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Why Dieting Doesn’t Work

December 30, 2019

There’s a big difference between a “diet” and “dieting,” but both are often used interchangeably, leading to a lot of confusion.  A diet is somebody’s habitual eating pattern. In the west, it’s usually a bowl of cereal for breakfast, a sandwich for lunch, and meat and veggies for dinner with a few snacks in between. Habitual diets, however, vary dramatically through time and space. In China, the majority of calories in rural provinces still come from traditional rice and vegetables.…

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Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone: 5 Reasons to Eat Out More Often

December 3, 2019

By Hannah Quinn   Making a meal at home can feel very rewarding, and often times, it tastes much better than what you can get at a restaurant. But nowadays, more and more people are eating out, and for very good reasons. Here are the top five reasons why people should eat out more often.   Less Preparation Cooking a meal at home takes a lot of preparation and time out of your day to get done. Not to mention…

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October Goodies from Degustabox

November 6, 2019

Have you had fun on this Halloween? A lot of goodies? Let me show you the October’s Box goodies with the theme: Home Comforts to enjoy with the family.     For those that don’t know about Degustabox: Degustabox is a mystery food Monthly subscription box, full of novelties and goodies. Each month you will try from sweet to savoury, new products in the market that probably you wouldn’t buy, so you can have a try of them.   Discount…

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10 Thanksgiving Recipes to Have on Hand This November

November 6, 2019

By Dylan Bartlett Thanksgiving only happens once a year, and you want to get it right. But how can you decide on a menu with so many options? It’s common to feel overwhelmed with the overabundance of choice. There are recipes on recipes that would go perfect with this, or excellent with that. It’s can be tough. So to simplify things, here are some suggested dishes to have on hand when Thanksgiving rolls around.       1. Oven-Roasted Turkey…

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September Goodies from Degustabox

October 17, 2019

Ah October! Have a said previously how I love October (Halloween, parties, almost Christmas, Halloween, Christmas, parties… have I said Halloween and Christmas??). Love the Autumn time!! Staying at home in the cold with a warm cuppa and a buttery toast… But…let’s start by September’s Box. This box of September is dedicated to all the family meals and sharing at home. The beginning of schooltime and back to office full time. Those dinners feel so good around family, don’t they?…

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Protein Snacks for busy Lives!

October 11, 2019

October has come quick, kids in school, Uni started and works need to be planned, and the daily working and commute routine is upon us. Being a mum, sometimes makes us miss… occasionally, some meals, especially when kids are late in the morning and need to be fed and dressed, and (guilty) I am one of those. But I tend to resort to my favourite brand to sort me out and give me a pick me up not only in…

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July Goodies from Degustabox

August 26, 2019

Sorry for the delay guys, and for missing out the June box, but a lot has been happening at the Alejandra’s HQ. This box of July is dedicated to all the picnics and Afternoon teas of the good weather that is coming up. After a couple of weeks with rain, Sun is now scorching and the UK is not very fond of air conditioning. With good weather, gardens are being setting up, conservatories revamped and with a more summer feeling…

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Shaquille O’Neal Is Perfectly Matched With Papa John’s Pizza

July 11, 2019

Shaq O’Neal is going to be the new spokesperson for Papa John’s Pizza. For many fans of the pizza and basketball star, this is a match made in heaven. Mr. O’Neal will be an active participant in the pizzeria business because he will be sitting on the board of directors. Steve Ritchie is the CEO of Papa John’s, and no doubt, he will be spending time in the boardroom with Shaq. It would be interesting to hear the conversations that…

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Street Food in Posh Style at Fazenda Birmingham

July 9, 2019

Hold your thoughts! Street Food in a Posh style isn’t it dining normally? No, not at all. I went to one of my favourite family places, Fazenda in Birmingham to try out their Bar Food Menu, and I just had the most throwback of being in South America, in the middle of the “mercadito” with my family. Fazenda created a menu called Bar Food with a kind of Tapas, great to have a bite either for lunch or evening while…

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