Diet Mentality — Nourish (Reblog)

Ah, January. The time of the year when the thrill of the holidays is over, the temperature is at an all-time low (at least in New England), and around the world, millions of people have put their New Year’s resolutions into motion. A simple google search confirms that by far the most popular resolution is losing weight, which is unsurprising considering how most societies prioritize thinness.

Diet Mentality — Nourish

The January Diet — Heather Sherwood Fitness (Reblog)

January is when traditionally people go on ‘a diet’. The word ‘Diet’ conjures up images of restriction, lettuce leaves, starving, no chocolate, cakes or sweets, cutting out carbs, cutting out fat … the list goes on. What ‘Diet’ actually means is the sum of food consumed by a person – what we actually put in […]

The January Diet — Heather Sherwood Fitness

MENU: NANA’S NEW YEARS DAY LUNCH — The Weathered Grey Table (Reblog)

“AS GOD IS MY WITNESS, I’LL NEVER BE HUNGRY AGAIN.” Scarlett O’Hara, Gone with the Wind Nana would come north every year before Thanksgiving and stay until after the New Year celebration.  Like every Southerner, superstitious or not, she knew that certain foods are required for an auspicious start to the year. The ham she […]

MENU: NANA’S NEW YEARS DAY LUNCH — The Weathered Grey Table

Dietary Value And Health Benefits Of Ginger — Optimal Health (Reblog)

Ginger is a rhizome that finds wide use in flavoring and adding fragrance to foods and beverages. Ginger also has medicinal properties that justify its use in treating different conditions. For instance, there is a reference to the use of ginger for medicinal purposes in Chinese, Arabic, Greek, and Arabic records. Ginger is consumed fresh […]

Dietary Value And Health Benefits Of Ginger — Optimal Health

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – #Italian Cookery with Silvia Todesco – SPRITZ: the most popular Italian cocktail — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine (Reblog)

It has been a wonderful year of Italian cookery from Silvia Todesco with recipes for starters, main meals and desserts… to end the year, a little something to get you into the festive spirit. SPRITZ: the most popular Italian Cocktail I am very surprised I haven’t shared we you yet the recipe of this absolutely […]

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – #Italian Cookery with Silvia Todesco – SPRITZ: the most popular Italian cocktail — Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Black Fungi — I can’t believe it! (Reblog)

I seem to have come across a few black fungi recently, so tried to identify them. This one was in grassland on a cliff in Devon in the summer, 1-2 inches across. I’m not sure about this, but it could be indigo pinkgill. This one was on a dead birch log in the autumn in […]

Black Fungi — I can’t believe it!

Aunt Vivian’s Sweet Potato Pie — AMERICA ON COFFEE (Reblog)

Bianca Lambert shares her Aunt Vivian’s recipe for a southern-style sweet potato pie Hi, my name is Bianca Lambert, and I am cooking my Aunt Vivian’s Sweet… Read more “Aunt Vivian’s Sweet Potato Pie”

Aunt Vivian’s Sweet Potato Pie — AMERICA ON COFFEE