Figure-Friendly Lunch Ideas Part III: Eating Out

I started to write this post several months ago and then left it on the back burner because I felt that I had not yet mastered the art of eating out without consuming way too many calories and sabotaging my weight loss efforts. In fact, I pretty much avoided the issue altogether by bringing my lunch to work every day, avoiding as many lunch meetings as possible, and then saving all of my extra...

Figure-Friendly Lunch Ideas Part II: Making the Most of Leftovers

Taking leftovers to work is hardly a novel idea.  In fact, there are very few novel ideas in the world  - whether we're talking about writing or food.  However, from time to time, I find myself rediscovering and getting inspired by old ideas that really work.  For example, for dinner tonight, I had a turkey meatloaf sandwich.  It sounds like I consumed a million calories in a diner,...