Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
Food spoils--and quickly! When thinking about your own kitchen, you may not view the food you toss or the leftovers you never eat as money down the drain, but food waste has a major impact on your bank account and the environment. The Natural Resourc... Read more
"Eat your fruits and vegetables." We've heard it all of our lives. If only it were so simple.
Our bodies crave fruits and vegetables more than just about any other food because we tend to get far fewer of them than we need. We ofte... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite... Read more
...or mix the fruit, yogurt, peanut butter into a smoothie and thin with the milk of your choice (I love cashew milk for this, regular milk has more protein but if you're having yogurt too, that's got protein, especially Greek yogurt). :-)... Read more
Does anyone else not log any raw fruits and veggies they eat?? In Weight Watchers, a lot of those foods are zero points so I carry that mentality over to here. The only one I log are bananas! Anyone else??... Read more
So on day 3 of low carb, fresh fruits, veggies and lean meats meal change. Previously fast food and restaurant dining. My body feels depleted and my muscles feel fatigued. Drinking water plenty.Multi Vitamin suggestions anyone?... Read more
Went to Walmart got me some salads and fruit to eat for lunch at work, it's hard to find stuff for work because I'm a 3rd shift RA and I don't want anything heavy, so I'm trying different salads, fruit and veggies hope it helps ??... Read more
Excellent flavor. Great snack.At $2 a bag, it's a bit pricey but it's great to keep in the car to prevent a trip to the drive-thru.A 1oz bag of BananaMon (banana cinnamon) is 110 cals and provides 3* servings of fruit with only 2mg sodium. It's fruit... Read more
One of the earliest lessons my parents taught me was to eat what's in season. Being from a farm family, you quickly learn that if food is not harvested at its peak it either goes rotten in the field or becomes a meal for birds, insects, or... Read more
The 2010 U.S. dietary guidelines recommend that all Americans eat more fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet. Government guidelines aside, you surely grew up with your mom telling you to eat your vegetables. Or maybe you even hear it now fr... Read more
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