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Grapefruit, ginger and carrot

Grapefruit, Carrot & Ginger Juice

I quite like grapefruit. Sure, it’s a lot more bitter than orange, but the bitter taste sort of adds to its attraction. Yesterday I picked up a few grapefruit specifically for juicing, but I wanted to add something else to them. So carrot and ginger seemed like a reasonably good idea. The end result was […]

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Simple steak salad

Steak Salad

I’ve been back in Ireland for a couple of days and I’m trying my best to “behave”. That means eating a relatively healthy breakfast (Alpen muesli without added sugar washed down with coffee) and having lunch in the canteen at work. In the evening I’m back to cooking, so I’ve been eating plenty of fresh […]

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Summer Salad Time

While Ireland isn’t exactly renowned for its good weather, we have had reasonably good weather for the last few weeks with even a few days that could be considered “hot”. You can eat salads all year round, but it’s definitely “easier” to do so during the summer months. Apart from anything else shops seems to […]

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Beetroot, Carrot and Orange Juice

Raw beetroot is full of goodness. It contains potassium, magnesium and iron as well as vitamins A, B6 and C, and folic acid. Pretty impressive, isn’t it? Unfortunately, as I’ve already mentioned, it’s not that tasty as a juice unless you combine it with other fruit or vegetables. Depending on what you have in the […]

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Kale Pasta & Sardines

Kale is a wonderfully tasty addition to your cooking arsenal. Unfortunately it can be quite awkward to get, so I haven’t been able to use it in my cooking for the last couple of months. Fortunately I’ve been able to get a supply in the last week both from local corner shop and from Tesco. […]

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Spreading The Word .. Sort of

I’ve been posting here on a semi-regular basis for over a year. Prior to that the activity was incredibly sporadic.. I like posting photos with the articles, as it helps add a bit of “colour” to what I’m writing about. As of today any of the recipes that I post that have photos will also […]

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