What would life be like without parties? And what's a party without great snacks? Too often, food is an afterthought to the drinks at cocktail, Super Bowl and holiday parties. What's a healthy eater to do when her only choices are a cheese ba... Read more
It’s happened to all of us: The 13 x 9 pan filled with brownies calls to you. ''Eat me!'' it pleads. You comply and take a sliver. And then another. Then another. Suddenly, half the pan has disappeared and even the dog is judgin... Read more
Meeting up with friends before the big game or even going over to a neighbor's house (you know, the one with the biggest TV) can be a recipe for a caloric disaster. Between the fried chicken wings and the bags of chips, how are you supposed to ma... Read more
It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser... Read more
Everyone loves a party. There’s something about getting together with your friends that really helps you shed the stress of always trying to balance work and family. But with so many people trying to live healthier these days, finding tasty, di... Read more
Hi - My husband and I are both doing sparkpeople. I frequently cook my own recipes for dinner. They are not particularly new, or interesting. And sometimes it is recipes from another source I add to sparkrecipe to calculate nutrition.
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The kids chose Chili's tonight. Before I would get coke, share a deep fried app, have a full entree-burger or ribs. tonight, half a portion of shrimp n chick fajitas, 1 tortilla, 1/2 cup beans, 1 tbsp sour cream, H2O. i can go out n eat low cal! YES!... Read more
Taking my kids to mcdonalds and for the first time I didn't have anything . If I do go somewhere now I try to me it the most filling and under 500 calories . I allow some treats and budget for them .... Read more
If you're a parent, you know that the last thing you're worried about when planning your kid's birthday party is 'the parent's nutritional needs.' The buffet of kid-friendly delights are not always in step with your current meal plans. If you have... Read more
How to Love Exercise (or at least not hate it) from fANNEtastic foodForgetfulness at an early age is rarely a sign of early dementia from The Washington PostCow's Milk Alternatives Nutrition Guide from Diet BlogHealthy Halloween Costumes from Fit... Read more
As a chef, I love to entertain in our home--especially around the holidays when the house is decorated and we want to spend time with our family and friends. As part of my schooling, we were taught how to entertain as part of our hospitality tra... Read more
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