It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
Pop quiz: Which is better: filet or prime rib? Which is leaner: ground turkey breast or lean ground beef? If you're trying to cut calories or just plain eat healthier, navigating the meat section at your local grocery store can be just as confusi... Read more
"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
How often do you find yourself starving when you get home at night? And how often, as a result, do you grab anything and everything in sight? Why does it seem like we can stay true to our diets so well during the day only to derail when we get home?... Read more
If you're considering giving up meat, you probably already know about the potential benefits of a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle. According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, meatless diets have been shown to reduce th... Read more
Okay, still ate way too many calories, like 300 calories more than I planned. But I exercised and burned 325 cal. I just need to find a good balance. Like exercise in the morning and in between meals. Otherwise, I am losing weight, so yay!... Read more
My first day at Sparks. Hoping to get to a healthy weight. I promise myself to be kind should I mess up, forgive myself and move on. I promise myself to be a good friend to myself. First day;So far so good.;)... Read more
Eating alot of red meat can cause inflammation, Inflamation causes cancer and abnormal glucose metabolism and some people some people crave sugar more after eating red meat. If you eat low glycemic foods and veggies you can curb sugar cravings and I... Read more
Freeze your meats in marinades! I buy meat in bulk, cut off the excess fat and pre chop it then I mix up my marinades myself (so that I can use less fatening items and healthier ingredients) lable the freezer bag with whatever you are mixing up then... Read more
Today is World Vegetarian Day! And while most of us have already eaten at least two meals and maybe a snack or two, there's still one meal left to go meat-free.
While a 100% vegetarian lifestyle might not be for you, we can all benefit from goi... Read more
For the record, let me just state that I am currently sitting in my kitchen, writing this blog, and watching the Simmental cows and calves graze on lush, green pasture land outside my deck window. Yes, many of those calves will end up as retail... Read more
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