Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded... Read more
Can you boil water? Then you can make whole grains a part of your diet. Whole grains are delicious and nutritious, supplying vitamins, minerals, protein and fiber. And there are many varieties to choose from besides the all-too-common wheat, oats and... Read more
When you're shopping in the grocery store, you may notice that food packages are always labeled with the latest buzz words. When the new food guide pyramid touted the importance of whole grains for example, suddenly words and logos for "whol... Read more
I have been dairy free for about 3 months, I have Acute Dermatitis. have had it for years. I am 55 now & it started when I was 16.
I started talking to a nutritionist & she mentioned that dairy & Acute Dermatitis go together. I have went D/F & my... Read more
If you are celiac or gluten intolerant, can you talk to me about your symptoms when you accidentally ingest wheat?
I've been gluten free since 6/9 as I suspected intolerance. I went out to dinner last night and was eating an appetizer that shoul... Read more
You never have to buy a DVD again! There are endless workouts for you to do on Youtube!!!
If only I can download them all. But I just have to turn on Youtube and do a different workout everyday!!!!
I recommend Tracey Mallet's workouts! So g... Read more
Hello my fellow Sparkers,
I'd like to hear your suggestions of free exercise routines/ideas that you enjoy.
Today I stumbled upon the **Fitness Blender** YouTube video series and put me to some serious work. It's a H.I.I.T. series for all... Read more
The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. Breads and baked goods are some of the hardest foods to make tasty and sans gluten. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.The CriteriaFor... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and some o... Read more
I have been scouring the internet to find a good recipe for either gluten free flat bread or tortillas. Some were ok first day and so/so on re-heat day, some were awesome on first day and terrible (truly terrible) on re-heat day.
So th... Read more
I picked up Bloomfield Farms flour mix 2 lbs for under $6.
Last night I used the pizza crust recipe to make bread sticks. I can't wait to actually make a pizza! It was my first time making any dough using yeast. It came together great and rolled ou... Read more
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