Monthly Archives: April 2017

Chickpea & Chard Eggs

Like eggs with runny yolks? Here’s my latest recipe find, perfect for Sunday brunch. I’m going to substitute the chard for spinach, add a finely chopped red chilli and a dollop of crème fraiche to my version. Source: Chickpea & Chard Eggs, June … Continue reading

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Losing more than just the pounds after weight loss surgery

Is surgery the easy way out to losing weight? It’s certainly very effective, with the majority of people having a gastric band fitted or a gastric by-pass losing a considerable amount of their excess weight, supposedly without much effort. It’s good … Continue reading

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Tofu and spinach green curry

  For my vegan friends. The recipe calls for coconut sugar but I’m sure ordinary sugar, “jaggery” or palm sugar works just as well. I’d leave out the turmeric to keep it green. Curry’s are great, tasty, easy to make and good … Continue reading

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Gin & Tonic Poached Pears

I don’t love deserts but I do love fruit and pears are one of my favourite. You can’t beat a good G&T either. I’m going to try these but I think I’ll be poaching my pears until soft and serving with … Continue reading

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10 Famous People with Depression, Bipolar Disorder or Both

Mental health issues do not discriminate – they can affect anyone. It’s time to acknowledge that there’s neither shame in being affected with depression nor acceptable to be prejudiced against those who are. Source: 10 Famous People with Depression, Bipolar Disorder or Both

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Top 10: Almond Croissants in London

It’s my latest guilty pleasure. I didn’t think I liked croissants until Sunday morning, sitting at Paul’s in the sunshine opposite St.Paul’s cathedral after a heavy night partying at a friend’s 50th. When Hubby asked if I wanted a pastry with my … Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch

On a lazy Sunday, who doesn’t love brunch? But sometimes I’m feeling so lazy that I don’t want to go out and get it. I want something that’s simple, with not too many steps, but I also want it to … Continue reading

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