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Wokingham Food Festival 2013

I spent a very enjoyable evening at the Wokingham Food Festival last night. This event, lasting two and a half days, is in it’s seventh year and has gone from strength to strength. It was originally a Council run event … Continue reading

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Leftovers: Spicy Fried Ricelets

You know the end of the week feeling when the fridge isn’t showing much promise? Yep, me too and today I was faced with what to have for brunch when faced with some leftover rice and stir-fried veggies from the … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Quiche

When I was a child my mum would serve up ‘egg and bacon flan’. I really didn’t look forward to that meal. Once I got around to eating it I enjoyed it, but the thought of it never gave me … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter

I love to make things from scratch. Especially if the things I like to make are staples that are well liked and frequently consumed. I feel like I am making better choices if I make them rather than buy them … Continue reading

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13 Ways to add Turmeric into your day…

Turmeric has been shown to be as effective or more effective than 14 major drugs. It is a fabulous anti-inflammatory agent and is the most researched and studied spice for it’s health giving benefits. It is used heavily in cooking … Continue reading

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Don’t ditch the scales!

Your weight loss is important. There, I said it and I won’t take it back. Despite all the shared images of scales with positive messages on. Kind people telling you that you should use a measuring tape and your clothes as a … Continue reading

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Going gluten free healthily

How do you go gluten free and do so healthily? How do you feed a family if only one of you is gluten intolerant or coeliac? It’s a problem that can cause frustration and resentment where someone ends up losing … Continue reading

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What ‘The Voice’ taught me

In case you didn’t know I watched the quarter finals of ‘The Voice’ on Friday night at Pinewood Studios. I’ve only ever seen trailers for the programme and really had little idea what to expect, but Sophie had been sent … Continue reading

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Are you addicted to diet foods?

Are you still eating ‘diet foods’, ‘low fat foods’ or ‘healthy options’? If you are you are almost certainly setting yourself up for cravings, weight gain, mood swings and bad skin. So you can eat fewer calories for sure, but … Continue reading

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“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped. ”

Have you ever thought back over a series of events and seen how they all join together because of one decision you made earlier on? This time last week I was rocking and shouting and whooping alongside 5000 others at … Continue reading

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