E, F and G, are for Eggs, Flaxseed and Ground Almonds


After a crazy busy week I'm playing catch up. I hope you don't mind if I blend some ingredients together today. (See what I did there 😀 ) These three have become staples in my diet. Together with coconut flour, they have made baking a part of my life again. When I went low carb, …

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D is for Dairy (free)


Welcome to day 4. Hope you're enjoying the AtoZ  Challenge. Today I'm going to chat about dairy, as recently things changed and now I can't have much of it. D is for Dairy Free I was pootling along nicely with my low carb life. There had been some ups and downs, scale wise but in …

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C is for Coconut flour/oil


Day 3 and I've caught up 🙂 C is for Coconut flour/oil So today I'll give you a brief overview of my dealings with coconut flour and coconut oil. Now if you want to go low carb and you don't like coconut, it will take a while to get used to using it. What I …

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B is for (life without) Bread


Day 2 of the challenge and we've stumbled upon one of the most difficult changes I've made.  B is for Bread I love bread, a lot. I would happily eat bread for breakfast, dinner and tea. Fresh white fluffy yumminess. A slice, a roll, a baguette - I don't mind the shape. I'm not fussy 🙂 …

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A is for Avocado Amo


Welcome to Day 1 of the 2019 April AtoZ Challange. The AtoZ team are celebrating 10 years of this blogging challenge and I'm looking forward to it. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY A to Z 🙂 My theme this year is  - 'Clumsy Carb Cutter' Regular visitors to the blog will be familiar with my ponderings regarding food …

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Belated Thank Yous & AtoZ news


I am so grateful for all the supportive messages both private and public, after my last post. I asked for help, and some of you responded with great kindness and honesty. You really encouraged me. Thank you. I very soon got on track again and at the moment am back to my best result of …

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Belated A to Z Reflections


Well as I started The A to Z Blogging Challenge late, I'd like to think that it is fitting to post my reflections a week late too. *coughs* 🙂 3/4 of the way through the month, I went away for a few days and never got back into it. However I hope you enjoyed the efforts. My …

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S is for Sons of Cain


By the time you read this, I'll be in visiting home (Ireland), please God. So I'm going to cheat (again) and direct you to an old post which reviews a novel called, Sons of Cain, by Val Bianco. You can ignore the yada yada at the beginning about the holiday I was on when I …

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O is for The Oath


Another one I haven't yet read, but as I mentioned in my F is for Frank and Francine post, Frank Peretti is a fave of mine. The Oath was published in 1995, and was the winner of the 1996 ECPA Gold Medallion Book Award. It is described as a horror/fantasy.  A body is found in the woods …

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M and N… Mordor and Narnia


Hi folks. I'm cheating a bit today, after a busy weekend. So putting Saturday's post and today's together . Taking a look at Mordor and Narnia together. Could they be Hell and Heaven? Mordor certainly sounds like hell with its fire and ash, poisonous gases, and sleepless evil. It's thought to be based geographically in …

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