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Lidl's oat milk alternative.
Monday, February 24, 2020      11 comments

It is half the price of Oatly. But despite it not having added sugar it is unpleasantly sweet to me and not such a nice consistency. I will fin... Read more
11 year Sparkversary!
Friday, February 21, 2020      20 comments

Yes, and here I still am! I started out at 323lbs. I lost until I was 140lbs. I gained while having intense morning/noon/night sickness whi... Read more
Link: Don't Criticise Someone Else’s Joy
Tuesday, February 18, 2020      20 comments

www.scarymommy.com/dont-
criticize-other-peoples-joy/ It's a bit sweary, but it's worth the read. I have seen a few really obnoxious (same sad little man most of the time) commentators on the community feed, moanin... Read more
The long read: How ultra-processed food took over your shopping basket.
Friday, February 14, 2020      9 comments

www.theguardian.com/food
/2020/feb/13/how-ultra-pro
cessed-food-took-over-your
-shopping-basket-brazil-ca
rlos-monteiro This article is well worth sitting down to read properly. It's shocking and uncomfortable t... Read more
Now this is commitment! Link: Chinese man under lockdown runs 31 miles in his living room
Thursday, February 13, 2020      8 comments

www.theguardian.com/worl
d/2020/feb/12/coronavirus-
chinese-man-under-lockdown
-runs-31-miles-in-his-living-room Talk about going stir crazy! That many laps round your room would make you dizzy! That really is... Read more
8th in 5th Cookery Challenge: James Wong, How to Eat Better
Wednesday, February 12, 2020      14 comments

Tomatoes, pickled garlic, almonds and a spot of olive oil roasted and then pureed smooth while hot to make pasta sauce. They could have been do... Read more
Why I am sick of trying. Why isn't it good enough?
Monday, February 10, 2020      23 comments

I eat 10+ veg and fruit daily. I try to eat 25g nuts/seeds daily (manage maybe 4/5 out of 7 days). I drink 2 litres water daily. I eat oily fish once a week (yes it should be twice). I very very rarely drink alcohol (couple snowballs at ... Read more
6th and 7th in 5th Cookery Challenge: Skyrim cookery
Saturday, February 08, 2020      6 comments

I love the game Skyrim. I even walked down the aisl... Read more
Link: 16 Useful Tips For Anyone Trying To Eat Less Meat
Friday, February 07, 2020      6 comments

www.buzzfeed.com/melissa
harrison/how-to-eat-less-m
eat?ref=hpsplash&origin=spl We should all be eating less. ... Read more
5th in 5th Cookery Challenge: Bosh! Vegan Keema Aloo.
Thursday, February 06, 2020      8 comments

I used dried methi leaves instead of coriander as I had run out. I thought it was a bit under spiced so added some tandoori masala mix. I didn't b... Read more
Link: 21 Easy Can-To-Pan Dinners That All Start With Beans!
Wednesday, February 05, 2020      10 comments

www.buzzfeed.com/melissa
harrison/healthy-bean-reci
pes-dinner Tinned beans are so handy AND healthy! ... Read more
4th in 5th Cookery Challenge: Bosh! Saag Tofu
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      8 comments

Was surprised how tasty the tofu was in this! Especially as I used ordinary tofu and had to press it myself. I used a spot of vegemite instead ... Read more
Weirded out by creepy neighbour.
Monday, February 03, 2020      18 comments

This older guy... Now I am perfectly happy to humour older people repeating stories etc but this guy gives this weird thing about "when children are little you could just eat them, when they are teenagers you'll wish you had" This is enough... Read more
Health Check
Friday, January 31, 2020      9 comments

I had a blood test yesterday after receiving a letter from my Doctor's Surgery pointing out how terribly old I am now since I hit 40 and would I like to come get checked out!! So now have an appointment in a week or so with Senior Nurse I h... Read more
Feeling satisfied with my use of a wasted time.
Thursday, January 23, 2020      15 comments

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