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13th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Dal, my own recipe
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      6 comments

So, something went wrong with my shopping list week. I said at least twice to my husband that there wasn't enough vegetables on it, but blowed if I could spot what was going wrong! And I was right. So the dal recipe I had rustled up to... Read more
Chris Pratt's snack videos...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      8 comments

www.scarymommy.com/chris
-pratts-whatsmysnack-diet/ I'll just leave this brilliant commentary on the hardness of dieting right here.... ... Read more
Link: Breakfasts around the world!
Monday, March 20, 2017      7 comments

Think outside the sugar coated cereal bowl for inspiration for something healthier this week! www.quora.com/Eating-In-
your-country-what-are-the-
foods-usually-eaten-for-breakfast ... Read more
Zoo visit.
Sunday, March 19, 2017      12 comments

Blackpool zoo is a great zoo, they have a lot of ties with big conservation projects, responsible breeding programmes for endangered animals in their care, and they have recently spent a lot of money on new enclosures for their giraffes, a new g... Read more
Link: LOADS of neat healthy eating ideas
Saturday, March 18, 2017      14 comments

www.buzzfeed.com/sallyta
markin/cheat-sheets-for-ea
ting-healthier?utm_term=.n
fmpZLmOPY#.mhQvlbQmy1 ... Read more
Planning a healthy picnic for the Zoo.
Friday, March 17, 2017      12 comments

We are going to the zoo tomorrow, we have prebooked nonrefundable halfprice for local residents tickets (say that fast) and the weather forecast is rubbish. Sighs. Packing a healthy picnic, counting the calories. Just please can we h... Read more
12th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Preserved Lemons
Thursday, March 16, 2017      12 comments

So after buying my Citrus Paddock, the week after they where reduced to 50p for 6 HUGE lemons, so I bought another paddock. (yes I read your co... Read more
11th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: 50 Great Curries Of India
Wednesday, March 15, 2017      10 comments

www.amazon.co.uk/Great-C
urries-India-Camellia-Panj
abi/dp/1856265463/ref=sr_1
_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=148
9607240&sr=1-1&keywords=50
+great+curries+of+india Firstly, I LOVE this book. I got it in a charity sh... Read more
Results from Dr
Monday, March 13, 2017      21 comments

As several people suggested, I asked for Vitamin D test (amongst a million others), and lo and behold, that's what I am significantly low on! Hence the tired sluggishness. So on high dose supplements to see how I get on! Nothing else is wr... Read more
Kalettes
Sunday, March 12, 2017      14 comments

www.kalettes.com Again inspired by a magazine article, then seeing in store, I decided we would try these. Yeah... well.... Read more
Pluot...
Friday, March 10, 2017      10 comments

Pluot. yes really, thats a word. It's also a fruit! A plum and apricot hybrid. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pl
uot The variety I have (Flavour King) has a short season, I usually refuse to buy anything other tha... Read more
10th in 2nd Cookery Challenge: Own recipe, using lentil lasagna sheets.
Thursday, March 09, 2017      11 comments

This lasagna is only 370 calories for a big portion, and thanks to the lentil lasagna sheets (no wheat, made ONLY from lentils, no weird ingredients... Read more
Been to the Dr today...
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      15 comments

Our Dr's has an online booking system, so handy, and I decided to test out a new Dr today. She was absolutely lovely, took me seriously, asked lots of questions and wrote up for a set of LOTS of different blood tests for me. Various vitamin... Read more
Musings on the 10 a day servings fruit/veg...
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      12 comments

Health is not made in a day. Nor a week. A month of a changed diet will start having an impact on your health. So I feel that the getting a bee in our bonnets about DIFFERENT servings of veg every day is a little counter productiv... Read more
10 a day?
Monday, March 06, 2017      10 comments

Recent hoo-ha in the UK about it apparently being necessary to eat 10 servings of fruit and veg a day. Reading the articles about this, I am shocked to read that only 30% of adults reach the 5 a day, and only 10% of 11-18 year olds do!! ... Read more

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