No matter what season it is, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but in the cooler months, it becomes that much more crucial. Not only will it fill your belly, ward off hunger, and keep you going strong until lunchtime, but the thought o... Read more
What's for dinner? What are you eating for breakfast or lunch tomorrow?
If you aren't feeling excited about your meals, or if your kids are complaining about eating chicken again, you may be in a food rut.
It happens easily; b... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... Read more
You know starting the morning with breakfast sets you up for healthy eating all day long, but when the same packet of microwaved oatmeal just isn't cutting it anymore, it may be time to change up your a.m. routine. Here are eight common breakfast... Read more
Cooking for better nutrition and weight management doesn't have to mean hours in the kitchen or complicated culinary techniques. These meals and snacks, part of our 30-Day "Fit Food" Challenge, are quick, easy, and full of flavor!... Read more
I am having some trouble with meal planning. I would like something to go with Canadas food guide and low on the glycemic index but am struggling with meal ideas. I would like a 7 day meal plan that has the same amounts in each meal so I can swap the... Read more
I have a Pinterest board with over 200 recipes pinned to it, but rarely go back and make or re-make something once it's been pinned on the board for awhile.
Today I just had a brainstorm on how this can help me for meal planning. I simply made... Read more
Dear Fellow Sparkers,
While I am not a picky eater, there is one food that I do not like: Cottage Cheese. Is there a way to remove this from the meal planner so it does not show up anymore as an option for the meal plans? I know how to replace i... Read more
Just coming back on board. Ideally I'd like the old (1970's) weight watchers plan, but can't find it. It was so simple and effective (sigh). What I need to re-construct for myself is:
For each of: Protein - Dairy - Fats - Breads/Grain... 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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