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
Hi! I am a 24 yr old mother of 2 looking for an accountability buddy. I am a nursing student and the stress of school is making it hard for me to stay motivated. I'm a study eater! Looking to lose about 25-30 lbs... Read more
I am a 42 year old. I am at the heaviest I have ever been and trying to make healthy lifestyle changes. My husband is not stepping up as my weight loss partner, so looking for a supportive buddy.... Read more
I am a working mom in my mid-30's who has put on 30 lbs in three years and having trouble getting down to business.I used sparkpeople years ago and need some new accountability partners for tracking and moral support.I promise to support you as well!... Read more
I am 27, starting at almost the same weight (275). I think 'ah ha' moments are good for sparking motivation but a good plan will go a long way to keeping that motivation. I'm working on finding a plan that will work for me and I will stick with!... Read more
I'm having trouble posting a new blog entry. I am using my cell phone, so the mobile app may be automatically switching me to its view of my page instead of the full site's view, although I'm on the full site when I click on "make a new blog entry."... 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
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
Has anyone here suffered from "the grass is always greener syndrome" with weight loss.
Just imagine. You're on a diet/weight loss plan that is working for you. Maybe you're tracking calories here on Sparkpeople. The weight is coming off, and you... Read more
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