Would You Like Veggies With That?
We all know how important it is to eat plenty of fruits and veggies, but not always sure how to squeeze some extra into our menu planning without feeling like we're forcing ourselves (or the kids and hubby). Honestly, a tablespoon of sauce on a... Read more
Big Night Tonight!!!
eeek! Tonight's the night! One of the most important interviews of my life, and I only have half of my references lined up! I'm gonna have to step up my game! I could also be working today, but I mentioned the need to work a short shift. Will se... Read more
Too Late For Supper?
OK, everyone... when you come home too late for a meal but really you still should have something for supper - what's your best or favourite go to food?... Read more
Search Engine Fun
I searched this morning for a pina colada smoothie recipe so that I could more easily track the nutrition. It asked me if I meant "pain called smooched". LOL Of course that's what I meant! How on earth did I spell it so wrong?! ;) Definite... Read more
Working off 5,000 Calories per Day!
Do you have a physically demanding job? Do you count those Calories in your fitness tracker? I do both! My work, right now, is like doing a 20 minute workout for about 8 hours. I typically don't take breaks and the end result is approximatel... Read more
Beans are an easy way to add more fibre and vital nutrients to the diet. I searched "Bean" in Spark Recipes and got the top 500 recipes! There's lots to choose from! I love bean salad for my lunches though it's often a trick to find ways to k... Read more
Old Status is Still a Good Status!
Posted 81 days ago, "DONNAKOVAC just sorted out all my size 20 and 22 pants and now I have to ditch a pair of size 18! Gravity was working against them, all day and half the night, yesterday!"
I'm not in a hurry to change that one! :D May... Read more
Making Take-Out At Home
Vegetarian Whole Wheat Barbecue Pizza Pita- that's my breakfast today. It's good with chicken or beef, too, but I don't happen to have any on hand right now. I love Barbecue Pizza, but it tends to be super expensive as a specialty dish - and c... Read more
I'm sure we've all heard that we need to eat more veggies. Dealing with food allergies, forever hungry and exhausted, plagued with the the most stubborn body fat, I'm always trying to figure out what I need to 'fix' to help me be the skinny and... Read more
Where's the Nutritional Info for "Chef's Surprise"?
Not sure what it is, but it's loaded with veggies!
When I clean out the fridge, freezer, and cupboards, I tend to make a big pot of Chef's Surprise. It's a little bit different, every time and when I have eaten enough, I freeze what's le... Read more
Part Time Detox
I know SP isn't big on detox ideas and I do understand why. On the other hand, I'm allergic to all forms of sugar, including fruits, veggies, grains, dairy, and of course junky foods. I've learned to deal with my allergies enough to keep migra... Read more
Special Diets and Spark Nutrition Plan...
Whether we realize it or not, most of us have food allergies or "intolerances". For optimum health, it is good to avoid these foods until digestive and immune systems have a chance to repair themselves, ie, until you can safely eat these foods ... Read more
The Importance of the Whole Truth...
Years ago, I made a critical mistake. I learned and believed that you cannot target muscle groups for weight loss. It's true, sort of. What that lead me to believe, though, is that there was no point in working out at all. "If only I knew th... Read more
Some of My Favourite Excuse Busters...
-Mat work (on my bed!)
What's holding you back? and what can you do to change that?... Read more
Another Day of Spark Gratitude!
Thanks again, Spark People!
Yesterday, I was so down, I crawled back into bed and realized quite literally, where I'm at. Never think or say you've hit rock bottom as apparently there is still worse. At least I have my health! Sometime... Read more
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