Why portion control matters
A Note on Ps. They give men at birth both evil and good moments, and they punish not only men but also gods for their sins. I LOVE these baggies! Can we even call them sugar cookies? The purposes for which I used the snack-pak sacks are no longer being met.
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Use these eight tips to get started. Don't skip meals If you're starving, you're more likely to eat an extra-large portion. For most people, the best plan is to eat three well-designed meals and one snack. Measure and weigh food Get out those measuring cups! Know your "rules of thumb" Did you know that 3 ounces of lean meat is equivalent to a deck of cards? And 1 cup of breakfast cereal is about the size of a fist?
This info is crucial, particularly when you need to choose the right portion size quickly. For a handy cheat sheet, print and carry this serving size card from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The simpler and clearer you can make your recommendations, the more likely clients are to follow them.
So, instead, why not share these guidelines? How much easier can healthy, individualized eating be? Our next group kicks off shortly. Plus the ability to turn that knowledge into a thriving coaching practice.
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Want to listen instead of read? Is it even worth: All you need is the ability to count to two. And your own hand. Here how it works: Your palm determines your protein portions. Your fist determines your veggie portions.
Your cupped hand determines your carb portions. Your thumb determines your fat portions. And always always Easter dessert.
Not even eating it so much, which of course I enjoy, but the actual making and creation of it. The prepping, the baking, the presentation. I was casting around for what I wanted to make this year and I kept seeing these pretty little cookie cups on Instagram, filled with cheesecake or whipped cream or pastry cream. Can we even call them sugar cookies?
Well, they are sugar c00kie-esque so I am going with it. And since lemon is so timely for Spring and Easter recipes, I wanted lemon sugar cookie cups filled with a rich lemon pastry cream.
It still sometimes astonishes me that almond flour and coconut flour can be made to look and taste like regular flour. Sure, it takes some ingenuity and I flatter myself that I have some of that. But really, it is remarkable. Kind of makes you think that wheat became the go-to flour for baking purely by historical accident.
And gluten-free to boot! I tried the cookie cups both with and without liners in the muffin tins. I like the look of the smooth sides better, but the ones in the parchment liners released much more easily.
Cookie Dough Easter Eggs. Copycat Easter Cream Eggs. Mini Lemon Cream Cake. Rosemary Garlic Grilled Leg of Lamb. Thank you for this! Putting this on my list for the weekend. As always, great writing and perfect photos! I love my desserts luscious and lemony. These fit the bill perfectly!
Thank you for these, Carolyn. They make me think of my mom, whose birthday was around Eastertime. And wow, did she love lemon! You are on a ROLL lately! These look amazing and I will be trying them right away. And thanks for being such a great BRM partner! If I make these in my mini muffin pan, would it make 24, or more than that? Now I want to know what you put in your Easter eggs. Fun for elementary school age, obviously not for toddlers. I probably have to wait a couple years for the joke eggs.
Might you experiment with some different flours? What about Cassava or Tiger Nut? Love what you do! Boy was I sad thinking I had to give up all my favorites. You are a baker after my heart! Is there a substitute or is it completely necessary? In this recipe, you might be okay without it. Do you have a brand of xanthan gum that you like to use? I want to buy some and I know it will last a while, but I want to get one that is your tried and true, because, your recipes always work when I follow them to the letter.
You should get the degree symbol. I hope it works for you. Thanks for all you do for us!