Building your ‘perfect’ meal is as easy as using your own hand as a guide. No food scale necessary. With a bit of practice, you can learn to measure appropriate portion sizes by using your hand as a measuring tool, without the need to weigh and measure every single ounce or gram of food that passes your lips.
Let’s throw the word ‘perfect’ out the window. If there is one word that makes me cringe a little, it’s the word ‘perfect,’ because it makes you think that there is only one ideal for which you should be striving. Instead, let’s strive to make the BEST possible meals that we can make for ourselves.
Since the word “diet” has the word “die” in it (diets feel like death, right?), I like to call it flexible eating instead of flexible dieting.
Is living in a constant state of guilt or having a fear of certain foods truly a way to live? Let me answer that for you: No.