All of us are striving to cook in a way that's healthy and simple. Unfortunately, healthy and simple can sometimes add up to bland: A plain piece of broiled fish or baked chicken isn’t particularly exciting, right?
The remedy for the h... Read more
Summer is the season for fresh produce—from your garden, the local farmers market, or nearby farms. It can be so tempting to buy in bulk—after all, you've waited all year for the perfect strawberry or tomato—and when you grow yo... Read more
Choosing healthy foods is an important part of eating right, but cooking them in a healthful way is another huge part. For example, zucchini can take on two completely different forms when it's quickly sautéed in olive oil versus battered... Read more
For years, battling high blood pressure meant throwing out the salt shaker and throwing on the sweatpants. We now know that there’s more to the picture.
Exercise and maintaining a healthy weight have always been powerful tools for managing... 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
I am on day 22 of what I am hoping will be 90 to 100 day juice fast. I had been on weight watchers and followed the plan, meaning sticking to my points, but I did not lose very much weight. I think I lost 4 pounds in 6 months. I have eaten a vegan di... Read more
Made delicious green smoothie/juice with all the pulp in. Spinach, parsley, lime with rind, ginger root, Apple, celery. It's so refreshing like a natural ginger ale. Ppl who crave for soda try this 😌😀 #food #receipe #healthy... Read more
I just ate dill pickle chips with my tuna sandwich for lunch and they were so sweet and salty it upset my stomach! I used to eat them by the bag full. Surprised at how my body reacted to them after eating healthier now.... Read more
Whenever you empty a jar of dill pickles, use the left-over juice to clean the copper bottoms of your pans. Just pour the juice in a large bowl, set the pan in the juice for about 15 minutes. Comes out looking like new.... Read more
Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on... Read more
There is room for red meat in a healthy lifestyle. The key is choosing lean cuts, sensible portions and healthful cooking methods.
Serve this flank steak with steamed green beans and some whole-grain bread warmed on the grill. The heat of the m... Read more
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