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Kale, Fresh Vegetables and Grilled Meat

I’m a big fan of kale. It’s a very tasty vegetable and it’s also full of important nutrients – it’s got a lot of vitamins, iron and other things. Combining kale with some other vegetables can do a good job of replacing carb heavy sides, like potatoes, pasta or rice. Earlier this week I had […]

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Spiralizing Vegetables To Replace Pasta

I love pasta, but it’s heavy in calories and carbohydrates. Pretty much every single diet out there suggests cutting calorie and carb intake. So how on earth can a pasta aficionado be happy with what they eat, while also cutting down on calories etc? I’ve always maintained that it would be impossible for me to […]

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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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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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Gadget: Peeling Garlic Easily

I have to admit that I am a little addicted to Kickstarter (and to a lesser extent Indiegogo). I tend to spend at least an hour or two per week browsing the latest projects on Kickstarter to see what people are creating. Sure, some of the stuff they come up with is either totally pointless […]

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Compensating For Bad Habits

Eating. Sleeping. Drinking. They’re all things we do, but a lot of us don’t do them properly. Personally I am all too aware that my eating habits can be quite bad. Sure, when I’m home for a few days I’ll cook fairly healthy meals and eat plenty of salads, fruits and fresh vegetables. I’m picky […]

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Sunday Evening Cooking

Weekends, as I’ve mentioned before, are a great time to do a bit of extra cooking. Instead of having a quick, rushed breakfast it’s possible to take the extra time to prepare something a little bit more elaborate and time-consuming. Sunday evening can also be a good time to prepare a tasty dinner as well […]

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