That's absolutely true. So you have to balance food reward with caloric intake.
Originally Posted by RichMahogany
I choose to use spices over added fats in the majority of situations. Salt, pepper, herbs, gravies and citrus juices are lighter and very flavorful. Chicken breast may sound boring, but wrap it in aluminum foil with lemon, garlic and rosemary and bake it in the oven - that's next to zero added calories and it adds volumes of flavor. Not everything has to be covered in bacon grease and butter to be enjoyable. Chicken or beef stock reduced with a tablespoon of potato starch is also a very low calorie gravy that tastes great. Toss in some peppercorns and a sprig of time...yes please.
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