You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
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The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
A few years back I typed up a list of New Year’s resolutions on a small piece of cardstock, laminated it, and put it in my wallet. On that list was the resolution to eat a salad every day, simply because eating salad always made me feel like I... Read more
Getting your recommended daily allowance of fruits (1/2 to 2 cups) and vegetables (2-1/2 to 3 cups) is no small feat—especially when you don't have a lot of extra time to prep and cook all that produce. That's one reason why smoothies h... Read more
Green beans are just hanging off my plants and I'm ready to can and cook some for dinner. In past years I'd put green beans, small potatoes and some small quartered onions in the crock pot with some fat back and cover with water, toss in a bay leaf,... Read more
I have tried multiple times on different browsers, first in January and again over the past couple of days. This is the message I get:
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Are fast food ads really necessary? Today I saw an advertisement for coupons that featured Red Robin, Arby's, and Panera. None of those are particularly healthy options, and it is frustrating to see them advertised for while on Spark.... Read more
Soup is filling, hearty and easy. Many of us are more likely to reach for a can opener and a condensed version when we're craving soup, but homemade soup is surprisingly fast to make. The best part is that one pot of soup can yield two meals for a fa... Read more
There is room for red meat in a healthy lifestyle. The key is choosing lean cuts, sensible portions and healthful cooking methods.
Serve this flank steak with steamed green beans and some whole-grain bread warmed on the grill. The heat of the m... Read more
Miss M, who is a registered Dietitian, and a Massage Therapist, convinced me to give the Green Juice Fast a try for 3 days.
I won't lie; the first day was Horrible! Everything I made tasted horrible. I like vegetables, but there are alot out t... Read more
On Day 16 of my green juice fast, I am definitely feeling lighter. In the past 15 days, I have left 15 pounds behind me that I will never gain back. That was travel weight and preparation for travel. I am so happy that I stuck with the fast when I... Read more
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