Category Archives: Food Thoughts & Nutrition

Easy Chicken Curry

I love curry and I wish I could eat Indian Takeaway all the time, but the cost and calorie factor are the major deteriants. Instead I try to make my own quick, healthy alternatives. Here is a recipe I made … Continue reading

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Savoury Cupcakes

George and I had a playdate last week and we invited our friends to come for lunch. I decide to bake my latest invention: the Savoury Cupcake, which is based on the theory that kids should eat most things if … Continue reading

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5 A Day

Ok, so here is a picture of me holding a plastic bag, not very interesting. However, it was this plastic bag from the back of the cupboard that my husband thought would make an interesting blog post. This bag from … Continue reading

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British Seasonal Food by Mark Hix

I requested to review Mark Hix‘s book for Quadrille because the more I learn about food through doing this blog the more I want to eat locally produced food. It seems so much of our food has been engineered to … Continue reading

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Jewish Penicilline: Why is Chicken Broth so good for you?

In my last post I talked about making your own fresh chicken broth; I do, just like my Mum always has and I know it is really healthy for you. A few months back I was unlucky enough to suffer … Continue reading

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My Quick Jacket Potatoes

Back on my focus for cheap, quick and healthy meals (especially good for students) I thought I’d republish my quick jacket potato recipe. Interestingly enough Jamie Oliver shared a similar recipe in his new book ’30 Minute Meals’. I published … Continue reading

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How Not To Get Fat. Your Daily Diet by Ian Marber

‘How Not To Get Fat – Your Daily Diet’ is Nutritional Therapist, Ian Marber’s latest book and will be on sale from January. So what can you learn by reading this book? Well, I’m a food blogger and like to … Continue reading

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George’s Christmas Cake

Sometime ago I blogged about a cake I made my son that had no refined sugar, no fat and no dairy. Yes, can you believe it???!!!!! I called it George’s cake, because he loved it and I had designed it … Continue reading

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10 Healthy Ways To Lose Weight

Every magazine I see seems to be doing a diet for Christmas – ‘How to lose half a stone in 2 weeks’ – you know the type of thing! I like to think of healthy eating as a constant diet … Continue reading

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Iceland

I sometimes pop into my local Iceland to pick up some good quality bargains. A friend recently asked me to recommend a list of what is good to buy there. So I thought I’d share my list and if you … Continue reading

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