Snacking throughout the day can be a good strategy to help avoid overeating at meal time. When the munchies hit, it's important to have healthy options available. So what do you choose? The employees of SparkPeople like to eat healthy, too, and s... Read more
Peanut butter may be a household staple, but spreads made from other nuts and seeds can add nutrients and variety to your diet.
Peanut butter has that ideal balance between sweet and salty, making it the perfect companion for everything from who... 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
It’s 10 a.m., and your stomach starts that familiar growl, so you’re tempted to grab a snack. Trouble is, those hunger pangs tend to come at a time when you’re busy, so you’re likely to absentmindedly reach for something quick... Read more
We all have those days when we're short on time or lacking the motivation to prepare a complicated meal at 7 a.m. So it's nice to have easy ideas on hand to get your day started right. The people behind SparkPeople.com practice what they prea... Read more
I have heard that it there is a way to keep refrigerated butter soft. How?
Also, what type of butter containers do you use? We currently are using a round, plastic, covered container. Could use a bit of improvement, eh? 58... Read more
This past weekend I bought Silk Almond Milk, when I tasted it this weekend my face went *bleh*!
It didnt seem to have much taste, I know it wasnt gonna taste like cows milk, but it just tasted funky. This was my first time trying Almond Milk, so it... Read more
I am almost to the end of a giant jar of Jif peanut butter. When I buy more, I'd like to buy one that doesn't have any saturated fat, but I prefer not to buy the kind you have to stir. I don't really want low-sodium, I don't think it would taste ri... Read more
Nine weeks in, I haven't lost as much weight as I had hoped to by now. As in, I've lost hardly any.
But today I went to the doctor, where I proceeded to become exceptionally lost and arrive late (which I hate) for a very stressful appointment.... Read more
Grab a handful of walnuts they will calm you down and so will almonds and pistachios. Really, and they are good for your heart with all the Omega 3's. Switching frompeanut Butter to Almond butter on tense days will help too!... Read more
Apples, fresh, 1 medium (2-3/4" dia) Almond Butter, 1 TFlaxseed, 1/2 tbspSunflower Seeds, with salt added, 1/4 ozPumpkin Seeds, 0.5 oz (43 seeds) 317 calI just cut up apple... dip it in the almond butter or the seeds or both. I love the crunch and I... Read more
For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes.
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Remember when Coach Nicole interviewed her friend Kelly, who participated in a figure competition? During her brutal training, she ate a very restrictive diet. One of the few foods she really loved was fancy almond and peanut butter made with flaxsee... Read more
Nut butters have become popular in the health world in recent years—and for good reason! Nut butter is a great source of healthy fats, which are important for regulating your energy, mood, and even your weight. However, some nut butters also de... Read more
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