As we race against the clock in our overscheduled, fast-paced world, convenience often trumps common sense. Although we know that processed foods probably aren't the best choice for our health, we assume they're a necessary evil—and if... Read more
Steakhouses serve extra-large portions of hearty, filling heartland food without much spice or variety. Plain side dishes and a smaller number of sauces and toppings make it easier to control calories with smart choices and spe... Read more
A unification of Japanese, Chinese and Mongolian traditions, known for its variety—particularly when it comes to condiments—Korean meals are generally grilled, stir-fried or stewed. Flavors vary among sweet, sour, s... Read more
Who doesn’t like pizza? Nearly every mouth waters at the thought of sweet tomato sauce, tangy toppers, and that rich golden-brown crust, baked to perfection. This combination food can be a healthy choice, filled with complex carbohydrates, B-vi... Read more
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
I am so tired of trying and failing, trying and failing, trying and failing!! I wentbto WW then off to Sonic for a sausage burrito!!! I mean really who does that?? I bought potato chips and jumped into them! seriously! #panicbutton... Read more
Feeling disappointed in myself. I am so de conditioned that I'm unable to do any exercise other than some light walking. I tried to walk down the street and got a half of a block before I had to turn around. I average a mile on my Fitbit a day. Help... Read more
When I started my healthy life style I weighed 240 lbs in a size 20 pants. 12 weeks later I am 206 I'm a size 14 pants. Had on my very first American Eagle skinny jeans size 14 . I am so ecstatic... Read more
3rd day with SparkPeople and already I am keeping such a close eye on my food intake. Until now I didn't realize how much unnecessary, idle eating I was doing. I feel so much lighter already!!! THIS *IS* POSSIBLE!!! :o)... Read more
Most canned crab meat has no carbs and is low in fat and is loaded with omega 3's and protein. Crab Cakes, crab salad, crab dip...check out spark receipes for crab. Just check the sodium content on the can.... Read more
When shelling white lump crab meat use a black light in the dark. The iridescence of the shells will glow, and you're able to REALLY enjoy your EXPENSIVE White Lump Crab Meat!!!!!!! Just a thoughtRAY RAY... Read more
Ever get stuck in a dinner rut? I sure do! Recently, while digging around in the 100-page homemade recipe file I keep on my computer, (I like to cook. Can you tell?) I found a salad I created about four years ago.Delicious and easy, it combines all o... Read more
Pizza can be a healthy choice, filled with complex carbohydrates, B-vitamins, calcium, protein, vitamin A, and vitamin C. However it often ends up being an indulgent, high fat, calorie-packed nightmare. When you’re starting from scratch (or ord... Read more
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