Warm days are filled with family picnics, neighborhood cookouts, community parades—and lots of summer food favorites.
Grilling can enhance the flavor of meats, poultry, fish and even garden-fresh fruits and vegetables. To liven up yo... Read more
Plain grilled or baked meat or tofu gets boring quickly. With very little extra work, you can turn a pound of lean chicken, pork or fish into a healthy main dish.
Chicken: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken brea... Read more
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
Forget about New Year's resolutions--summer is the easiest time to start your weight-loss journey. The days are longer and the grass is greener. The sun isn’t hiding behind the clouds, and you don’t have any excuses left to stay b... Read more
I can not even force myself to eat cooked veggies. I don't eat many raw veggies either. However the good news for me is I tried jucing some veggies and fruits and can manage to drink those without to much trouble. But the thing is I don't know how... Read more
I have seen a few posts about making crackers, muffins and pancakes from the pulp left over from juicing. Can anyone share the recipe, or any other recipes that you have using the pulp from juicing?... Read more
Does anyone have a juicer and juice fruits and veggies? I eat a good diet but would love to juice some fruits and veggies to have during the day. I still plan to eat all my normal meals. I am not going on a juicing diet just want to add it in.. There... Read more
Do any juicers know how to account for the juice calories in the nutrtion tracker? Sometimes I make smoothies using the pulp, but most of the time I just use the juice. It gives me the extra energy and is a great detox for the organs.... 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
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
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
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