Monthly Archives: June 2015

Is that food addicting?

 In the News We’ve all had food cravings and rarely does celery top the list. It is foods high in fat or sugar, or highly processed foods that are often on our minds and a new University of Michigan study … Continue reading

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Mini Lasagna

Mini Lasagna 16 oz ground beef (90% lean) 1 can Hunts Garlic and Onion Spaghetti Sauce (or equivalent) 1 tsp dried oregano, divided ½ tsp dried basil 2 cups part skim ricotta cheese (or cottage cheese) 24 small square wonton … Continue reading

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At the Office Strategies

At the office: ▪ Bring portion-controlled lunches and snacks from home. Divided lunch containers or Bento boxes are a great way to do this. Limit lunches eaten out since restaurant meals usually equate with larger portions. ▪ Don’t keep a … Continue reading

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Restaurant Strategies

At a restaurant: ▪ Ask the server to bring you a “to go” container with your food and portion it out before you begin eating. ▪ Rather than ordering an entrée, consider sharing a meal. ▪ A side salad topped … Continue reading

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At Home Strategies

At home: ▪ Use smaller plates, bowls, cups, glasses and even silverware. ▪ Measure food regularly—guessing isn’t accurate. ▪ Slow down meal time. Taste and enjoy your food. ▪ Buy items in single- serving portion sizes or make your own … Continue reading

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