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Something is wrong with your diet plan…

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So I was perusing instagram as I like to read other people’s stories about how they live healthy lives or tackle weight loss and there was one profile that caught my eye for all the wrong reasons.

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Healthy White Christmas Slice..

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Image by www.adrianalfordphotography.com

Christmas is coming! And the best news is, all your favourite dishes can be made in a healthy way without sacrificing the sensational flavours.

I have tasted the traditional White Christmas slice in the past and while it looked fantastic, one piece and I had an immediate headache and felt instantly tired like sugar tends to do to me. Not to mention wanting to eat the whole batch despite the pain!

So I whipped up a Slim Birdy original and oh my, tastes like the most amazing white chocolate without the hangover! Add this one to your Christmas cooking list…

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What’s up with NY resolutions..

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I was a diary writer from a young age and every New Years Day, I loved to get out the brand new Letts diary Christmas present.

The first day of the year, so fresh and clean like the first diary page, so full of hope and optimism. I would consider how I would like the year to unfold and invariably every single time, my weight would factor in there. I would go weigh myself and write – current weight 85kgs, this year get to 65kgs.

There was no concrete plan as to how to do this. Sometimes it was just thoughts of “I am really going to stick to xyz diet” or “I am going to run and exercise every day.” But a few days in and usually it was shot to pieces, that ice cream or chocolate being just too tempting and when you have a bit, you have ruined everything, so you might as well eat the lot; or so the crazy out of control psycho in my head told me. Continue reading

Recipes and why I need to tweak them.

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There are so many recipes out there, talk about overwhelm!!!

I have about ten recipe books and how many recipes do you think I have tried? Try none. No I lie, I think I have made about two things when I was on holidays and had time to study it, get all the ingredients, was in the mood, had the time to do it and most of the time while the end result was delicious, it took far too long to prepare and you polish it off in five minutes while the washing up takes another half an hour!

Just not practical in the time vs benefit equation.

Then in the attempt to be ‘different’ with recipes they include weird and wonderful ingredients where you have to buy the whole packet and use a teaspoon of it and waste the rest because nothing else you make has that in it. No wonder the 4 ingredient recipe books are such a hit. Continue reading