After being cooped up in a stuffy house all winter long, it’s finally time to fling open the windows, shoo away the cobwebs, and take on your annual spring cleaning. But often, the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products can be more d... Read more
When Martha Stewart was doing hard time, there were reports that she voluntarily pulled up weeds outside in the prison yard each day. Was she just trying to get out early for good behavior? Not quite. Martha was actually taking an unconventional appr... Read more
Pests can invade, destroy, and annoy both the garden and the gardener. While bugs are an inevitable (yet sometimes rewarding) presence in your garden, you don’t need harmful chemicals to ward off these little visitors. Many tried and true organ... Read more
Who didn't like "Ratatouille," the animated feature film produced by Pixar and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures? It tells the story of Remy, a rat living in Paris who wants to be a chef. Now if your child is like my inquisitive 11-ye... Read more
There’s more to Greek food than gyros, baklava and Greek salads. Many dishes include low-fat dips, but many desserts and pastries are loaded with fat. Overall, this is generally a healthy way to eat; even the higher calor... Read more
Hello my name is Ashley. I had always been over weight. The highest weight that I have reached is 210. I have got down to 128 lbs and very determined to get back there. I have always been self conscious and never let anyone see me fully naked. Well I... Read more
Question for the nutrition gurus here.
I'm brand new, and not really counting calories just yet. My doctor said it's far more important i learn HOW to eat, what a "balanced plate" is, and what portion size is. She had me log a typical day into sp... Read more
So, I've been reading about olive oil and all it's good benefits and I want to try it. The problem is there's so many brands and types in the store from: extra virgin, extra light, pure, ect. and I'm on a budget so I can't go buy one of each to try t... Read more
Does anyone know how many servings are in Olive Garden salads to go and the chicken & gnocci soup? Before I had lunch, I researched the menu and chose what I thought was a pretty good balance of nutrition, calories, protein, etc. Now I am questioning... Read more
I have a Stevia rebaudiana - Stevia plant and have been using the leaves finely shreaded as a sweetener for very sour fruits like rhubarb, and have also used instead of sugar in crumble toppings.
Having read the article "The truth about Stevia"... Read more
This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families.... Read more
Ever overdressed a salad, leaving your lovely lettuce and toppings drown in pools of vinegar? Do you try to even coat a pan in olive oil, only to end up adding more fat and calories than you'd like?Me, too. So when I heard about the oil and vinegar m... Read more
Football and snacks go hand in hand, but so can game-day noshing and healthy eating.
Nachos, pizza, even wings can be a part of your healthy Super Bowl party menu.
I've revamped a few of your favorites and rounded up some members' makeovers, to... Read more
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