Well done on making a decision to lose weight. I found that that was the MOST IMPORTANT part of changing my whole lifestyle to become HEALTHY!!!!!!
I have lost 30kg over about 12 months.
I completely gave up grog, and basically ate high protein, lots of fruit and veg and whole foods where possible,
I found that having midday meal as…[Read more]
Interesting reading this thread.
Don’t know where you are Fruit Loopz, but while in Brisbane a week or so ago I bought a dehydrator at Homeart for $40.00!!!!! reduced from $99.00. Not a ‘brand’ but I don’t really care. :tup:
I am using it for the first time tonight….drying some thickly sliced tomatoes with the intention of making…[Read more]
I give my chooks coarse layer mash too, and it also has pellets in it…..they chooks won’t eat them but the wild birds will!!! They just don’t like the pellets.
Complete food is essential, especially foraging for grubs, greenery eyc,
Thank you so much for these Robyne….lots of recipes I haven’t seen before.
i am trying to make as many foods as possible now, so i will definitely give some of these a go!
Cheers, Smurfy. :hug:
Thanks for this, it sounds great!
Just found your post and checked out the link.
Thank you so much. i am finishing up my teaching degree this semester, and this website has some amazing resourtces for teaching!
Wonderful stuff! Thanks for the link! :hug:
Happy Birthday Bobbee……a wonderful person and a kindred spirit!!!!!!!!!!
Hope you had a fantastic day!!!!!
Love Smurfy! :wave:
Thanks everyone….best wishes for all those on the ‘healthy life’ journey! Step by step!
Thanks for the advice re: Quinoa. I am wondering if I chose the correct type….the one I have is FLAKED Organic Quinoa. Instructions are similar to making porridge/oats. I will persevere and try the additions suggested, especially yours Mossy. Cheers!
Yes Bobbee, I feel I will be better prepared to deal with ongoing health issues…have already noticed minor ailments have disappeared. The increase in energy levels has been amazing, and makes caring for my ill OH much easier.
Tried Quinoa for breaky yesterday……a bit tasteless, but ok mixed with fruit. Apparently high in…[Read more]
Thanks Bobbee, will research availability.
Lina, I did not mean any offence to concienious farmers, simply asking why organic etc is usually more expensive. I understand the costs involved, however I believe that increased prices (compared to other products) do make certain things less available to some people. I also understand that you get…[Read more]
I would love to have raw milk…..but why is it so expensive? The same arguments as organic produce?
Oh Judi B!!!!!!
Please stay safe…..and look after each other! It is pouring here and the Mary river is on the rise…….
Yes Bluewren, it was an excellent doco…..only two parts though.
I found it quite disturbing. Despite the ‘positive’ things China does in return for pludering these countries and their resources, there seems to be alot of ill effects on the people in these countries. Not to mention supporting Mugabe!
I don’t like to bag any country or race,…[Read more]
Yes, lots of rain up here past Gympie….Mary River up again, but so far not as bad as last years floods!
We are happy to be filling our tanks. We almost had to buy water before xmas too, so I feel for you Gartenfee!
Saty safe everyone and be sure to unpack your water-wings if in Qld / Nth NSW! 😆
I wonder if the problem is that you have gone too hard too soon…..trying to cut out so many food types all in one go. A bit of a shock to the system.
I agree with others that you must trial and error to find what works for you and hubby as individuals. There are so many ideas of what is good and bad….in the end, the eating plan that works…[Read more]
Thanks for the replies and advice everyone!
Sounds like the good old fashioned jar method is as good as anything, but the bought ones sound ok too!
Will buy some sprouting seeds and have a go!
Yes, loved the show….fab idea. Used to work at Target and saw the massive wastage. Made me really mad, especially when the store manager made staff break things before they went in the skip so no one could resue things that could be cleaned or repaired.
I remember a faux fur blanket and a sheet sheet and pillow were used on a manchester…[Read more]
Yes, I am going to get some next pay to use as a general tonic. I have heard and read so many good things about it.
Definitely get the cloudy one with the ‘mother’….it costs more but is better medicinally apparently.
Put it this way….if anyone who consumes the food or eggs gets sick and can prove it was from your negligence (i.e. from your food) then you could be sued for damages.
Isn’t the restriction / ban on gifting / bartering / trading food waht the USA and the NZ Food Bill is all about?
There was a link on here to that site…..can someone put it in…[Read more]
Yes, its not far off really. I made my Christmas cake today – a big heavy fruit cake (Grandmothers recipe) with 10 eggs!!!! Will leave it wrapped and stored safely to ‘ripen’.
This year will be lots of homemade aagain here too. Last year, I found friensa really enjoyed homemade goodies.
MIL loves frogs…does anyone have any…[Read more]
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