If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
Do you feel like you are surrounded by sweets? Cookies, ice-cream, candy, soda and other sugary treats are everywhere, along with the extra calories and simple carbohydrates they contain. For people with diabetes and those trying to cut calories and... Read more
Eating healthier may seem like a daunting task, especially when you're not sure how to start. Will you go hungry? Will your meals taste like cardboard? Will you have to give up your favorite foods?
Don't worry. When you make small change... Read more
If you’re seeking to reduce your caloric intake, then sugar substitutes are worth a look. Sweeteners like sucralose and stevia are 200 to 600 times sweeter than granulated cane sugar, and they contain 0 to 5 calories per 1 g serving. When used... Read more
Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
Has anyone lost weight just from cutting out soda? In theory I should lose about 1.5 pounds a week just by switching to water.I drank a 2 liter a day. I've quit soda before but didn't see a change. I don't think I ate more after quitting.... Read more
4 days without soda! Water only other than lunch with my husband today where I had a sweet tea, but only 1, no refill. It was at Bojangles abd everyone who knows of them knows you gotta get the tea.... Read more
So I've given up coffee, soda, and don't drink tea very often. I still get headaches but not nearly as bad as when I first gave up the caffeine. My husband is concerned they aren't going away but it hasn't even been a week yet. Any thoughts?... Read more
I have been craving tuna or chicken salad and I know how bad mayo is, at least in the amount I like in my tuna salad. Has anyone come up with a good substitute? I know I have added some spicy mustard but just wondering what others do.... Read more
One of our members took the classic chocolate chip cookie and gave it just a little tweak to make it healthier. The good news is that this version is just as tasty as the original.
This version also uses a sugar substitute to lower the calories.... Read more
This recipe was created by Patricia Huller C.C.E., M.Ed., a culinary instructor and healthy baking expert from Cincinnati State's Midwest Culinary Institute, especially for SparkRecipes.
Every cookie platter should have a chocolate chip cookie. Thi... Read more
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