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The fats you need for a healthy diet

Originally posted on Paper to Use:
Long before the dawn of agriculture, our ancestors spent 2.5 million years fine-tuning their metabolism and collective physiology to an opportunist’s diet that included everything from found or hunted meats and seafood to plants,…

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Awards (my Oscar moment)

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I’m sorry that I’ve taken so long to respond to all  your kind nominations. A big (belated) thank you to: Live Blissful for the Liebster Award Eatbreatheyogini for the Beautiful Blogger Award Live Blissful for the Shine On Award and … Continue reading

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Originally posted on [ Skinny Fat. ] Skye :
How many times have we all visited the store and bought a celebrity endorsed product without checking the ingredients label? Surely good ol’ Jamie Oliver would not whack his honesty smile and endorsement signature…

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Liebster award

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Thank you to Live blissful who nominated me for the Liebster Award. These are the questions she asked me: Cookies or Cake? CAKE Dogs or Cats? DOGS Latte or Frappe? NEITHER: I ONLY LIKE BLACK Beach holiday or Sight seeing … Continue reading

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Fig jam and irritating scrubbers

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My passion for figs is similar to my passion for tomatoes; it starts out all guns blazing, only to die a sudden death after the second consecutive week of thrice-daily consumption. Figs are pure nectar, either eaten straight from the … Continue reading

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Fresh tomato sauce

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We’re drowning in a tomato torrent at the moment. We also have a steady stream of bell, chilli and Espelette peppers to complement them. I was naively imagining myself being able to relax a bit at the beginning of September … Continue reading

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Sardine pâté and then there were three…

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I haven’t had much time to blog lately as I’ve spent much of the Summer slaving over a hot stove (real punishment in 40°c of heat), producing food for an abundance of hungry guests. The latest ‘feast’ was a three-day party … Continue reading

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Originally posted on HOMEOPATHY WORKS:
http://www.princeofpetworth.com/2011/09/are-you-going-to-get-a-flu-shot/ There was a time when we did as we were told.  We listened to our parents, teachers, and authority in all its faces and adhered to the rules of the day.  As youngsters it…

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Guest post: The importance of good nutrition with cancer

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Today I welcome Jillian McKee, who has worked as the Complementary Medicine Advocate at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance since June of 2009.  She also has a blog. Here is what she has to say about the importance of nutrition with regard … Continue reading

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Flying school and birdseed sundae

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There seem to be an awful lot of irresponsible parents around here. They have countless offspring and then leave them to fend for themselves while they go off galavanting, without even taking the time to check that their babies can … Continue reading

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Nine-year-old boy logic and crab salad

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This is a translation of a ‘phone conversation between my nine-year-old son and his friend : Son : ‘Hi ‘Friend’, would you like to play tennis this morning?’ Friend: ‘Er, OK, but could we make it this afternoon?’ Son: ‘But … Continue reading

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Fish curry (and absolutely not a hen in sight!)

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I’m a great fan of spicy food in very hot weather. Actually I’m a fan of spicy food in cold weather too, but the arguments in favour are less convincing. Spices help to kill bacteria that develops in hot weather … Continue reading