5 Ways to Organize Your Kitchen for Weight Loss Success

5 Ways to Organize Your Kitchen for Weight Loss Success

Food packages come in different shapes and sizes, which can take up more room than needed in your cabinets. “Remove food from their boxes and put them in individual, clear, like-size containers Not only will you gain space, but by using clear containers, you will know when you are running low and need to replenish your stock,” suggests Marcus. If you don’t want to forget the exact brand/instructions/nutritional info of the items, cut the label off the box and adhere it to the containers. Marcus also recommends that you could add a small hook to the container and hang a measuring spoon right on the container if it’s a food you always have to measure out. But while we have your attention about packaged products, we beg you to make sure you’re not eating any of these 26 Worst Foods in America 2016!

2 Adjust your cabinets and fridge shelves.
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Repeat this mantra: You can make your kitchen work for you! “In most cases, your shelves in both your cabinets and refrigerator are adjustable! Set them to fit the needs of the items you want on them,” says Marcus. “Don’t just accept that you have to put an item somewhere inconvenient just because it ‘didn’t fit.’ You’re flexible and so is your kitchen.”

3 Label your freezer.
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It sounds simple enough, and yet so many people don’t do this. If you’re all about making extra food so you have leftovers to freeze for later—or you just know to keep certain things frozen, like bread (which turns it into a resistant starch!—Marcus says to be sure you label it with the date you popped it in the freezer.14 Grow your own herbs.
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There’s nothing like the satisfaction (and zen effect) of growing your own food. Herbs are one of the easiest things you can cultivate on your own—even if you don’t have a backyard for a full garden.”Keep small pots of planted herbs like mint, parsley, and basil around your kitchen and sink so you’ll always have fresh flavors and garnishes on hand to throw into any meal or dessert at any given time,” says Griffin. And better yet? It’ll give your kitchen both an appealing look and aromatic touch!

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5 Put your snacks in a specific area.
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Make a designed area for snacks in the pantry. “I recommend have this as an enclosed space instead of left out in the open,” says Ciorciari. “Inside, keep items that you feel are tasty and fairly healthy, but ones that don’t trigger a ‘snack attack’ and leave you spiraling out of control. Out of sight, out of mind. If you know it’s a trigger food before you buy it, let it be in the store for some time before allowing it rental space again in your kitchen!” For some great options, check out these 25 Best New Clean Eats You Can Buy Online.

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