Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu... Read more
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. It's no wonder why. We're constantly being told which foods we should eat to be healthy, which diets we should follow to be skinny, w... Read more
Berries are delicious, but often expensive at the supermarket. Grow your own blackberries and raspberries at home instead! Many new hybrids, which cross blackberries with their relative raspberries, are readily available these days, too; these can be... Read more
Ahem. . . allow us to introduce to you several Secret Weapon Ingredients. And what, you might ask, are Secret Weapon Ingredients? They are versatile foods that are perfect for mixing into many recipes and dishes and provide a nutritional punch to... Read more
Nothing is more delicious than a warm, luscious strawberry straight out of a garden. Conventionally grown strawberries are one of the most pesticide-laden fruits on the market, so it certainly benefits both your wallet and health to grow your own. St... Read more
I have been a member for 2 years and have had some ups and downs, but with the new year, like most people, I have decided to rededicate myself to getting to my fitness and health goals.
For the entire month of January I tracked everything I ate... Read more
I have a hard time staying motivated if I dont see results, as i'm sure many of you are as well. So a couple weeks ago my mother told me I had gained alot of weight, to the point where I "looked different". This really hit me hard, and thats why I jo... Read more
ok so I keep getting confused on what week I'm on!!! I restarted Spark on Nov.20th and just looked on calendar thinking I was on week 8 but on week 6,have lost 10#'s now and am so glad to see some progress!!!! 521... Read more
This morning I over poured the blueberries into my breakfast bowl and then decided that I would be healthier to add cereal to my berries rather than berries to my cereal.I saw Dr Oz on Rachel Ray and he eats a lot of dark berries for health. If Dr O... Read more
At the end of last year saw ad for Acai berry online, free sample! NO its not as I then had a bill for over £70. Read the small print carefully. I now buy Acai berry from health food shop- half price at mo in Holland and Barrett. Bin taking since new... Read more
The boys just finished school, and we've been spending weekends at my family farm in central Kentucky, picking strawberries. Last weekend, the boys and their cousins helped me by picking all the bad berries (one bad berry will spoil the bunch!), then... Read more
Last week, my good friend blogged about going strawberry picking with her husband and two kids. They visited a "pick your own" farm and picked 20 pounds (yes, POUNDS) of strawberries. All it cost them was 2 hours of their time and about $30. If you'r... Read more
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