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Spring Diet Decor Tips

Ever think that your dinner party table decor can actually make your guests eat less? With spring approaching, everyone is watching their waistline. Believe it or not, you can set your dinner party table with a few easy tricks to help you and your guests eat less.

You'll want to go for a blue color scheme since it is a vibrant spring color, but because it is also a cooler hue it won't just dress up your space - it will help you curb your appetite!

To set the table, start with your linens and incorporate various shades of blue throughout. You'll want large and small plates as well as opaque bowls. All of these will play a roll in helping you eat less. Learn how!

Shawn's Top Diet Dinner Party Decor Tips

Eating with smaller plates that have cooler hues (think blues, purples) will help you eat less. Smaller plates make smaller portions. Cooler hues such as blues and purples set a calmer mood helping the person to eat slower and not feel rushed.

Using opaque bowls will help you with portion control because you can't really see how much you are eating.

Larger forks will force you to take smaller bites and you won't want to put as much food on your fork.

Small clear bowls for salad will help you eat more of your greens.

Put high calorie beverages in tall skinny glasses. The glass may look big, but you're really consuming a lot less than you think!

Aromatherapy can help curb your appetite. Add mint to your floral arrangements to supress your hunger. Grapefruit or vanilla scented candles on the table will also do the trick!


Follow these skinny tips and your guests won't even know how they lost the weight. Have a delicious and skinny dinner!


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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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