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I hate taking the time to make a salad but I found if I cut up my lettuce ahead of time and place it in an airtight container with paper towels on the top and bottom, the lettuce stays crisp and fresh for days. Whenever I want a salad, I place a little on my plate and just add the extras!
I sub all of my ground beef with turkey. I think it tastes even better than beef and I do not even miss it!
Don't think of foods as good/bad but healthy/unhealthy. Rate from 1-10 & make healthy substitutions!
Corn Pops - New with Fiber = sugary snack, low in calories, high on taste and nutritional value!
I get steamer bags, prep my veggies for the week , store them in the steamer bags with a tablespoon of water. then take out throw in Microwave and in a snap I have veggies for my meal with no extra dishes to wash. They stack well in the fridge. The bag has micro time on outside of bag for common veg...
When eating soups ditch the soop spoon and eat it with a small spoon! This helps you eat longer letting your body get the "full feeling" faster.
When I was younger my grandma would say to eat flushing foods. These are foods that are high in fiber and flush out your system. They help keep you fuller longer and they keep you regular.
ARE BANANA CHIPS GOOD FOR YOU?
When shopping for groceries, stick to the ouside perimeter of the store... this is were all of the good, unprocessed foods tend to be, like milk and fruits and veggies!
I love the vegetable steamers you do in the microwave. Our local Wal-Mart carries different brands. I work long hours and I can have a hot mea1 ready in minutes. The rice and broccoli and mixed vegetables are great.