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A Cold Press Juicer Could Save Me Money

I’ve been using a centrifugal juicer on and off for the last 18 months. It’s a Philips HR1861 and cost around  €100 when I got it. I’m now upgrading to a cold press juicer, even though they’re considerably more expensive. For someone who was new to the entire concept of “juicing” that kind of investment […]

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Cuban black bean soup

Eating (Almost) Like A Vegetarian

I am not a vegetarian. I was a vegetarian briefly back in 1991 when I was sharing a house with a few vegetarians and my girlfriend at the time was vegetarian. I like meat. I love eating pretty much every type of meat imaginable, so the idea of me becoming vegetarian or vegan just wouldn’t […]

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George Foreman Heritage 18293 Family Grill, 5-Portion, Black

George Foreman Grill Replacement Time

My current George Foreman grill works well, but it’s too small for grilling vegetables and other things comfortably – there simply isn’t enough space to spread vegetables out and get them cooked without burning some .. unless you’re happy with grilling a tiny amount of vegetables – I know I’m not! I would have kept […]

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Grilling Vegetables

I’ve been avoiding eating potatoes when cooking at home for the last while. So instead of doing potatoes of some kind with a steak I’ve either prepared some kind of salad or been grilling vegetables. Grilling vegetables is pretty simple. You just slice up the vegetables and put them straight onto the grill – in […]

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Fruit and vegetables chopped up for juicing

Back on Juice ..

For the last week or so I’ve been travelling.. In terms of eating etc., it hasn’t been too healthy so I am avoiding the weighing scales… though I know I won’t be able to avoid them for much longer .. Yesterday evening I collected a box of fruit and vegetables from my local shop and […]

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Kale with vegetables and chicken

Cooking Experiments With Kale

James cooked a very tasty variation on this recipe the other evening. (He added some boiled sausage .. ) So I ended up with quite a bit of kale.. Kale is incredibly healthy and packed full of nutrients. Some people call it a “super food”, but it wasn’t something that I was that familiar with […]

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