My watermelon memories go way back…
Thumping and selecting the perfect melon at the local produce stand, chilling it to perfection, slicing a big wedge and devouring the dark, juicy fruit, and wiping the excess juice from my chin wi... Read more
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
If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown. This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be... Read more
Research actually shows that snacking in between meals, or even eating 4-5 smaller meals throughout the day, is better for you than the traditional two or three larger meal routine. That is, of course, if you are eating nutritious snacks instead... Read more
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.All of these... Read more
Hey everyone! I was wondering if anyone out there has a healthy banana bread recipe. Ideally one with low fat and no sugar (if possible, and not substituting something like splenda).
Thanks a lot :)... Read more
Any suggestions on how to bake them?? I have failed every time I try to roast them. They come out over cooked or undercooked. My Mother in law said boil them first, then put them in the oven??... Read more
Is their a difference between red wheat and white wheat flour? According to one brand the standard red wheat flour is heavier and does not "puff up" as well in baked goods. Has anyone see a difference in the quality, color, or taste thats really not... Read more
I read that beans are a healthy fat (which i am trying to eat more of.) I have some red beans in a can, i was going to rinse them off, mash them, and mix in some salsa, then bake whole wheat tortilla chips and dip them in the beans.
Does this s... Read more
I am curious if anyone has ever encountered getting really bad cramps in their calves in the morning like I do. I did for a while and it would be a huge knot as soon as I moved that would go away or linger for a day or 2. I would add back regular sal... Read more
It takes less than five (5) minutes to make this nutritious breakfast. Oats & water in microwave oven 2.5 minutes, while you cut up banana, put flax seed, and protein powder in a bowl, add cooked oatmeal. Delicious & Nutritious!!... Read more
It is well understood that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables provides many health benefits such as lowering blood pressure and reducing risks of heart disease, cancer, and digestive problems. Not only do they provide many necessary vitamins and mi... Read more
Need some ideas for some cool summer desserts that won't break your calorie bank? We've rounded up a variety of low-calorie summer dessert recipes for you to try.
Mixed Berry Sorbet
Tropical Shake... Read more
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