We all have those days when we're short on time or lacking the motivation to prepare a complicated meal at 7 a.m. So it's nice to have easy ideas on hand to get your day started right. The people behind SparkPeople.com practice what they prea... 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
At some point in your life, you have probably tried cantaloupe. Even if this is not your favorite fruit in the world, it has some amazing benefits that might just change your mind.
For starters, cantaloupe is an amazing source of Vitamin A and i... Read more
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
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
I have four overripe bananas and I want to do something with them. Surely, I thought, someone has a healthy banana muffin or bread or bar recipe of some kind. I'm a vegan, no refined flour or sugar, and I don't use oil or eggs (found several "vegan... Read more
I posted this question before and I think it got zapped because it became so heated. Of course an opinion which is a view or judgment formed about something not necessarily based on fact or knowledge and a fact is being a thing that is indisputably t... Read more
I tend to eat a medium banana for both snacks, then take a long walk. It suits me fine but I'm wondering if I can make it healthier without adding too many calories and without cooking? (I don't like chocolate and don't care much for peanut butter)
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Ok.... I have tried everything. I type the first 3 letters into the search and the dropdown menu appears in blue, and what I want isn't there, but I cannot go back into the search box and type anymore... it just keeps bringing up the dropdown menu.... 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 t... 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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