Making Measuring Foods Accurately Makes Food Prep Much Faster.
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I keep measuring tools, cups and spoons in many containers. Many foods are used in specific amounts often So I have 1/4 cup measure in my oat bran. 2 tablespoon in m flax seed. I tablespoon in my grape nuts. I bought inexpensive cups and spoons and instead of cluttering the drawers I open the lid use the tool and throw it back in for the next time you want to use that dry food again. no need to wash till it gets wet. Make certain the utensil is dry before you drop it back in to the glass jar.
I use glass jars so I see how much is in the jar and after a given level I add the new supply to the grocery list. Then I can shop bulk buying stores. I like to add the date of the product so you know how long you have had it. Pat in Maine.
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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.
Keeping most things for breakfast in the same spot makes it easier/faster to get in my nutritious first meal of the day! So I reorganized the following into one place near the coffeemaker: coffee, tea, oatmeal, brown sugar, cinnamon, dried fruits, toasted walnuts, Kashi granola bars (for an extra fast take-off), several mugs, measuring cup/spoon, and a few cereal bowls. This keeps my prep time to a minimum and I am not wandering around the kitchen getting the different items I need.
I nuke my quick oatmeal, so I chose a spot close to the microwave, too! Think about what you need, and then take the step to be unconventional with organization that is personalized for you!
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