Whether you're watching your own diet or want to make sure your kids don't overfill their breakfast bowls, this simple trick puts portion control right on the side of your cereal or snack container so that you don't inadvertently serve yourself too much. A couple of removable adhesive hooks and a few measuring cups, and every bowl of cereal or handful of snacks is perfectly portioned.
Julia, the writer who offered up this tip, used half-cup measuring cups for her cereal containers and told her young children that two scoops of cereal is a single serving.
You can see another example at the link below. What do you think? Worth trying at home? How would you improve on the idea? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
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