Monthly Archives: August 2011

Whale Weigh Station

Well thats what hubby says anyway.  Yes, Mondays are Weigh-in days at Weight Watchers.  I haven’t been for 3 weeks due to the holiday and had put on 1.5 pounds the last time I went.  But I have been focused … Continue reading

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Hugh Fearnley-Phwoar

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has long been one of my ultimate food heroes.  I love his enthusiasm for growing your own fruits and veg and for simple, tasty home cooking which all the family can be involved in.  I supported his “Chicken … Continue reading

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Oh Dear!

Today started so well.  I always like to start on a positive note.  Smoothie for breakfast: blueberries, banana, soya milk, vanilla fat free yogurt, 1/2 tbsp chia seeds and 1 tbsp tahini.  It was delicious.  And very purple. I made … Continue reading

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Chia me up

I have noticed many of the nutrition and lifestyle blogs I read, use Chia seeds.  I had never heard of them before so I did some research.  The main benefit to dieters seems to be that they have a gelling … Continue reading

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Homage to Fatima

Last week we were looked after superbly by our little Turkish angel, Fatima.  She cooked delicious meals 3 times a day.  They were all home made using fresh ingredients and all meals were full of fruits and veggies.  She made … Continue reading

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It’s a jungle out there!

One of the first things I did after coming home from holiday (before even going in to the house) was to check the progress of my raised veg beds and veggie patch.  I was shocked by how many weeds had … Continue reading

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The first day home after a holiday

I enjoy coming home after a holiday.  When I have just had such a lovely holiday though there is a part of me that wishes I was still there, with dear friends and the children in Kas in Turkey.  But … Continue reading

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