How to Eat Less: Becoming Portion Aware

The eleventh Healthy Habits challenge: Be portion aware. Find simple strategies that can help you eat a little less—without even thinking.

Properly Portioned Recipes

From portion-friendly snacks to low-calorie entrees, find recipes to help you control your portions.

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Steak Hash with Poached Eggs

Web-Exclusive Portion-Friendly Recipes

See all the portion-friendly recipes featured in the Healthy Habits section of the November 2011 issue.


Raspberry-Ricotta Waffle

Healthy Office Snacks

Pack these healthy snacks (each less than 200 calories) to keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the work day.


Bagel with Peanut Butter

12 Healthy Snacks

RD-Approved: Improve mood, boost energy, and satisfy cravings with these good-for-you treats.


Arctic Char and Vegetables in Parchment Hearts Recipe

Cooking Fish in Parchment

Cooking fish en papillote—in parchment paper—yields moist, tender results with little fuss. The key is a folded seal on the paper packet.


Low-Cal Oatmeal Toppings

100-Calorie Oatmeal Toppings

Get bold at breakfast with these super stir-ins.


Burger Patty Protein Facts

100-Calorie Burger Toppings

Try one of these low-cal burger toppings, from the American Standard to Grecian Gourmet.


Low-Cal Cumin-Coriander Sirloin Steak

250-Calorie Entrées

Start with a main dish that’s lower in calories, pair with simple roasted or steamed vegetables or a salad, and you’re on the road to a healthy dinner any night of the week.


Low-Cal Creamy Garlic-Herb Dip

Low-Calorie Dips & Spreads

Whether you’re hosting or bringing snacks for a party, feel good about these low-cal dips that all clock in under 125 calories.


Under 100 Calorie Appetizer: Mini Corn Bread Crab Cakes with Lemon-Caper Sauce

Healthy Appetizers Under 100 Calories

This stellar collection of party-worthy appetizers proves you can have your fun without overindulging.


Indulge Your Sweet Tooth for Less Than 150 Calories

Treats Under 150 Calories

Go ahead, indulge yourself with our best low-calorie cookies, desserts, and brownies. 

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