The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
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These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and... Read more
Dishes are usually packed with lots of fresh ingredients, and have many hot, spicy, flavorful, along with some sweet and sour options.
These foods feature chili peppers, rice, noodles, sugar, citr... Read more
If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede... 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
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Do you get the feeling that the media is becoming more and more bizarre in it's crime thrillers and that some of the real crimes, in the news, are becoming equally unbelievable?
I love to... Read more
I just purchased a Forerunner 10 because the lady at the store said it was better. However I am vain, and the look of the Nike+ has been haunting me since I much prefer its look (as well as I use nike training club and Nike+ on my phone so I enjoy th... Read more
I am taking the tame the sweet tooth challenge. the first two days I did not go over anything on my food diary. today I went over on fat but I will work on the fats/carbs next. my biggest weakness is sweets. I did say no to coconut cream pie that my... Read more
I have found "smoothies" to be the most amazing way to "drink" a nutritious breakfast. (I've always struggled to eat breakfast as I rarely feel hunger in the morning) I am getting wonderfully creative and having such fun with my smoothies. For exam... Read more
Did you know yams aren't just for the holiday meals? We have switched to yams. They are so good natural sweet and better for you less in calories then regular potatoes higher in fiber. You can bake them, broil them, boil them put them on the Bar-B... Read more
If you really want to curb your sweet tooth this is a great way and you get a veggie serving to boot with no salt or butter. Bake a sweet potato or yam for 1 hour. Cool & then refrigerate until cold--I usually don't eat the peeling when cold. Slic... Read more
This is the first in a series of blog posts about how to slim down your Thanksgiving side dishes and treats. For more information about healthier Thanksgiving cooking, read this article. The poor yam and sweet potato. These brightly colored and antio... Read more
With the start of fall last month, it seems like everyone has sweet and starchy orange produce on the brain. Butternut squash and sweet potatoes have officially taken the place of summer's zucchini bounty. Not only are these orange fall foods del... Read more
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