There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
You're busy. Whether you work full-time, attend college, care for a loved one, run a household—or all of the above—you don’t always have time to make yourself nutritious meals. Like many people who want to eat healthy on a budge... 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
"What do you eat?!” may be the question most often heard by vegetarians, as if meat is the only food group available. Obviously, as the five million thriving vegetarians in America have shown, there’s a lot to eat, without choosing m... Read more
Your fridge is stocked with fresh produce, lean meats and low fat dairy products, there’s a whole grain baguette in the bread box, and your pantry has been purged of tempting junk foods. Eating healthy at home is a breeze.
But when you&rsq... Read more
Day 2 didn't start off as planned I could not get myself out of bed at 4am to go to the gym on the plus side I went out and watched the Texans game last night and did not drink.. as for the gym I'm going to fit it into my evening schedule..... Read more
The provided meal plans from spark look amazing and healthy. Going to eat the foods only on the meal plan tomorrow. I wish there was a way you could see what your shopping list for the month would look like, or is that already a feature? Thanks y'all... Read more
It's something I've never truly done. Most I've managed was to cook overnight but it gets exhausting with working out, being a single mom of two and working.
I don't have a slow cooker, I do want to get one. Meanwhile, finding some 'basic' ingre... Read more
I am starting today. Not new at dieting. I've been at that for over 5 years. I've lost 90 pounds. But I quit losing almost 2 years ago. I seem stuck and I'm frustrated. Today is a stupid day to start. Vacation in 6 days. But no more excuses.... Read more
I'm thrilled to announce that SparkPeople has just published the first in a line of ebooks, "Easy Vegan Meals by SparkPeople: The No-Stress, No-Guilt Way to Reap the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet." As many of you know, I am editor of... Read more
A new children's book entitled Vegan is Love: Having Heart and Taking Action was released last week with mixed reviews over concerns about the books use of graphic images and a potentially unhealthy diet message. Author and illustrator Ruby Roth&... Read more
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