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 →
These 4 Nutrients are Key for My 7 Children

These 4 Nutrients are Key for My 7 Children

Cooking for my entire family is sometimes a chore, but in most situations I’m glad to do it. Trying to get everyone fed on a budget can be challenging, but the more challenging thing is to make sure they all have the adequate nutrition that they need in order to remain healthy. Every one of my children will hopefully live longer than I do, but for that to happen I must make sure they are properly nourished.continue reading →
The Best Food to Batch Cook

The Best Food to Batch Cook

As a mother of five in a family of seven, it will probably come as no surprise to you that things can get hectic around the house! Between extracurricular activities, homework, housework, bonding time and everything else in between, sometimes it is oh so tempting to delve into the freezer…continue reading →

Flavours of the World on a Budget

Well I definitely wanted to travel a lot more than I did a lot sooner in my life, but either way, I can honestly say that I was rather privileged growing up under the tutelage of a parents who made it happen in terms of exploring the length and breadth…continue reading →
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