Monthly Archives: June 2012

Brave enough to wear horizontal stripes?

So horizontal stripes make us look fatter whilst vertical stripes are slimming. For dedicated followers of fashion this could present a problem given that the nautical theme is so much on trend at the moment. Perhaps yet another reason why we should … Continue reading

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Salads dressed or naked?

A salad without dressing is not good for your health – apparently. I nearly always eat salads without the dressing simply because I don’t like it. On the rare occasion I do, it is a soya sauce and chilli based … Continue reading

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The Cut That Went Too Far

Originally posted on Rantings of an Amateur Chef:
Several weekends ago, we were planning on hosting some relatives and I was looking for a good breakfast recipe. While browsing blogs that week, I came across the idea of Quiche Stuffed…

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Stirring Up Dinner for my Honey

Originally posted on Rantings of an Amateur Chef:
Weeknight cooking needs to be quick. While I generally get home from work at a decent hour, my family has gotten used to eating on the early side. My father-in-law managed a…

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Deliver us from Evil (or Junk Food temptation)

Disney banishes junk food ads from kids shows! Finally, someone with clout is pressurising food manufacturers to offer healthier ranges that are lower in saturated fat, salt and sugar. Disney has vowed to banish junk food ads from their entertainment … Continue reading

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Low carb diet helps acne or Chips and Chocolate give you spots!

A higher intake of white carbs might be related to acne. Easily digestible carbs such as white bread, potatoes, white rice, plus cakes, biscuits and pastries made from white flour cause greater amounts of insulin  release compared with carbs naturally found in … Continue reading

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