Don't let summer parties and cookouts derail your plans to eat healthier! You can keep the flavor and cut the excess calories by trying one of SparkPeople's healthy summer recipes.
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Cravings. We all get them, even the most disciplined of us. But when you're trying to lose weight or eat better, cravings for sweets, treats, or rich foods can become your downfall—if you let them. Instead of depriving yourself of fun foods... Read more
Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets... Read more
Winter is the season when we crave comfort foods that stick to your ribs and warm your heart. But if you suffer from heartburn or GERD, many of your favorites may turn out to be "discomfort" foods. Here are 18 of the worst wintertime treats... Read more
When you're living with chronic heartburn (GERD) cooking and enjoying a meal can be a challenging and often anxiety-filled experience. However, just as there are many foods and cooking techniques that can set off heartburn, there are also plenty... Read more
I've created a team for anyone interested in a solic workout plan to get in shape, stay in shape, or just be more active. The team focuses on swimming so you would need access to a pool, but you can modify the workout as well. Initially the goal is... Read more
Hello my name is Janet and I'm fat and I need a place to start. I'm 63 and not happy with myself. Back in '77 I had one of the 1st gastic bypass surgery's weighing in at 350lbs. I lost 100lbs the first year. I became an exercise aholic to keep the lb... Read more
Hi! I just joined this site in hopes of losing weight. I'm tired of people looking and me and my twin sister and comparing us. I'm embarrassed when people tell us that we don't look a like and I have to tell them that she weighs 90 pounds less than m... Read more
Hello, my name is Stacy and I am the fat mom at the preschool. I have been fat for a long time, but this is the fattest that I have ever been. I avoided scales ever since my youngest was born (she is 4 now). I knew that I was getting bigger, but I... Read more
Hungry Girl (LIsa Lillien) has many great low cal/low fat recipes and recipe makeovers in her books as well as on on her website (hungry-girl.com). You can also subscribe to her email list and get daily messages. Note that some recipes are a touch... Read more
We've gathered a list of some of the newest content on SparkPeople.com! Take a look at this month's top headlines.12 Skinny DipsTry one of these low-fat recipes for a perfect poolside snack.5 Secrets of Naturally Thin PeopleEver wonder why so... Read more
Are you tired of eating plain, boring chicken breast every night for dinner, or are you having a hard time eating enough protein to meet you daily needs? Studies suggest that eating protein helps you feel fuller for longer and keeps your bo... Read more
I bought some saffron (small container about $5) as I never tried this before.
Here's what we made:
Saffron Zucchini and Herb Couscous and Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Saffron
If you try it let me know how you like it.
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My local grocer only had high fat ricotta last night when I needed it for a dinner recipe. It was fine in yesterday's recipe - not too disastrous, fat-wise - but now I have 1.5 cups of full fat ricotta and I want to use it up in a healthful way. Any... Read more
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