Peanut butter may be a household staple, but spreads made from other nuts and seeds can add nutrients and variety to your diet.
Peanut butter has that ideal balance between sweet and salty, making it the perfect companion for everything from who... 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
It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick... Read more
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Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may... Read more
It IS hard!! My breakfast = almonds and a banana. His breakfast = cinnamon roll and bacon. Ugh. He's healthy most of the time so I didn't knock him on his breakfast choice but uuuuugh! Lol... Read more
Stick with it. Eat more fat. Use butter, avocado liberally. You may feel sluggish for a few days even up to a week but it will pass. Your body is adjusting to burning fat instead of sugar. check out some low carb teams on spark. They are helpful... Read more
Grab a handful of walnuts they will calm you down and so will almonds and pistachios. Really, and they are good for your heart with all the Omega 3's. Switching frompeanut Butter to Almond butter on tense days will help too!... Read more
Apples, fresh, 1 medium (2-3/4" dia) Almond Butter, 1 TFlaxseed, 1/2 tbspSunflower Seeds, with salt added, 1/4 ozPumpkin Seeds, 0.5 oz (43 seeds) 317 calI just cut up apple... dip it in the almond butter or the seeds or both. I love the crunch and I... Read more
For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes.
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Remember when Coach Nicole interviewed her friend Kelly, who participated in a figure competition? During her brutal training, she ate a very restrictive diet. One of the few foods she really loved was fancy almond and peanut butter made with flaxsee... Read more
Nut butters have become popular in the health world in recent years—and for good reason! Nut butter is a great source of healthy fats, which are important for regulating your energy, mood, and even your weight. However, some nut butters also de... Read more
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