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How Much is Enough?

Following on from my previous post in this series, Eating Clean & Getting Fat, which debunked the notion of Unicorns whilst also suggesting two key principles that if followed will provide control over your weight, guaranteed. In this post I will start to fill in some of the blanks. The first question we need to […]

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An Apple A Day…

Might well keep the Doctor away. So long as it is ‘an’ apple rather than a dozen apples a day! What a strange thing for him to say you might think. Where on earth is he heading with this… Quite simply I have been thinking about weight loss / gain, particularly as many of us […]

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Rock and Roll Saturday Night

Yes another Saturday night living on the edge of sanity. No alcohol for over a year now, but harder still a whopping three days on ‘managed’ sugar. I have decided that sugar free would be not only pointless (and not particularly good for me!), but virtually impossible to achieve, so I am aiming to stay […]

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Short Lived Pain – Sugar Free Day 2

A quick update on the Sugar withdrawal scenario… Extremely short lived! Similar to any other craving, distraction works as a great way to ‘be strong’. So what does today look like?

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Cold Turkey

No, not a blog post suggesting a sandwich filling! But rather a short ramble whist sitting here in a state of withdrawal from my favourite drug… Sugar.

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Let loose in the kitchen!

OK, this might not win any prizes in the Great British Bake off or indeed get me an invite onto Masterchef, but it was super easy to make and tastes extremely good! Therefore I consider this a big win 🙂

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Tofu Kimchi Stir-Fry

This fusion of Korean and Japanese flavors is jumpy with attention grabbers: fiery kimchi, nutty tasting soba, and a punchy sauce. Plus, studies show that eating more plant-based protein like tofu is a recipe for longevity.

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Chicken Freekeh Stir-Fry

Made using roasted immature wheat, Middle Eastern freekeh is a smoky-tasting whole grain that is high in protein and fiber. A creamy tahini dressing rounds out the dish.

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Steak Fajita Stir-Fry

Give your stir-fry some Latin flare with this fajita incarnation that is packed with muscle-building protein and the immune-boosting vitamin C found in bell peppers and mango. The stir-fry can also be scooped into corn tortillas for a twist on taco night.

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Nordic Salmon Rye Stir-Fry

This Scandinavian inspired dish incorporates some of the most notable elements of the health-hiking Nordic diet, namely, omega-3 rich salmon, vegetables and whole grains. And sneaking in some sauerkraut offers up gut-friendly probiotics.