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
If anyone is interested in a great, easy strawberry banana smoothie (that, to me, tastes as good or better than McDonald's) , take note below:
1 cup crushed ice (my Bella Rocket grinds it as fine as an icee - finer than snowcones)... Read more
Almond Butter, Bananas and Thomas' Light Multigrain English Muffins. I eat this everyday for breakfast. Sometimes I have half a serving for a snack. I toast the english muffin, spread with almond butter and top off with sliced bananas. YUM! Oh yea, I... Read more
Combination: if you eat 1 banana, 1 apple, 1 serving of baby carrots, 1 serving of spinach, and 1 serving of broccoli, that is 5 total servings, and you met the goal. Any more than that is bonus.... 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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