It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma... Read more
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.
Rice, seafood, lemongrass, p... 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
A combination of African and Spanish cooking, spices and fruits are its signature.
Variety of seafood, spicy meats, tropical fruits, hot peppers, and root vegetables.
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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
We bulk buy protein sources (pork, beef, chicken, seafood) and pick up fresh veggies and fruit as they're in season. Non-organic is usually cheaper. Crock pot meals are your friends, as they'll make a ton of food for not much money and little effort.... Read more
Lean meats and fish. Pork loin, tuna, turkey breast, and chicken are all good sources of lower-fat sources of protein. You can always supplement with a shake if you think that will help, too.... Read more
Easiest way: eat more lean meat (beef/pork/poultry), eggs, and seafood. These options will boost protein without adding too many carbs. I realize they're obvious choices, but no one else mentioned them.... Read more
If you like the flavor of Italian sausage, but don't want all the fat try this: Saute lean pork cutlets in a non-stick skillet with just a tad of olive oil. Before placing in pan season with salt, pepper, garlic, and a few fennel seeds. Yummy! ANd... Read more
Did you resolve to cook more in 2013? Want to branch out from your favorite healthy foods? Here are my top 13 healthy foods you have to try in 2013! Some of these foods will be completelyt new to you; others will simply be new uses for old favorites.... Read more
Pickling is a great way to extend the season and use up extra produce.
If heat or pressure canning is a bit intimidating to you, consider refrigerator pickles instead. You can preserve just about any fruit or vegetable in a salt and vinegar brine,... Read more
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