Local food and wine

We have been meaning to attend the Tinamba Food and Wine Festival for a couple of years now but this year we finally got there and we are so glad we did.  It was a fantastic day.  The festival is held on the road in front of the Tinamba Hotel.  The road is closed and…

Most of us have been on a diet at some stage in our lives.

I have just finished reading The Diet Myth by Tim Spector and by sheer coincidence there was a television program on SBS television last night about that very thing. If you are in Australia you can find the TV program on SBS On Demand here. My husband bought the book after listening to a radio…

A try at a health bar

I have been reading a bit lately about the ingredients that go into the health bars/muesli bars that you can buy at the shops.  Most contain far too much sugar to be healthy so I thought I would have a go at making some at home. I obtained a recipe from http://www.realsimple.com/food and bought the…

A very easy recipe

This recipe is from one of my old cookbooks.  We haven’t been eating cakes recently but we were having visitors so I thought I ought to make a cake for having with our cups of tea! The recipe is from The Australian Womens’s Weekly – Best recipes from the Weekly Dutch Ginger Cake 1 3/4…

Chocolates or health balls, take your pick.

I’m not too sure what to call these as they could be chocolates or they could be health balls.  I think it will depend on my needs when I eat one! I found the recipe on the internet but I only took a screen shot so I don’t have the source but the recipe is…

Face your stuff or stuff your face. . .

You can see I am on a bit of a health kick with my non-fiction reading at the moment. This was a small book and a very easy read.  I think I am fortunate in that I have not had an I issue with excess weight, just a tummy that is plumper than I would…