Sushi, in its traditional form, is rice and fish, which makes it a light and lean meal option. However, as sushi's popularity proliferated in the West, some of its health benefits were lost in translation. All-you-can-eat sushi, deep-fried rolls,... 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
The flavor of many foods can be enhanced without using calorie-laden sauces and gravies. Here are some great ways to use herbs to “spice up” your meals and bring out the natural flavors of your food. Don’t be afraid to experimen... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
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
Before I toss these in the trash, does anyone have any tricks for making these edible. The sesame ginger and the Italian can be saved I think with a touch of wine/balsamic vinegar, but the bleu cheese and the coleslaw are heading for the garbage bin.... Read more
Hi there, I'm new to this blog and not a Bride but a bridesmaid. Here is my dilemma...
I'm a bridesmaid tor this April 2015...the dress that the bride picked out has been discontinued. The only dress available in stock is 3 sizes smaller then I... Read more
Getting up now, getting dressed. Breakfast: Blueberries, Greek yogurt, ground flax seed, shredded wheat biscuit crushed on top, coffee, water. Heading out to the park to walk a brisk hour/4 miles listening to my favorite tunes. Let the new day begin!... Read more
I've been looking at making large (quart sized) mason jar salads for lunches. I'm just wondering what a good rule of thumb for the amount of dressing on the salad is. I know a serving is 2 tablespoons, but I wonder if that's really enough for a large... Read more
One of my favorite go to foods is bagged Cole Slaw from the produce section of the market. It satisfies the need when you want something crunchy. It makes a great low calorie salad add tomatoes and shaved turkey. Try it with Seseme Ginger Dressing... Read more
Try adding fresh ginger and garlic to dishes instead of salt and oil. I use my garlic and ginger daily along with cinnamon, turmeric and other spices. Not only do they taste great, but they have super health promoting properties. Also, replace you... Read more
Sometimes you have to eat on the run. Sometimes you just want to eat away from home. But is it possible to fit fast food into a healthy diet? Absolutely! Here are some healthier choices you can make when you're stuck eating at McDonald&... Read more
Today's cooking blog is a lesson in cooking without a recipe. Once you know which ingredients pair well together, how big a serving size is, you can start to combine them to suit your needs. We're starting with a dish that anyone, regardless... Read more
(It's my 35th birthday today... wow! times flies)
I just had a very yummy salad! I've been eating more of them lately to try to get more vegetables into my diet. I'm really bad about not eating any vegetables or fruits and instead rely on tak... Read more
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