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Bought 2 different sets of Fit & Fresh containers through Spark store & since I have to be in classes Tu/Th for 12 hours, I pack my 2 meals & 2 snacks, & everything stays cold with the ice packs included. I LOVE them & have gotten several inquiries.
We freeze everything possible in half cup portions in muffin tins; brown rice, chili, soups, meat sauce, even bran muffins. Once frozen we take them out of the tins and put them into labeled freezer bags. When it's time to use them we just figure how many half cup muffins we need.
The purchase of a "Bakers scale" means that you can weigh fluid oz and grams. A little different from the one that just does grams. It is a great time saver and very, very useful in the weight loss and keeping you on track. Bought one today, had been looking and came across this kind of scale!
Ever since reading the SP article re: diversity of the Japanese & their eating, including 30 different items eaten in a day using different colors, textures, I've made it a goal to "eat 30." Salads, soups with veggies, ww pasta with veggies, plus plenty of fruits. Can't believe how easy it is!
Purchase small, ready to go snack portions of chips instead of large bags. It costs a little more but your servings are clear. It is easy to eat three or four servings from a large bag without realizing it but you are not so likely to eat three small bags of chips!