My #1 Tip (Well, there's actually 2)

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Nature-Chick

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 25 Mar 2013, 14:52
Tip #1:
Invest in nice, quality Tupperware. That's my trick. I have lots of beautiful, cute, fun little jars, containers, and the like. The point of having these beautiful little storage containers is that I have build in portions, I can pack small snacks, and they are small enough that I can eat them anywhere and stay full throughout the day instead of gorging at meal times. I also have some cool water bottles and to-go cups. I keep them filled with water, tea, or black coffee. I've been told that i'm weird for just drinking hot water, but I find it so calming, satisfying, and comforting.

Tip #1, too (hehe, punny):
Try your best not to eat anything heavy after 6 pm. If you need a little snack later on hit up your friend the fridge for some sexy fruit or veggies. a banana with chia seeds a drizzle of honey and a dash of plain yogurt is seriously as good as ice cream. no, really!
along with this tip comes the usual tip about downsizing your plates. I go one step further and use half seized utensils. This makes everything seem more like a delicacy and I tend to savor it and put my spoon down between bites (i don't really like forks. I know it's bizarre. feel free to tease me about it haha. i laugh at it myself).


Welp, that's all, folks. Hope it's helpful. I find it makes a HUMONGOUS difference.
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lj1234

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 24

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Posted: 25 Mar 2013, 18:11
Im with you on the small containers, I have some great Glass ones that I go from a Japanese store which is great for grabing a portion of snacks to take to work.

Not sure about the small utensils would just make me feel like a giant. hehe.

Laura
nicolaaaa197...

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 26 Mar 2013, 05:41
I like to use a small spoon somehow seems to make what your eating seem to lat longer. Lol
yankgal46

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 06:44
I use a plate for my salads and arrange all the extra veggies around the edges.Just makes it pretty and it feels more gourmet.
staciehagood

Joined: Feb 11
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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 11:31
Also trying using a blue plate. The color blue is shown to curb appetite making you eat less.
StaceiB

Joined: Dec 11
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Posted: 08 Apr 2013, 18:11
I really like the idea of small cutlery! ! I use small plates so definitely going to try small cutlery Wink
Stacei



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