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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 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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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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Irish Food Isn’t Boring

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the last couple of years it’s that Irish food is far from boring. Sure, you can choose to eat boring Irish food that lacks imagination, but if you want to you can find good and interesting cuisine on your doorstep. Earlier this week a couple of us had […]

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chilli and herbs

Getting My Chilli On

I like cooking with chilli. Generally I try to grab a pack of fresh chillis once a week and use them (in moderation) to add a bit of heat and flavour to soups and pasta dishes. While browsing the other evening I came across an article talking about a specific type of chilli. Aleppo chilli. […]

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