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Posts Tagged ‘diet’

Wednesday 8 June 2011 . (2)

Neat – Just The Way I Like It

King of Hearts Yes, I have some catching up to do! NEAT - It stands for (in this case) Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. Basically, the calories burned unintentionally, like opening doors, cooking meals, yardwork and even watching television. Even sleeping, we are burning calories! The science is simple. Move around and ...

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Moroccan Chicken Tagine week

Tuesday 22 March 2011 . (1)

Tagine is just a fancy word for stew or braise and the technique couldn’t be easier. Marinate meat in sweet spices, add dried fruit and stir in some chick peas.  This dish does very well in a slow cooker but I like to make it on the stovetop and in the oven because browning the. Continue Reading…

(Yeasty) King of spades

Monday 31 January 2011 . (10)

Theresa wanted us to visit a health-food store this week. She gently explains what to expect upon entering. I am a bit surprised that this explanation is needed. Even me – a pop-guzzling, macaroni and cheese eating, chemical cleaning sprayer, disposable diaper purchaser – has been into one. What’s great is that health food stores. Continue Reading…


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