Slim spray?!! Say whhattt!! Pllleease!!!

cropped-tulipsmontagefive.jpgOf all the most ridiculous spam emails I get regarding slimming and claims for losing weight quickly, This ‘Slim Spray’ has to take the (low-fat) biscuit for the biggest con so far! See last post…. Continue reading

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Health foods? – Don’t, don’t don’t don’t believe the hype!

Public Enemy – Don’t believe the hype Continue reading

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Sugar-free? – No I’m not on a fad diet

What brought me to the position of giving up sugar, wasn’t just a spur of the moment idea, a fad diet, or that I intended it to be a quick fix. Far from it. I have been interested in and researching the origins of sugar, the sugar trade (and consequent slave trade), the refining of, uses and consumption of sugar, for quite a while now.

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Sugar Skull – Sweet Skull

‘Sweet Skull’

A friend of mine, the photographer Rob White, made this cute, sugar cube skull, stop-animation. Continue reading

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Umami and Kokumi – A quest for satiation

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In my last post I mentioned that on my sugar free diet so far this year, I have found it easy to become full, but I crave total satisfaction on taste. By removing sugar, sweetners of any kind (natural or not), alcohol and white flour, I have struggled to get a ‘hit’ or a ‘high’ of satisfaction. Continue reading

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I Can’t Get No Satisfaction – My Sugar Free Year – So far

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Rock sugar, not crack cocaine…..but sugar is possibly as addictive apparently…

So, feeling good that today I am 3 months into my year without sugar! Yay!

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Spiced Gluten Free Fried Chicken

Gluten Free Fried Chicken

Gluten Free Fried Spiced ChickenMy latest version of fried chicken, this time it’s gluten-free

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Christmas is definitely a comin……

Dead Lemon Scarves

I’m still busy making, making, making….. and I still have a few of Winnie’s Victoria Sponge Cake pictures left…….. Continue reading

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