this change ensures you drink more water over the day
when it comes to dinner by making a weekly meal plan at the start of the week. You are less inclined to choose takeaways if you already have a meal planned - routine really is your friend!
onto a kebab sitck for a healthy dessert
for meatless meals or to bulk out casseroles, mince and other meat dishes
to each meal to reach your 5+ a day
ask for input from the family - making favourite dinners healthier is a great skill to share and teach
by adding baby spinach and other greens to homemade pizza, mince and pasta dishes
leave the skin on and just use a spray of oil
Make a big batch and freeze in portions
you need at least 3 handfuls a day
so you are ready to go for a healthy day tomorrow
to easily reduce your serving size
to provide you with an easy lunch option for the next day
at social gatherings
or trim all the visible fat before you start to cook
and put in the fridge BEFORE you eat dinner. That way you will be less inclined to eat more than you need and you already have your lunch sorted for the next day
as a treat so you have control of the amount of fat added and bump up those vegetables!
into your family meals and fussy eaters will never know!
they are cheaper and more tasty!
for those occasions you run out of vegetables at the end of the week, when some vegetables are expensive or for an easy addition to a meal
so you wake up ready for a healthy breakfast the next day
Aim for at least one meal per day with the screens turned off. This is a great way to spend time together as a family and a chance for adults to role model healthy eating habits
when serving the dinner meal (1/4 plate carbohydrate - pasta/potato/rice, 1/4 plate protein - meat/chicken/fish/vegetarian option, and 1/2 plate colourful vegetables)
for when you go out to avoid making unhealthy choices
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