Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help you glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as shampoos, conditioners and hair masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your hair. Below you&rsqu... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
Tulips and daffodils are pushing up through the thawing ground, buds are exploding from once-lonely tree branches, and I’ve got mashed carrot and avocado all over my face. No, I’m not spoon-feeding a baby, but I am babying my skin with a... Read more
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
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
I've committed to clean eating this month and made a really yummy ground turkey salsa meatloaf for dinner. My aim is to cut out all artificial/processed foods, and I was happy that I found a meatloaf recipe that didn't call for any of that junk (even... Read more
I see a lot of recipes I would like to use on sparkrecipes. I am a 'planner'. I like to plan what I am going to eat for the next week. I would love to be able to choose from a list, or favorites or something while I am doing the planning to I can... Read more
I get a weekly produce bin and this week I've gotten a few things I don't normally use (which is the point). I'm hoping you guys can help me figure out how to prepare them. I have brussel sprouts, which I've NEVER had but am excited to try, red chard... Read more
I used to make fun of some of the guys I've known who were notorious at 'WINGING IT' and not bothering to read the directions BEFORE using or doing something with a new item..
Now I find ...I do the same thing. I can't tell you how many times... Read more
I'm not one who loves a lot of stuff, and I'm constantly trying to get rid of things rather than amass them. That said, when I find something I love, I want to share. Today I'm spreading the word about some of the products that I love thi... Read more
My aunt and uncle have a farm with a garden, and many fruit trees and bushes. They enjoy vegetables as well as fresh picked apples or pears and berries right off the bush. While it takes work, they enjoy their nutrient-rich bounty throughout th... Read more
First mix 1/4 cup of Baking Soda with 3/4 cups of water. Next mix 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar with 1 cup water. Wash hair with Baking Soda mixture like your washing your hair with regular shampoo rinse and repeat but this time with the ACV mixture th... Read more
I want to share my experience with apple cider vinegar (ACV). I have had psoriasis for the past 20 years. It was never extreme but I would have breakouts on my elbows, back of hands, and knees every year about this time (June). The lesions would l... Read more
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