Healthy Chip Shop Curry Sauce

Guest post by Jason. Healthy Chip Shop Curry Sauce One thing I’m always craving at the weekend is chip shop curry sauce. The Chinese style curry sauce that you often find on the butcher counter is filled with coconut milk and is laced with hidden calories. I decided to make a healthy chip curry sauce recipe that is […]

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Healthy Food Taken Too Far?

While I love healthy food, I don’t think it needs to be boring. Of course some people like to take “healthy” to an extreme. Take these breakfast cereals as an example: Not only are they “gluten free”, but they’re also made from “veganic sprouted” brown rice, ancient maize and ancient grain. Maybe they taste ok, […]

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Weight Loss Realisations of the Morbidly Obese

Guest post by Jason. I have never liked the phrase “Morbidly Obese”. It sounded so dramatic a diagnosis from a white coated stranger with a body mass index calculator. Obesity comes with a large disclaimer of a future of complications with high cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes to name a few. Lifetime of Realisations I’m a […]

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Jawbone UP3 Quick Review

Over the past couple of years I’ve tried a number of different fitness trackers. I’ve had multiple fitbit trackers, some got lost, others had issues with their battery. Last year I switched to the Jawbone UP. Apart from anything else the battery issues with the Fitbit were driving me nuts – they’d lose their charge […]

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Cute Beatles Themed Pepper Mill

I’m currently in the market for a pepper mill for the office. I’ll probably get a rather boring, yet functional one. However while browsing I came across this one that I really like. It’s cute and quirky and still does its job: Yes, it’s “The Sergeant” which of course is playing on the imagery of […]

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Spaghetti Carbonara

I’ve always liked carbonara. It’s one of those dishes that isn’t complicated, but is incredibly tasty. I guess it proves that you don’t need elaborate “fussy” recipes to get good, tasty food. It’s not a super lean or low calorie dish, but it’s good quality food and free of processed junk. And no, you don’t […]

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Fresh burgers with mushrooms, shallots, chilli and garlic

Simple Cooking Makes Me Happy

Cooking my own food is (nearly) always a pleasure. There’s a lot to be said for being able to choose exactly how you want your food cooked and served. While I do enjoy eating very elaborate dishes when I’m “out”, I tend to stick to much simpler fare when I’m the one doing the cooking. […]

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