Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price... 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
In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
We’re not nuts for saying it – a daily dose of nuts is a healthy way of snacking. Ditch the guilt and dig in. The only caution, keep it to about a handful.
Nuts have had a long-time bad rap as a high calorie, indulgent food that we s... Read more
It IS hard!! My breakfast = almonds and a banana. His breakfast = cinnamon roll and bacon. Ugh. He's healthy most of the time so I didn't knock him on his breakfast choice but uuuuugh! Lol... Read more
Trader Joe's does sell Almond Butter......and it's delicious on apples, bananas, celery, bagel, cucumber slices (with freshly chopped mint sprig), and even lettuce!
I've tried it on carrots, and on crackers. Didn't taste good, surprisingly.... Read more
Hmmmmm 14 mixed of all? Or 14 almonds 14 walnuts 14 cashews? lol i am just kidding, it is good info to know, thank you Art! Yes it makes a big difference when we track it. All tha fat in it.... Read more
With the massive peanut butter recall going on, we thought it would be a great time to explore some of the alternatives out there. I've seen other food bloggers rave about Barney Butter, so we requested some to try. Barney Butter is an almond butter... 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
About a year ago I read a "tip" on one of the message boards or blogs at SP about almonds as a fulfilling snack. At this stage of my program, I was slowly adding "new" foods, and I took a while to consider whether and how I was going to add almonds t... Read more
Almonds are my go to snack and I also add it to yogurt, oatmeal and eat in in my granola but I was starting to get sick of them. But I stumbled upon the article regarding almonds versus other snacks and I think I'll stick with the almonds. Hope you e... Read more
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