For those of you who eat oatmeal for breakfast but feel it in not filling...add more water and simmer a little longer. The same amount of oatmeal will double in bulk,
For more nutrition add pumpkin, or applesauce, dried cranberries or raisins...pumpkin pie spices or cinnamon. A tablespoon of peanut butter and a tablespoon of dark chocolate chips make it Yummo. Add a package of diet Hot Cocoa Mix. Just add in the extra calories
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I keep measuring cups, measuring spoons, etc., in a bowl in on my countertop. This makes it easy for me to find the measurer I want, without digging through drawers or dish drainers for them. It makes meal and snack prep much faster for me. A food scale in a handy spot also helps!
Using measuring cups, spoons, and a food scale help keep calorie and nutrient counts more accurate on days that I use the food tracker.
I find healthy substitutions for my favorite indulgences. Small protein shake serving (flavored w assorted extracts, spices or cocoa powder) frozen in place of my regular ice cream cravings. Using applesauce or pumpkin in baking instead of oils or butter.
Lets me feel like i'm still enjoying my favorite foods for a large fraction of the the calories and fats9
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