How to Save 1,000 Calories to Splurge Later
7. Halve Your Rice
Halve the amount of rice you have with your stir-fry. A cup of rice (200 calories) is technically two servings of grains, actually. Which is fine: even if you're eating only 1,200 calories—the lowest calorie level that's considered healthy—you still need six servings of grains a day. But if you're trying to bank calories, it’s a place to cut back.
Try It: A Delicious 1,200-Calorie Diet Meal Plan to Lose Weight
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