Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
Chocolate and moderation used in the same sentence? I know, it sounds crazy! But these calorie-controlled chocolate fixes will satisfy your cravings without putting a dent in your calorie budget. No longer do you need to resort to fat-laden, triple-c... Read more
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! We are a society of ice cream lovers, with the average American licking her way through almost 5 gallons of the creamy confection each year, according to the Canadian Dairy Info Centre. (Only New Zea... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
There was a time in recent history when the closest Americans willingly came to soybeans was by driving through farm country. The only milk you could find at the grocery store came from cows, and the word “tofu” conjured images of bell-bo... Read more
I've pretty much conquered most of my eating demons over the last five years but still stay here on Spark and another site to support others. One of them posted a link to a BBC site with an interesting test.
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Today is the 27th day in a row that I have exercised 30 minutes or more. Often 60 or more. Most days have involved cardio such as the elliptical machine or running. Some have been more restful, with walking, qigong and stretching. Feeling great!... Read more
I've been following my diet religiously, doing light exercise, (muscle gain is not the cause), I haven't eaten salty foods, I've been drinking my water, (probably tmi) but have had regular BMs and yesterday I woke up and gained three pounds, then th... Read more
I get happy just thinking about warm apple pie with vanilla ice cream. I just tell myself LATER. I can choose to eat fattening foods, but I have to plan them and track them and not eat impulsively and mindlessly. Knowing I CAN have that warm apple... Read more
Protein is an important part of any healthy diet and has been shown to help you feel full longer. But some of the best sources of protein like eggs, chicken and milk aren't easy to carry with you on the go. And having a healthy, protein-pack... Read more
Editor's Note: This is a sponsored blog post written by the SparkPeople team. No matter where you are in your journey, what counts are the little choices you make every day. That’s why Weight Watchers® is proud to offer a delectable lin... Read more
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