Easy sugar free homemade bolognaise recipe!

This recipe will make between 10 and 20 servings of bolognaise sauce. Ingredients: 2 medium onions – chopped into small pieces 2 medium sized cloves of garlic – crushed 1 carrot – sliced  1kg of minced meat 1 jar of passata 2-3 tbsps of tomato puree 1 teaspoon of yeast extract (this is used in
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How I overcame my addiction to sugar!

This is the third in a series of posts I have been writing about sugar recently. In the first post I wrote about all the unexpected places sugar is hidden in food e.g. crisps and stock cubes (read more here). In the second post I listed 10 reasons why I have quit sugar – did
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10 reasons why I quit sugar

What inspired me to quit sugar in the first place? I have mentioned this before, but here goes again! I quit sugar back in March 2013 after reading an article in the New York Times on the Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food and realising for the first time that sugar is actually addictive.  The article is
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What to do with a glut of apples!

Several weeks ago my husband came home with a whole load of apples from the apple tree where he works. They were already a little over-ripe so I put them in the fridge.  I asked for suggestions on Facebook about what to do with them and got loads of great ideas. People suggested: Apple sauce
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I Quit Blog Fiesta no.8

  It’s the 8th edition of the I Quit Blog Fiesta and I’ve discovered a whole website dedicated to lip balm addiction! It’s called Lip Balm Anonymous and it claims that lipbalm is addictive.  I managed to quit lipsalve around 2 years ago after applying it frequently throughout the day for years. I was addicted.  I wasn’t using
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A sugar free charoset inspired dessert

Charoset is a traditional Jewish food eaten as part of the Passover meal.  There are quite a few variations of it, but in my household some of the key ingredients are ground almonds, grated apple, sweet red wine (kiddish wine) and cinnamon.   Ground almonds feature heavily in the Passover menu and I often find
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