Cooking, MyPlate

For 100 calories of carrots, apples, grapes, oranges, celery, berries and a banana you get to eat a larger portion than with cookies.
 
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We just completed our Portion Control Video DVD and we had a lot of fun in the process and wanted to share our story and photos. We learned a lot about the calories in large portions of every day food. Here is what we learned: Packages of movie snacks,...
 
Food and Health, MyPlate

We are working on our Portion Control DVD and wanted to present a few of the photos taken from the snacking section. We measured 150 calories of chips, cheese puffs and mini cookies and then compared those with 150 calories of carrots, grapes and berries. It is amazing at how much MORE you get to ... Snacking Lesson and Sneak Preview to New Portion Control DVD
 
Cooking, MyPlate

Although I have developed hundreds of recipes and I know how to create them low in fat and sodium, I always learn something new every time I analyze them for their nutrient content. Here are some of my favorite tips I have learned along the way: Canned foods add...