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
I recently started working downtown, near South Ferry Terminal (Battery Park). I would love to have a group of people to walk with at lunch, socialize, maybe explore the area and find interesting and healthy places to eat. If you are inte... Read more
I just started working downtown, near South Ferry Terminal (Battery Park). I would love to have a group of people to walk with at lunch, socialize, maybe explore the area and find interesting and healthy places to eat. If you are interest... Read more
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I've managed to gain and lose plenty of weight over my lifetime and I can honestly say, it's always been a combination of good and bad choices. It isn't always as simple as Taco Bell = Bad Choice = Gain Weight or Sala... Read more
Hi everyone! I started my health track about two months ago through dietbet. I've lost 25 lbs so far and have about 20 to go. I joined here bc I heard so many great things about this site that I wanted to check it out. I'm always looking for new, f... Read more
I am curious if anyone has a favorite single serving dessert recipe they could share. I have finally figured out that sweets are my biggest downfall. They are also the hardest thing for me to make in a way that I can have just one serving as I like i... 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.
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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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