The menu usually features rich curries, creamy sauces, a variety of intense flavors, and many vegetarian dishes. Spices play an important role.
Rice is a staple of many dishes. A variety of breads... Read more
From hot summer days through those cool early fall months, farmers markets are in full swing, yielding a bounty of beautiful, fresh, local produce. Visiting a farmers market is a lovely weekend outing, but there are many other reasons... Read more
You can use the SparkPoints you earn on the site to buy virtual “goodies” for yourself and other SparkPeople members. Use them to reward yourself for working hard to achieve your healthy goals (with a vacation, a new wardrobe, or haircut)... Read more
''The best things in life are free, But you can give them to the birds and bees, I want money, That's what I want, That's what I want.'' In 1959, these words were written by Barrett Strong in a song called ''Money (Tha... Read more
If you’re buying California-grown organic strawberries because you know organic food is better for the environment, then you might want to reconsider your purchase—or at least your motivations. While choosing organic over "conve... Read more
Craving processed sugar so hardcore. Bought a pear and a pluot and havent taken a bite yet. Want processed sugar...chocolate, caramel, something! Not yogurt or fruit or italian ice. Urgh tired of dieting!... Read more
I got home and someone bought a case of grocery store muffins. 24 muffins! I can only assume there was a sale, but really 24? No nutritional value, astronomical calories, don't even taste good, and yet now I want one. Time for some will power.... Read more
Update: I went on Friday too! I bought my own membership and plan on going every day I work. I'm walking on my lunch breaks too so maybe this is the kick I need to fix my bad habits and start new, good ones! Thanks guys and gals!... Read more
Had to buy the chocolate slimfast this time. I'm very picky with shakes, and I never like chocolate shakes, so I was very leary! But today has started out great! I'm down 1lb, and this chocolate shake tastes amazing!!... Read more
During and after pregnancy, I gained 20kgs...from 57kg to 77.8 kgMy desparate move started 10days ago to stop sweets and thinking positive...today I am 700gms less..Hope to continue the same speed to be healthy and get back into shape.... Read more
My Avurveda Doctor, Sunanda Tai advises the use of 1-2 tbsps.of Butter or Ghee daily with your Meals restricting the use of any Oil to minimum.This is because it easier for the Body to break this down and absorb it since this is a Natural By Produc... Read more
Converting to a Paleo or primal lifestyle means, among other things, you'll be spending a lot more time cooking. To really be sure you're getting the best, wholesome meals, it's best to make them yourself. We've put together this lis... Read more
Rethink your shopping list with these tips for dishing up a nourishing meal.Problem #1: "Healthy foods are too pricey."Cut back on organic. Just buy it for foods on the newly extended "Dirty Dozen" list—produce with the... Read more
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