Sunday : Some Thoughts !
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15h ago
Do you consider Sunday the first or last day of the week? I was always told it was the first day... and apparently, it was originally the first day of the week rather than the last, in a calendar derived from Hellenistic astrology! I wonder how do you spend your Sunday? Do you consider this day just another typical day, or a special day for relaxation and spending time with your friends, your family, or yourself? Although some people may be working on Sundays, this day is usually the time for most of us to rest from work. What makes Sundays great is that you can actually do a lot of thing ..read more
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Eggs Are Eggscellent !
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2d ago
I must admit we do enjoy eating recipes which contain eggs, they are so good for you and here's why: 1. Eggs are Full of Vitamins and Minerals - Including vitamins B, C, D, E, K, and more. 2. Lower High Blood Pressure - The peptides present in eggs were shown to help reduce high blood pressure. 3. Great Source of Protein - Eggs are a great source of protein, one egg contains 6 grams of protein. 4. Omega 3’s - Eggs contain a high level of essential omega-3 fatty acids, an essential nutrient and good for your heart. 5. Nine Essential Amino Acids - Eggs are known as the perfect food as t ..read more
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"in a brief moment of sunshine"
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3d ago
A short post today ? We have been fortunate to enjoy a few sunnier days. The garden birds have certainly been happy about it, and it's been lovely to listen to their birdsong. This beautiful cherry blossom and blue tit was photographed "in a brief moment of sunshine" in Overton, Hampshire, UK photo credit Deb Heath Wishing all readers a happy and peaceful day. All the best Jan ..read more
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Diabetes and the Alternative Lower Carb 'Rice Pudding'
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4d ago
Before I start this post, Eddie and I just want to say thank you to all our readers who visit this blog, and a special thank you for all who take time to leave a comment ... you are all appreciated ? Also, you may have already seen the post here telling about the unexpected but lovely email we received from Anuj the the Founder of Feedspot informing us that our humble blog has been rated at number seventeen of one hundred 'Best Diabetes Blogs'. Our thanks to Feedspot for the thumbs up, and all who sent their congratulations. The list of best blogs is here Now, on we go with today's ..read more
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'Real food is just one component of a healthy lifestyle'
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5d ago
Franziska Spritzler RD CDE writes: "Real food is whole, single-ingredient food. It is mostly unprocessed, free of chemical additives, and rich in nutrients. In essence, it's the type of food human beings ate exclusively for thousands of years. However, since processed foods became popular in the 20th century, the Western diet has shifted toward ready-to-eat meals. While processed foods are convenient, they also harm your health. In fact, following a diet based on real food may be one of the most important things you can do to maintain good health and a high quality of life. Here are 21 rea ..read more
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Coffee Grounds In Your Garden !
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6d ago
Well, you can't say there isn't variety on this blog. Whether it be articles and studies about diabetes and living the low carb lifestyle, to a wide variety of recipe suggestions, and even wildlife photography - there is variety - and they do say 'variety is the spice of life'. But how about this one? How to use coffee grounds in your garden – 3 ways to benefit plants and improve soil quality Wondering how to use coffee grounds in your garden? Well, it turns out that your caffeine addiction might just be your garden's saving grace and the next step for upping your allotment's sustainability ..read more
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Five Random Facts That May Amaze You !
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1w ago
Goodness me, it's the weekend again! The days of the week seem to go by so quickly. Today, for a change I'm sharing five random facts that may amaze you!  There is an average of 50,000 spiders per acre in green areas. Some male songbirds sing more than 2,000 times each day. For every human in the world there are one million ants. If you keep a goldfish in a dark room, it will become pale! The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.” uses every letter of the alphabet.  Did you (like me) check that last fact out? Whatever your plans are this weekend I wish you a ..read more
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Creamy Paprika Chicken : The Mary Berry Way : Nice With Lower Carb Cauliflower Rice
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1w ago
I think many will agree that this Mary Berry recipe for a creamy paprika chicken is one that will please. A quick and comforting meal perfect served with young spinach or green beans. You could also add some plain boiled rice or creamy mash, however, the lower carb alternative cauliflower rice is very nice. Ingredients Serves Four 4 small chicken breasts, without skin or bone 150ml/5¼fl oz double (heavy) cream For the marinade 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp runny honey 1 tbsp paprika 1 tbsp grainy mustard To serve - suggestions young spinach or green beans boiled rice, cooked or crea ..read more
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Aprils Birth Flower : Sweet peas
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1w ago
If you were born in April you are blessed with two birth flowers, daisies and fragrant sweet peas. Daisies are everywhere, popping up along roadsides, in fields, and gardens, and they are popular for playing the classic “he loves me, he loves me not” game. Sweet peas’ with their colourful petals cluster at the ends of long stems, fill the air with the delightful scent of spring. This post shares some facts about sweet peas. If you haven't already seen my earlier post about the Daisy, you can read it here Sweet peas enrich the land they grow in. They possess the unique ability to grab nit ..read more
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Go Greek Midweek with this lower carb vegetarian side dish !
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1w ago
Why not Go Greek Midweek with this Greek Style Roasted Mushrooms with Red Pepper, Herbs and Feta side dish. Its vegetarian, tasty and low in carbs ? These Greek-Style Roasted Mushrooms with Red Pepper, Herbs, and Feta are perfect for a meatless side dish. It's low carb, keto and gluten free. The dish is termed 'Greek Style' because of the herbs and feta used, you can read more about feta cheese here. Ingredients (makes about four servings) 4 T extra virgin olive oil 2 T fresh mint, finely chopped 2 T fresh oregano, finely chopped (Other fresh herbs of your choice could be used.) 3 T ..read more
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