There was a time in recent history when the closest Americans willingly came to soybeans was by driving through farm country. The only milk you could find at the grocery store came from cows, and the word “tofu” conjured images of bell-bo... Read more
What exactly does that little soybean do? Turns out that it is a nutritional powerhouse, and although no governmental guidelines have been issued as to how much you should consume a day as part of your healthy diet, most researchers and health pr... Read more
Dig out the blender! (Don’t worry, nothing high-tech.) Throw in a few simple, nutritious ingredients, give it a whirl and you’ve got a super-quick breakfast, snack, or mini-meal. Who can resist these icy cold, frothy concoctions, fondly k... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
New Year’s Resolutions…always made and often broken.
Is your motivation waning? Are you already feeling deprived because your favorite recipes are off limits? Making meals count is important. Meals should be satisfying, good tasting... Read more
I recently have found out I'm not only allergic to peanuts, I'm also allergic to soy, my goodness I didn't realize just how many products have soy in them. The search was on, I have managed to find some healthy whole wheat bread & crackers that doesn... Read more
230 Just a while ago my hubby wanted to go and get a soft serve ice cream. I have no idea how many calories are in one of these, but I told him my weight was up 2 pounds and I need to get it off., for him to go by himself. That;s no fun, won't go wi... Read more
Most of the nutrition info I have looked up for McDonald's cones on the Spark website say that the cones are only 150 cal. I live in Canada and when I look up the nutritional value on the actual McDonald's website, it says a cone is 230 cals. Can any... Read more
I drink soy milk and I really like the individual chocolate soy milk drink boxes for a quick treat. When hot summer days come around, rather than reaching for ice cream or a fudge pop, I grab a frozen chocolate soy milk, cut the top off, and eat it... Read more
Try light chocolate milk or chocolate soy milk in place of cream for coffee and it is delish! Sort of mocha-ish. Also for sushi, did not miss the soy sauce, try eating the pieces by itself - works for california roll pieces.469261... Read more
You can tell it is time for holiday baking when you see the shelves at the local grocery store. With several varieties of canned milk products and creams, it can become confusing. Here are some brief descriptions and alternatives to help make your... Read more
"Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!" Who doesn't like a frozen treat on a warm summer day? But if you're reading this article, I'm confident you're not screaming for the sugar, fat, and empty calories. By ma... Read more
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