What is the best time to eat lunch at work?

What is the best time to eat lunch at work?

During work and meetings, it’s hard to find the right time to eat lunch. These days many employees find themselves stuck at their desks half-eating, half- working. To maintain a healthy diet and a good life balance it’s best to find a moment during the busy day and relax while eating. What’s the best time to eat lunch at work?continue reading →
What Makes Peking Duck Such a Special Dish

What Makes Peking Duck Such a Special Dish

(Image Credit: Chili House SF) Peking duck is a popular meal in China as well as many Western countries. With a tradition dating back nearly 700 years, it’s easy to see why. When the Yuan Dynasty fell in 1368, it created many changes in China and started the Ming Dynasty. Cooked duck, which had long been a favorite of the Chinese, took the name Peking duck after the country’s capitol city. The dish has long been associated with royalty, a tradition that continues to this day. Eventually, those in the upper class began to enjoy it as well.…continue reading →
How to Stay Nutritious at the Office

How to Stay Nutritious at the Office

When you spend your weekdays sat at a desk, staying fit and healthy can be troublesome. After a long, hard day’s work, exercise seems like too much effort and hassle. Plus, if your work brings you stress, you can find yourself craving sweets and junk food. Therefore, trying to lead a nutritious lifestyle can seem frustrating when your work life is plagued with sitting still, little exercise, and leaving you too tired when you do have free time.…continue reading →
Three Food Items You Can Keep in Your Car for a Busy Morning

Three Food Items You Can Keep in Your Car for a Busy Morning

Eating is important, even if you have to do so on the go. Of course, this is not ideal, and it goes without saying that most of us would like a nice sit-down type breakfast that is relaxing and doesn’t involve multitasking. There are days though, when eating on the go is something we have to do, simply because we are running late, or have a lot to get done. With that in mind, here are a few quick and easy meals that are ideal for anyone who has a busy day ahead, be it going car shopping, or taking the long way to work.…continue reading →
Pumpkin Waffle Recipe – Gluten Free

Pumpkin Waffle Recipe – Gluten Free

To pull readers in I perhaps could have entitled this blog “Easy, Gluten-Free Waffle Recipe” or anything along those lines which implies its simplicity, but I’d be lying through my teeth – err, through my keyboard... I don’t know if it’s just me or indeed if this is one of the more challenging waffle recipes to get right, but having to cater to a gluten-intolerant stomach in my household I simply could not give up on a delicious gluten-free diet that’s healthy too. You rarely find all three of those properties in any recipe, so I eventually got it right and I truly hope you have an easier time of it.…continue reading →
And the winner goes to…The best place to buy your wine

And the winner goes to…The best place to buy your wine

When it comes to buying wine, there are some factors to consider. Are you buying it as a gift, or just to enjoy alongside your takeaway and Netflix? Are you a connoisseur of rare vintages and obscure vintners, or are you a newcomer looking for something light and pleasant? And, last but not least, what is your budget? It can be quite discouraging to set out to buy a good bottle, when you haven’t the faintest idea where to look – and it would be a shame if you let this stop you! …continue reading →
The Culinary Delights of York

The Culinary Delights of York

I’m almost afraid to publish this little preview of what the culinary delights of York have in store for any foodie who is thinking about making their way to this history-rich city, quite simply because all the options (and more) might have you feeling like a kid in a candy…continue reading →
Did I Hear You Say Six Small Meals Per Day?

Did I Hear You Say Six Small Meals Per Day?

As if it’s not hard enough catering to the varied dietary needs of a family of seven (including yours truly), try getting a letter from your teenager’s rugby team nutritionist recommending that your boy, who is showing some signs of real talent that can have them develop a serious career, follows a strict diet which is spread out over six small meals per day! That’s what I have to deal with after my son’s summer school rugby camp...…continue reading →