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Supersize Vs Superskinny

Monday, February 24, 2014      3 comments

Last night, I happened upon the British series "Supersize Vs Superskinny" while looking about on youtube. If you haven't seen this before, the series pits a super-obese client against a super-thin client and for 48-hours they have to eat each ot... Read more

Whole 30, Day 30: Beets

Tuesday, May 07, 2013      9 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 30 and today the spotlight is on: Beets! These little gems really tend to divide food lovers into beet-lovers and beet-haters. I want to be a lover but try as I might I just can't seem to fall for these guys. They call ou... Read more

Whole 30, Day 29: Parsnips AND Kohlrabi

Monday, May 06, 2013      4 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 29 and today the spotlight is on: Parsnips AND Kohlrabi Ah, it's getting hard to choose, parsnips, radishes, kohlrabi, watercress, garlic, swede (rutabaga), cucumbers, okra, avocado... There are so so many to choose from!... Read more

Whole 30, Day 28: Chard

Monday, May 06, 2013      1 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 28 and today the spotlight is on: Chard! Coming close to the end of the series it's hard to settle on what veggie to include. There are so many good ones left. Well, it's been a while since I did a green leafy one, so tod... Read more

Whole 30, Day 27: Jerusalem Artichoke/Sunchoke

Saturday, May 04, 2013      2 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 27 and today the spotlight is on: Jerusalem Artichoke/Sunchoke We're getting near the end of the series, just three more posts left! That flew! Earlier in the week I did a post on globe artichoke. Although today's feature... Read more

Whole 30, Day 26: Rhubarb

Friday, May 03, 2013      4 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 26 and the veg of the day is: Rhubarb I wasn't planning on featuring rhubarb today but when I saw it listed in the article, "What to eat this spring" on the SP welcome page, I thought, why not? Rhubarb is in season right ... Read more

Whole 30, Day 25: Brussels Sprouts

Thursday, May 02, 2013      4 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 25 and today we're eating: Brussels Sprouts It's Day 25 already and we're still not onto any weird or unusual veggies. I think everything that's been featured so far is pretty standard fare. Brussels sprouts are no except... Read more

Whole 30, Day 24: Green Beans

Thursday, May 02, 2013      3 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 24 and today's veggie of the day is: Green Beans Are green beans Whole 30 approved? Absolutely! While they are legumes, normally avoided by paleoesque programs, they are quite plantiferous (is that a word? it should be) a... Read more

Whole 30, Day 23: Globe artichoke

Tuesday, April 30, 2013      0 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 23 and today's favourite veg is: Globe artichoke These are funny little things, aren't they? Globe artichokes (not to be confused with Jerusalem artichokes) are members of the thistle family, which I think is glaringly ob... Read more

Whole 30, Day 22: Onions

Monday, April 29, 2013      3 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 22 and the veg of the day is: Onions I'd like to see a kitchen that doesn't have onions in the larder! Well, actually, they are often avoided by Hare Krishnas and people with an allium intolerance. I don't think I could c... Read more

Whole 30, Day 21: Tomatoes

Monday, April 29, 2013      3 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 21 and today the spotlight is on: Tomatoes Ah, tomatoes. I tried to give them up years ago, thinking I was intolerant of them, and it was HARD! These guys turn up everywhere! I eventually decided that a life without tomat... Read more

Whole 30, Day 20: Bok Choy

Saturday, April 27, 2013      4 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 20 and today the spotlight is on: Bok Choy! Don't be deceived. Today's veggie looks a lot like yesterday's celery but they are worlds apart: bok choy is a kind of Chinese cabbage. This little international vegetable of my... Read more

Whole 30, Day 19: Celery

Friday, April 26, 2013      3 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 19 and today's veggie is: Celery So, I've already featured celeriac but the stalk that grows from that spherical root is so very distinct and unmissable that it deserved a blog all of its own. To me, celery is irreplaceab... Read more

Whole 30, Day 18: Butternut Squash

Thursday, April 25, 2013      4 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 18 and today the spotlight is on: Butternut Squash It's butternut squash time! This pale orange, pear-shaped fruit is the darling of paleo lifestyle afficionados. It's a very convenient alternative to potatoes and has a m... Read more

Whole 30, Day 17: Kale

Wednesday, April 24, 2013      2 comments

It's Whole 30, Day 17 and the spotlight is on: Kale It was only a matter of time before kale made an appearance in this blog series. It's one of the most talked-about veggies on the interweb, from what I can see. Love it or hate it (most pe... Read more


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