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
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
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
Diet advice is everywhere—in the newspaper, the new government guidelines, and on the SparkPeople site. "Limit sweets, cut down on sugary foods, and decrease consumption of refined carbohydrates," it says. So, bold words like &quo... Read more
Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol... Read more
Just enjoyed 2 meals this week with amazing, natural beef! T-bone steak for dinner that was marinated all day. 4
I will have to see if we can get more from the same source!
Have you tried grass-fed beef? Do you like it?... Read more
Any help appreciated! I have a blender - old but functional - and a small Bullet smoothie mixer. I also have a Jack Lalanne juice (never used). I have heard great things about the Nutribullet but I was hoping for some more advice. Thanks all!... Read more
I mix Black Grapes,Cranberries,Pomegranate Seeds,Carrots,Ripe Red Tomatoes,Beet Root, Baby Spinach Leaves and Unpeeled Cucumbers in small equal Quantities and extract the Juice which I drink down fresh out of the Juicer to get my daily Dose of Anti-O... Read more
With the recent Consumer Reports findings of metal in protein drinks, you may see new options being promoted at your local health food store. One new up and coming drink catching some buzz is wheatgrass juice.
Agropyron plants are closely related... Read more
I was raised on a farm in the Midwest. We had a creek running through our 10 acres of pasture. The water brought hours of summer fun in addition to providing hydration for our animals as they grazed in the field. I showed horses for years as part of... Read more
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