So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian.
One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce... Read more
I have a wallet made of hemp. Although I’ve seen some very fashionable hemp accessories, mine’s really old and not very cute, but I can’t justify buying a new one until it wears out. I guess I’ve learned firsthand that hemp fi... Read more
You never have to buy a DVD again! There are endless workouts for you to do on Youtube!!!
If only I can download them all. But I just have to turn on Youtube and do a different workout everyday!!!!
I recommend Tracey Mallet's workouts! So g... Read more
Hello my fellow Sparkers,
I'd like to hear your suggestions of free exercise routines/ideas that you enjoy.
Today I stumbled upon the **Fitness Blender** YouTube video series and put me to some serious work. It's a H.I.I.T. series for all... Read more
the famous adage, refers to the idea that it's impossible for a man to get something for nothing.
(getting on my soapbox)
This same adage applies to weight loss. There is no magic pill, magic body wrap or corset, super secret psychotherapy,... Read more
I am finding it very difficult to plan meals from your menu planner to take all three things into consideration. Any ideas how to effectively create a weight loss progam considering all those things.... Read more
Does anyone have a home made ice cream recipe that does not use milk?
We are having our annual family reunion soon and the highlight of the day is multiple churns of home made ice cream...vanilla, chocolate, Butterfinger, peach, banana walnut ..... Read more
A friend told me about this product. i tried it and it was really good.here is the nutrition facts itsNut-freePeanut-freeTree nut-freeGluten-freeDairy-free27% RDA of Vitamin E8% of ironDouble the fiber of peanut butter with the same level of proteinN... Read more
All of the above as part of a very regimented diet worked to break my plateau that had me frozen at 220 pounds for two years even though i walked 30 minutes daily, and ate from 1300-1400 calories daily. I tracked my food daily too, but couldn't lose... Read more
The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. Breads and baked goods are some of the hardest foods to make tasty and sans gluten. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.The CriteriaFor... Read more
How to EatDo you sometimes feel like you're being bombarded with hot-off-the-presses information about the best way to eat? (Gluten-free will help you lose weight! Swap sugar for agave! Fat-free is healthiest!) It's enough to make you think... Read more
Well so far so good, had a few glitches that I did get glutened and paid for it big time, one I have no idea where it came from and another well lets say I've hidden my jam from my dad (which means gotten a new jar of it, let him have the one he cont... Read more
OK, so yesterday I spied a recipe on Spark for gluten free peanut butter cookies. I wasn't looking for recipes, it was just there in a side bar to the right.
I thought, "why don't I make these since my husband is a cookie hound, and our daughter i... Read more
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