One of the most fundamental parts of eating healthily on a daily basis is making sure that you shop well for your food. It can be so easy to be tempted into buying all sorts of unhealthy extras when you’re wandering around a grocery store. Many people make the mistake of just shopping for food […]
As an avid blog reader barely a day goes by without seeing a reference to ‘paleo diets’. For those who are unaware the paleolithic diet (or caveman diet) is a nutritional plan based around food types that were available to our ancestors nearly 2.5 million years ago. By eliminating grains, dairy and processed foods (among […]
Eating out at restaurants can typically mean meals with more calories. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make smart choices to avoid feeling guilty afterwards. There are several tips and tricks when deciding on where to go and what to eat. Most of us like to dine out in order to celebrate a birthday or […]
Like a lot of the globe, here in the UK spring is more a hope than the current season, with flurries of snow as late as April making winter feel endless. Over the weekend it seemed nice enough to open the windows and let some fresh air breeze through the apartment. Coupled with the light […]
I am not a big consumer of alcoholic beverages, so when I do choose to partake I want a tasty sipping drink (as opposed to the unpleasant experience of something you have throwback as quickly as possible or that burns your throat on the way down). I’m always on the lookout for yummy and refreshing cocktail recipes I can serve at […]
March 28th is “Something on a Stick Day” so we thought it would be fun if we made March’s Quirky Question: “What is your favorite food on a stick?” Read on to see what our bloggers had to say and don’t forget to let us know your choices in the comments!
It seems like these days, everyone is talking about gluten. As people are switching to gluten-free diets, restaurants are offering gluten-free menus. But what does going sans-gluten really mean, and why are people just now starting to talk about it? What is it? Gluten is a grain protein found in wheat, barley and rye bread. […]
One of the most intimidating things I have ever done was order sushi for the first time. I remember sitting at the table at my favorite Chinese restaurant and internally debating if I really wanted to attempt it or not. What if I didn’t order it correctly? What if I didn’t like it? What if I […]
St Patrick’s Day means two things to me (not being Irish, or even having visited Ireland) my annual tasting of Guinness to see if I like it yet – and this year I do! – and making Delia Smith’s Chocolate Guinness cake. After a little morning-after-the-night-before cake baking accident (maybe I’m more Irish than I […]
With the fast paced and sometimes frankly hectic lifestyles that we live in this modern age, food can sometimes become of little consideration. I mean, who has the time to devote to thinking up exciting new meals or slave away in the kitchen for a couple of hours a day? We all have our quick […]
I don’t know what I liked more about this Passion Fruit Meringue Pie Recipe from Sam at Drizzle and Drip, the fact that it’s a new twist on a classic recipe or the adorable individual serving idea, but either way I thought it was pretty awesome. This dessert is as pretty as it is tasty and […]
Whether you’re celebrating with your boyfriend, girlfriend or a great friend today these sweet pink meringues are the perfect way to share your feelings.
Chocolate cake is a guilty pleasure of mine, but not just any chocolate cake will do. When I am having a serious cake craving, there is nothing worse than breaking off what seems like a delicious bite only to find that what looked pretty on the plate is a dry bland lump in my mouth. Dry […]
Who could say no to Baked Potato Soup? Not me. When I saw this recipe from Barefeet In The Kitchen, I was all about making some as quickly as possible! The recipe is shockingly simple to execute and incrediblly declicous to eat.