To avoid sneaking bites of the meals or dough of the foods that I make (which add up quickly and are hard to track), I chew mint gum while I am working.
It keeps my mouth busy, I don't want to ruin my gum and the mint kills other tastes as well as making my mouth taste nice and clean. All of these things keep me from constantly sneaking bites.
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If you're like me then ice cream is one of your biggest weaknesses. After a meal I crave something cold and sweet. I've found that frozen yogurt is a good alternative.... as in, take your Dannon and stick it in the freezer. It comes out rock hard but after about 30 seconds in the microwave it breaks up enough to get a spoon through it. Even better is GoGurt, if you have it, it's like eating a creamy otter pop. You can also make your own popcycles, all you need is a mold and some sticks!
Gotta love a completely guilt free dessert!
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