Natural Sugar Alternatives

alternative natural sweeteners

Wanting to cut back on sucralose, aspartame, saccharine, or plain old sugar?  How about trying some natural sweeteners?  I found stevia gets knocked off its horse when it comes to an actual taste test… Continue reading

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Make A Salad Base

make salad in containers with bagged veggies

Want to eat more vegetables?  Here’s a way to quickly have salads ready for easy customizing at meal time… Continue reading

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Portion Control Containers

have single portion containers on hand

Eating more than your fair share?  Having the right tools will help you keep your portion sizes under control.  I find it helpful to have an assortment of reusable containers with lids for portion control. Continue reading

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Measure Out Your Cereal

portioning out cereal

So you try to start off your day with a bowl of whole grain bran or other nutritious sounding cereal, but how big is the actual serving size you ate?  Today’s large dishware encourages portion distortion. Continue reading

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Drink Your Water

drink more water by having it with your vitamins

The meal plan I was following recommended I drink 8 (1-cup) glasses of water a day, but how does one make that a habit that fits into the day.  I found by choosing a vitamin with a 2 or 3 per day dosage gave me the perfect opportunity to get half Continue reading

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