Most busy parents have put in at least a few shifts as (unpaid) short-order cooks. When time is in short supply and the kids wrinkle their noses at the "icky" casserole you’ve prepared, it can be tempting to heat up some chicken strip... Read more
In a 2007 study, Dr. Brian Wansink, professor and Director of the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab, discovered that making healthy food decisions isn't just a one-and-done deal. In fact, according to his report, the average person makes more... Read more
Deciding to change your diet can be an overwhelming idea. You’ll have to clean out the pantry, remove any and all treats, stock up on rabbit food and mentally prepare to feel hungry all the time. That’s the only way to improve your diet a... Read more
We all have those days when there’s barely a minute to breathe, much less time to shop for ingredients and prepare a complicated home-cooked meal. A busy schedule doesn’t mean you’re destined for the drive-thru window, though. Delic... Read more
Get your diet back on track for the New Year with 30 days of healthy, filling dinners! These meals, part of our 30-Day Realistic Resolution Challenge, are quick, easy, and full of flavor. And best of all, they'll help you get on the fast tra... Read more
For the most part I try to cook healthy meals for my family and myself, but there are a lot of times when my husband and kids refuse to eat what I am so I have to make something different. This gets to be really hard because I would love to have the... Read more
I have a very hard time keeping track of my foods... My hubby and I started to preplan our meals.. at that time, I will log them into my sparks tracker for that week... when I eat them, all I have to do is click on it.. I started doing this for break... Read more
I keep these always: baby spinach, Turkey bacon, tomatoes, light miracle whip, watermelon, bananas, corn on the cob, chicken [already grilled and chopped-you can find bags of them in the freezer section @walmart] pretzels, Bunny Wheat bread, soup, yo... Read more
Are there times that you feel like you're stuck in a rut with your current meal plan or that you just don't know what to make for certain meals? If so, then the Mix and Match Meal Planner may be just what you are looking for!The Mix and Match... Read more
We started our new series by focusing on the long-term commitment of healthy living. A big part of healthy living is learning to make healthy choices. Since we eat every day, learning to make healthy choices with food is an important beginning step.... Read more
It seems that the articles and fitness books I've been reading all agree on one thing - a preworkout meal or snack is important.
However, I tend to feel ill if I eat even an hour or two before I exercise. So, I wonder what snacks I should be eat... Read more
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