Does it seem like you have a million graduation parties to attend? Your cousin from high school, your sister from college, your friend from graduate school or maybe even you! Graduation is a time of celebration and change and central to every graduation party is the food, which, if you aren’t mindful about how much - can change your figure. Buffet tables lined with taco bars, dessert trays, foot-long sandwiches, chips, dips and cheeses could make anyone weak in the knees…or should I say mouth. Don’t worry! You don’t have to steer clear of the food table…just don’t become it’s best friend!
Fill up on fun, not food using these simple tips:
-Don’t go to a party hungry…there is no doubt you will eat more than your share and maybe catch a few looks after your 4th trip down the line.
-Use a small plate. This will make it look like you have more than you really do.
-Drink ...WATER. Don’t fill up on alcoholic drinks or soda. Those both have a lot of calories and can increase the amount of food you consume…use moderation (trust me, you don’t want to start dancing on the buffet table)
-Head for the fruits and vegetables. Choose dishes such as the grilled vegetables or fresh fruit bowl to go wild, not the tray of brownies.
-Socialize! The more people you talk to, the less time you’ll have to eat.
Lastly, don’t forget to bring a gift for the hard working graduate. Everyone appreciates a reward for his or her efforts. Rather than giving the typical card-with-cash, try something more creative….
The FIRST KITCHEN DVD is a perfect gift for a graduate whether high school, college, or even grad school. It is a great tool for getting started in the kitchen and learning how to cook tasty, healthy, inexpensive and easy food in the comfort of your own kitchen. Let the FK team help you make this graduation season easy and rewarding…you may even get invited over for dinner after they’ve watched the First Kitchen DVD.
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