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My Smiley Cells
Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

Many people, after their recovery from illness, start to reassess and re- evaluate what is important in their lives, whilst at the same time committing to a much healthier way of life in terms of diet, nutrition and fitness. I’m no different in... Read more
Chickpea Challenged?
Thursday, June 23, 2011      2 comments

Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans). Many people tend to pick these up off the shelf, look at them in slight puzzlement and then put them back. The trouble is, they look so Beige and beige is bland, beige is boring, beige is….blinking heck, this tastes... Read more
Summer Solstice & Summer Pudding
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      2 comments

For those of us who live in the northern hemisphere today is the Summer Solstice, giving us the longest daylight hours and the shortest night-time hours. Many cultures... Read more
Bella Italia! And the Food!
Friday, June 17, 2011      2 comments

The things I could write about Italy! In May 2008 my DH and I were standing in St Peter’s Square outside the Basilica in the Vatican when I suddenly realised that on this very date the previous year, I was undergoing eight-hour major surgery to... Read more
Va Va Voom the Veg
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      3 comments

The good old common and garden herb is Cool again. I always knew this because my grandma told me that to cook properly and to be healthy, good witches use herbs. (We weren’t witches, no, really!), but I was into fairy stories at the time, (sti... Read more
Get Your Motivation Mojo Back!
Sunday, June 12, 2011      2 comments

Do you sometimes feel it’s all too much effort? That you can’t be bothered? Or say to yourself, ‘I just don’t feel like it’? To some extent, we’ve all had those thoughts and feelings and they always make us feel guilty, or feel as though ... Read more
Plate Me a Rainbow
Thursday, June 09, 2011      2 comments

Like many people today, I could barely keep up with the fast-paced living standards that’s expected, although I knew it was harming my health, but I seldom gave thought to healthy eating because I was always too busy with the pressures of full t... Read more
Baked Sunshine
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      3 comments

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” (Mother Teresa). One day when feeling particularly morose ... Read more