Cravings. We all get them, even the most disciplined of us. But when you're trying to lose weight or eat better, cravings for sweets, treats, or rich foods can become your downfall—if you let them. Instead of depriving yourself of fun foods... Read more
Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets... Read more
Did you know that overindulging on the weekends can lead to a weight gain of nine pounds a year? To stay on track and still have fun with friends and family, serve some of these healthier party foods. (Click on each appetizer for a wide selection of... 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
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
My task today is to ask a question that I have about recipes. Well, I do have a question. I eat great, except I really don't have recipes for whole grains that I can put on my plate and LOVE them. I have
already given the NIX to bread... Read more
Any advice for working out while having lower back pain. I'm clearly going to have to skip the planned lifting day that includes squats, but don't want to let this lower back pain detail me from achieving my exercise goals. Thoughts? Advice?... Read more
I'm trying to enter new recipes. When I search for an ingredient from my iPad, the results are always empty, regardless of ingredient ("egg" or "milk".) Tried using both Safari and Chrome.... Read more
i am not asking for spot reduction, but i lift heavy, my deadlift is 90lbs, and squats is 80lbs, i run 3 days a week, and follow strength program 3 days a week
I target 80-100 grams proteins a day
i eat my veggies and complex carbs
but darn... Read more
Hungry Girl (LIsa Lillien) has many great low cal/low fat recipes and recipe makeovers in her books as well as on on her website (hungry-girl.com). You can also subscribe to her email list and get daily messages. Note that some recipes are a touch... Read more
We've gathered a list of some of the newest content on SparkPeople.com! Take a look at this month's top headlines.12 Skinny DipsTry one of these low-fat recipes for a perfect poolside snack.5 Secrets of Naturally Thin PeopleEver wonder why so... Read more
Are you tired of eating plain, boring chicken breast every night for dinner, or are you having a hard time eating enough protein to meet you daily needs? Studies suggest that eating protein helps you feel fuller for longer and keeps your bo... Read more
I bought some saffron (small container about $5) as I never tried this before.
Here's what we made:
Saffron Zucchini and Herb Couscous and Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Saffron
If you try it let me know how you like it.
recipes.spa... Read more
My local grocer only had high fat ricotta last night when I needed it for a dinner recipe. It was fine in yesterday's recipe - not too disastrous, fat-wise - but now I have 1.5 cups of full fat ricotta and I want to use it up in a healthful way. Any... Read more
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