparkers. By tracking my food, I've noticed that I don't get as many fruits and veggies as I thought I did. So, yesterday, when I really wanted to eat something else that only had a half serving of fruit, I consciously decided to have salad (it was already made and everything) and measured out four cups of greens, 3/4 cups of fresh raspberries, 1 oz of mixed nuts and when I was tempted to just pour on "a bit" of my husband's diet dressing, I got out my new measuring spoons, measured a tablespoon of dressing (which wasn't very much) went to have another one, stopped, looked at the calorie count and decided not to. I didn't even miss it. I loved my salad and got in all my fruits and veggies for a change! Spark Cheers! Woo Hoo! :-)
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