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Craving Spicy Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Craving Spicy Food.

Build a Better Burrito

Are you and your family craving that spicy, south-of-the-border cuisine? Well, skip the local burrito joint. Those "burritos as big as your head" can contain more than 1,000 calories—even more depending on how many fixings you add...  Read more

Dining Out: Vietnamese Cuisine

Characteristics: Dishes are a mixture of Far East and French flavors, with subtle flavors with fresh—but not overpowering—spiciness. These are not usually very heavy meals. Common Ingredients: Rice, seafood, lemongrass, p...  Read more

Dining Out: Thai Cuisine

Characteristics: Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options. Common Ingredients: These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr...  Read more

Best and Worst Sushi Choices

Sushi, in its traditional form, is rice and fish, which makes it a light and lean meal option. However, as sushi's popularity proliferated in the West, some of its health benefits were lost in translation. All-you-can-eat sushi, deep-fried rolls,...  Read more

How to Turn Salad into a Healthy, Filling Meal

Consider the salad to be the ultimate expression of your creativity in the kitchen. The bowl of greens is your canvas; the ingredients are your paints and brushes. A good salad--one that's packed with wholesome foods and tastes great, too--is...  Read more

Food Bank Donations
Updated 7/21/2014 4:10:17 PM

My employer does a food drive to support the local food bank several times a year. I am wondering what other people donate. My typical donations include things like: bags of rice dry beans canned veggies pasta soup tuna canned chicke...  Read more

start tracking food
Updated 7/20/2014 5:35:19 PM

try eating more salads and yogurts...  Read more

FOODS - A to Z
Updated 7/20/2014 6:28:36 PM

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same foods or variety??
Updated 7/21/2014 2:29:15 PM

I find that when I'm trying to lose weight, one strategy that works is to rely upon a relatively small repertoire of dishes that I know to be tasty, healthy, filling. I generally eat the same breakfast each day (oatmeal and a piece of turkey sausage...  Read more

Foods that travel well and stand up to heat
Updated 7/22/2014 4:55:30 PM

We helped some friends move today and worked our backsides off! I have no idea how much I burned, but am glad I burned a lot. It's hot here - south Alabama - even with the cold front and rain that came through so when deciding if I should pack my l...  Read more

Beating cravings for sweets and chocolate

When you want chocolate try something very spicy, and I mean HOT instead. Your body's mental response to spicy foods is the same as it is with chocolate. What your body is craving is the intensity of flavor. Use Tabasco brand pepper sauce, or your fa...  Read more

Add Hot Sauce to Your Food

I add spicy spriracha or Frank's Hot Sauce to my food at every meal and I see a big difference in my weight loss!4...  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

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We Tried It: Healthy Choice Asian Inspired Café Steamers

With food and fuel prices rising, Healthy Choice says "take in" is in, and take out is out. A frozen meal is certainly more affordable than $6-$10 for a gut-busting little box of Chinese food, but is it more convenient? The trick is to stock up on "t...  Read more