Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp... Read more
It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake.
7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed.
8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic.
2:30 p.m.:... Read more
Good Morning! I am new to Spark! I am 48 years young, looking for some great friends to share in this journey ! I have come aong way with losing weight and living a healthy life style! I slip backwards periodically and here I am trying to refocus!... Read more
Making it work Monday-I am going to spend some time today planning food and movement for this week. Do any of you do this on a weekly basis? Do you find it a helpful practice that keeps you on track and utilizes your time more efficiently?... Read more
When working out first thing in the AM what is the best thing to eat for breakfast? Also know that I am heading right to work after the gym and don't have access to a stove and I have less than 15 min. to make a meal.... Read more
Self hate is starting to take in so I am listing things I like about myself. One is that I am good at writing. I am also pretty smart, I am able to tread water for a long period of time and I am a good cook. Anyone else suffering, list good things :)... Read more
S ince my husband and I are both vegatarians, to make sure we have protein, I make an Almond Milk banaa, wheat grass and protien powder smothie along with our breakfast. I am not sure how to fit this into the vegi diet plan but i am now 165.8 not 189... Read more
I used to see people mowing their grass with a pushmower & I felt sorry for them thinking they didn't own a riding mower. Maybe they didn't or maybe they were like I am now-I love to mow with a pushmower!! Great exercise and a feeling of accomplish... Read more
I was raised on a farm in the Midwest. We had a creek running through our 10 acres of pasture. The water brought hours of summer fun in addition to providing hydration for our animals as they grazed in the field. I showed horses for years as part of... Read more
With the recent Consumer Reports findings of metal in protein drinks, you may see new options being promoted at your local health food store. One new up and coming drink catching some buzz is wheatgrass juice.
Agropyron plants are closely related... Read more
So far, one word describes my experience ...
an online friend suggested trying this to help with energy levels ... something he has used himself for years. Well, this morning I went and bought a container. First the person at the shop... Read more
Winter Red Wheat Berries for cooking are used to grow wheat grass indoors just to have a little bit of life indoors during this brutal winter.
Sown on January 23 2014
Growth on January 30 2014
February 5th - The grass is doing v... Read more
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