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Gomokuzushi – a scattering of flavours & colours

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Sushi.. say that to a lot of people and you will get the comment.. “oh, I don’t like raw fish..” Well that is a shame, but it shouldn’t stop you from enjoying sushi. The point of sushi is the vinegared rice which can be topped with lots of things, not just fish. And even [… More …]

Who said there’s no such thing as a free lunch?

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Wheat free I mean….

Rather a nasty flare up of red spottiness on my cheek means I am attempting to clean my blood out with a sort-of-detox.

Nothing vicious, just no wheat, alcohol, coffee, chocolate or sugar, no dairy except yoghurt. Lots of raw fruit and veggies, lots and LOTS of water.

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M-M-My Granola!

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Every time I make my breakfast, I find myself singing My Sharona, (with head banging bits)… I love the Knack, but it isn’t that. Is it the beat? The haircuts?

It is, of course, down to my latest favourite breakfast: granola. I had never eaten granola until Rachel (@ladytubedriver ) at my [… More …]

Slimming World : Tabbouleh – Wheat, Lemon, Mint & Parsley Salad

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Tabbouleh, that lovely bright sunshine of a salad, found all over the Middle East, that livens up a Christmas Buffet so well, is also a brilliant addition to any Slimming [… More …]

Slimming World – Key Lime Tartlets

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It’s my Slimming World meeting tonight, and we are having a tasting session. I wanted to make something a) tasty and sweet, but not too sweet b) suitable for people with food requirements, i.e. no aspartame, at least one of the two with no wheat.

I came up two sweet treats: Key Lime Tartlets [… More …]