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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,...
 
Cooking

I had a request - "Mom, can you make tomato soup?" Okay - and so anyone who knows me, knows that I am not going to buy canned tomato soup because of the high sodium content. So, I bought a box of pomodoro tomatoes, without added salt. And I...
 

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Cooking

Using canned beans for meals makes sense for a lot of reasons. For one, they are probably the healthiest protein food you can eat - they are high in fiber, many nutrients and phytochemicals - and they don't contain saturated fat. It is even easy to find canned beans with no added salt. For a ... What to do with a can of beans
Cooking

I found these in the Walmart Superstore and decided to give them a try for dinner - and what a winner!! They were eaten so fast I couldn't get a picture of the finished meal but I promise I will make them again and come back and put one here. If you click on the ... Turkey Tenderloins – WINNER DINNER!


Many processed chips, cookies, bars and dessert type items indicate a one ounce serving size on their Nutrition Facts Panel. I find this to be very telling about the calorie density of packaged foods. Here are the calories in various fruits and vegetables, per one ounce: Apple - 14...