If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
It may sound strange for us to provide tips to boost calories when many members are trying to cut back. But some people have difficulty meeting even the minimum calories in their recommended ranges, whether because of lack of hunger, loss of appetite... Read more
Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
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
I've been paying more attention to fiber lately, and I have noticed that the Spark nutritional listing for pomegranates says that a whole fruit (3 3/8") has only has one gram of fiber. This doesn't make any sense.
According to the USDA, a 4"... Read more
I've been searching for some sort of meal replacement shake or smoothie I can make ahead for the mornings. The thing is I really don't like or buy bananas. Can someone point me in the right direction? Also, I have to buy frozen fruits for myself beca... Read more
Making almond milk at home is delicious! How do I determine the number of calories, fat, carbs and protein? With that same thought, it would be good to know the values for the almond meal byproduct.... Read more
Is anyone else having trouble seeing the nutritional value of the food before adding to your day? If I enter it I can see the calories, carbs, etc. but I can't see anything in the popup window.... Read more
Dry toast is a drag, and butter and margarine add more calories without much nutritional benefit! The solution? Banana Jam!I like to freeze a banana to make it super mushy, then thaw it and mush it up and use it like jam on my toast. Taste and nutrit... Read more
A fresh-grilled sub sandwich made your way is the basis of this upscale, quick-casual restaurant chain. There are currently 173 Penn Station Restaurants in 12 U.S. states.Hand-cut French fries (with vinegar!), fresh-squeezed lemonade, and the tradema... Read more
"All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt…" – Charles M. Schulz.One of my favorite flavor combinations is peanut butter and chocolate. When enjoyed in moderation--and when consumed in their mor... Read more
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