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Dried plums

I have longed scoffed at the rebranding of prunes as “dried plums.” A prune by any other name would taste just as grossly sweet, overripe, and sticky. 86 more words


17 Day Diet - Day 9

TODAY SUCKED. Seriously.  It was cold as shit, windy as shit, and rainy as shit.  No, not rainy….POURING…all freaking day long.  This is literally one of the only scenarios where it absolutely sucks to have a dog.   425 more words


Very dark and moussey chocolate cake

This cake will be an (almost) guilt-free addition to the Easter menu this year. A serious hit of dark chocolate combined with some high antioxidant prunes with absolutely no added sugar or flour. 443 more words



We’ve had a lovely weekend staying with friends but back home now and getting into the rhythm of the week means looking what needs using up in the fridge and making sure there’s some cake in the house! 262 more words


17 Day Diet - Day 5

Nothing too exciting today.  Weighed myself for the first time since starting on Monday and I’m down 1.2 lbs.  So that’s a start.  Since I’m a bit late posting this, we’ll just get into the food: 155 more words


17 Day Diet - Day 4

Day four – still doing really well.  I got into a car accident on my way home from work and momentarily considered ordering a pizza once I got home, however I got a better offer and went to… 294 more words

17 Day Diet

Roasted Chicken with prunes, olives, capers and pomegranate molasses

This recipe inspired by Chicken Marbella from The Silver Palate Cookbook. The chicken needs to be marinated for at least a day, preferably two, to soften and flavour properly; I wouldn’t cut corners here. 294 more words