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.
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I couldn't live without my stick blender (immersion blender)- Makes smoothies and soups so much easier to prepare when you don't have to transfer from the blender and clean up is a breeze!
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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