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With due apology to all dieters:

Diet is a four letter word That invariably spells trouble. When I see a dieter coming I am quick to take flight, Before I am forced To hear the virtues Of the Atkins Diet, The South Beach Diet, The Paleo Diet, Or the Keto Diet. Diets galore and Diets ad nauseum. When the simplest solution Is to eat less and exercise more.   Written for … Continue reading With due apology to all dieters:

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Black berries —- so berry good for you

Blackberries are so very good for you and so delicious too ! They can be found in hedgerows and in fresh produce shops in many parts of the world these days. Even  where blackberries are not native to the country they are widely available in the frozen fruit section of good suoermarkets. https://images.app.goo.gl/HNDmEpf2VPxeHLDT7   Here are some of the yummy and healthy ways you can … Continue reading Black berries —- so berry good for you

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Fun Things To Do With Ice cream: Sundaes, Floats And More

Ice cream, like fruit, is delicious enough to be enjoyed on its own as a dessert or snack. Yet ice cream, like fruit, can lend itself to many different combinations, recipes and serving suggestions. Baked Alaska is probably the most spectacular ice cream based dessert ever. It is a culinary  feat as well as a lesson in Physics. It consists of ice cream covered with … Continue reading Fun Things To Do With Ice cream: Sundaes, Floats And More

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IS FOOD COLOUR ON THE MENU ?

Photo credit Pexels   It is the attractive colour of strawberries that draws us to pick them up, inhale their heady scent and then put these lovely, juicy, bits of heaven in our mouths. We have derived so much pleasure, even before the first bite. But what prompted us to pop them? It was not the sweet tart taste, the freshness, the soft fleshy texture … Continue reading IS FOOD COLOUR ON THE MENU ?

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Five Important Reasons Why You Must Eat Watermelon This Summer

Watermelon is the most versatile of fruit and each part of it can be used. You can eat it on its own, or combine it with other fruit and vegetables to create a multitude of appetizing and healthful salads. You can drink it in smoothies, slush, or fruit water. It is used in facial scrubs and body washes. Even the seeds and rind are edible. Continue reading Five Important Reasons Why You Must Eat Watermelon This Summer