Sometimes, general dining out strategies can only help so much. When you eat at a privately-owned or ethnic restaurant, there’s no pamphlet or website with nutritional information. How do you know what to order, especially when you don’t... Read more
It’s almost impossible to drive down the street today without being ambushed by a few themed restaurants and fast-food joints ready to throw a burger down your throat and ruin your best nutritional intentions. But in this ruthless wilderness, y... Read more
This is the story of an unassuming electrician working hard at a city zoo. He was not known as the kind to stir up trouble, but as mounting injustice swirled around him, he couldn't help himself. He wrote and published a couple of essays expr... Read more
What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?
While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th... Read more
You've slimmed down your recipes, made healthy food swaps, and integrated vegetables into your meals. But do you ever feel like your food is missing something? When you finish eating, do you ever wonder why a meal just didn't hit the spot?
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I like to make cakes and have a few birthday and graduation cakes to make this week for family. How do you get thru it without eating all that amazing frosting? Who knew crisco, butter and powder sugar could taste like heaven!! But seriously, this... Read more
I am having a horrible year! I just lost two friends in the span of two months, and i just found out a friend I consider to be a brother passed away from heart problems on tuesday. I am having a hard time staying on track, when things like this happe... Read more
I am a coke-a-holic. 4 to 5 cokes (20oz) a day. When I started my lifechange, I quit drinking cokes. I have been 5 months now without one coke. The one thing that saved me was lemon jiuce in the bottle. I now drink 4\5 32 oz. Containers of lemon wate... Read more
The Mind over Body article was a real help to me. I highly recommend you to read it all the way through and bookmark it for the future. It has a lot of good information and I couldn't agree more with the fact that we are not on a diet plan but a li... Read more
It just dawned on me a day or 2 ago that I eat 99% of my food while I'm distracted. Whether it's watching TV, checking Facebook/Sparkpeople, reading...I'm doing anything but concentrate on my food. I've also realized that I eat my food really fast.... Read more
We all know that when traveling it can be a bear eating healthy - or eating as healthy as you can.We've been on vacation for the past 10 days & I've been surprised by the restaurants that have changed their menu to attract the nutrition conscious.On... Read more
In our ongoing Food on the Run series, we have taken a closer look at many popular fast food chains as well as some that are up and coming. Many have had entrees that focused on burgers, chicken, noodles or burritos. Today we take a broader look at a... Read more
P.F. Chang's is a Chinese bistro that offers an eclectic variety of options. There are some good points to Chinese cuisine in general--it's usually stir-fried, it contains some healthy veggies, and portions tend to be smaller (as long a... Read more
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