5 Ideas For a Special Easter

02/04/2015

So the holidays are almost here, huh? What we usually do when we have many days-off lined one after the other is to succumb to our escalating levels of laziness and spent all of our free time eating and…

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All Fruits to the Jars!

30/09/2014

Now that autumn has descended over us with certainty, it might be time to rethink not just our wardrobe, but also our menu. Eating by the season might seem less convenient than filling your basket with the year-round, symmetrically-shaped tomatoes at the supermarket, but it sure is tastier, natural, better for your health and for local economy.  Nature, once again, does the right thing by providing us with a varying menu. Diversity is there because everything in nature has its purpose and its…

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AUTUMN GOODIES, PART 2: FRUITS

04/10/2013

Hello, dears! As promised last week, here is what fruits are good to eat during the autumn and, more importantly, why it is good to eat them; stick to those gifts of nature and you should be just fine aaaaall the way through the golden monthsJ Apples Apples are rich in antioxidant phyto-nutrients flavonoids and polyphenolics. The total measured anti-oxidant strength (ORAC value) of 100 g apple fruit is 5900 TE. Some of the important flavonoids in apples are quercetin, epicatechin, and procyanidin…

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AUTUMN GOODIES

27/09/2013

Hello, dears! Well, it is time to say Happy Autumn. With the weather getting chillier and chillier, rains (some prefer to call them showers, but if you ask me, it`s the same thing, still you are getting wet and the street strolling option is offJ) more and more often, the day getting shorter and shorter (remember, remember, the first of September, the day was still long and at 8 PM the sun was still up… oh, lovely days those were)… yes, the summer is officially over. As much as it hurts to…

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