Have you ever experienced a feeling of sticker shock when the grocery store cashier announced your total? Do you wonder how such a large percentage of your paycheck fits into a few measly bags? Groceries are expensive, especially these days, when man... Read more
The next time a recipe calls for fresh basil, skip the poor substitute of dried basil, forgo the last-minute dash to the supermarket for some overpriced wilted basil, and just pluck a few tender leaves off of the basil plant you have growing in your... Read more
The results of recent research on honey have the nutrition world a-buzzing. Honey has joined the ranks of foods like chocolate, coffee, and eggs—foods once considered sinful that have recently been proven healthy (in moderation, of course). The... Read more
It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
I really like roasted Brussels sprouts. A little olive oil (or butter), some garlic, salt and pepper, oven at 350 for 15-20 minutes. Spinach is good as a salad base or just sauteed with spices.... Read more
An odd combo, but I buy the steam in bag brussels sprouts (hanover is my preferred brand) and steam them, then use rice wine vinegar on them (3 tbsp for a bag is enough); gives them a nice flavor.... Read more
I've possibly asked this before in the past, as in almost 4 or more years ago. I don't recall the answer and a lot has changed since then.
Is spark looking into a way to add either a Vegan option for the menu planner or to add a box to exclude da... Read more
I was doing some basic research to meet my protein requirements. One thing popped out at me.
100g of raw mung beans have 24g or protein
100g of sprouted raw mung beans have only 3g of protein
Now, I took 100g of raw mung beans (measured by... Read more
Have you tried these? I knew due to grass allergies I could eat very few alfalfa sprouts, but I can eat broccoli sprouts! They are super slow calorie and great on a salad or sandwich.. 140... Read more
Check out the different types of hummus. I was a hummus hater and recently tried edamame hummus. It's really made sandwiches so much better. It also goes really well with avocado and alfalfa sprouts. Half a serving is 45cal and contains some protein.... Read more
As a 19-year-old back in 1983, Jimmy John Liautaud set out to create the world's greatest gourmet sandwich. He created and tested his sandwich ideas on family and friends and eventually opened his first Jimmy John's. This young entrepreneur w... Read more
I love a good burger--turkey, beef, pork, chicken, veggies, you name it! With my current focus on weight training, I think my body is craving extra protein. For me a lean burger is a quick, easy meal that, with added toppings, will never look o... Read more
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