Half way through 2016
Six months ago you made a promise to yourself, maybe more than one. Inches to lose, bad habits to break, better ones to form. How’s it all going? Or, did you give up?
The trouble with new year resolutions. We rarely stick with our resolve. We almost expect to fail, after all we’re only human.
Why is that? Are we so weak? Didn’t want it badly enough?
Jun 03 2016
For the love of all things sweet.
Why quit sugar? Sometimes it’s hard to reconcile with the idea that something you love is nothing more than an addiction.
Why is it that those things we enjoy become addictive? Is it just that we lack self-control or when it comes to something as sweet and delicious as sugar it’s actually addictive? If you’re hooked on that candy jar on your desk, then you probably already know the answer. Right?
Apr 28 2016
Gelatin, the overnight sensation.
What’s a family get-together without a big bowl of Jelly trifle? But have you ever thought of jelly as a health food? No? A superfood? Are you kidding? Reduce wrinkles? Really?
They say it takes 20 years to make an overnight success. When it comes to gelatin, you could say even longer. It’s been around for so long you’d be forgiven for thinking it was anything more than an essential, albeit humble ingredient for making jelly. Well, read on as I’ve got some great news for you.
Mar 26 2016
No guilt here.
Okay, so it’s hard not to stumble over the meaning behind Easter and get completely lost in mass consumerism. Is it me or does each year seem that ‘we the people’ are seduced and manipulated to dizzying heights of chocolate ecstasy and a huge sugar rush that’s going to take weeks to recover from.
May 06 2015