One Of Those Days – Time Change Messing With My Head?

I am not usually a person who finds the time change that difficult, I got over it dealing with a long distance relationship and jetlag from visits across the world to see each other but this weekend seems to have really thrown both of us and I can only blame the time change. Yesterday I asked him to pick up some bread while he was out, he came home with three bags from Food Basics  – yes I am the[Read more]

Healthier Chicken Nuggets: Panko Breaded Chicken (Big Boss Fryer Recipe)

To  go with the healthier fries I mentioned earlier, a craving for McDonalds led me to try making my own chicken nuggets.  After some trial and error, I followed a very simple recipe with no flour and panko bread crumbs which seem to stick better without the added flour. Healthier Chicken Nuggets Recipe 1 chicken breast cut into bite size pieces 1 egg 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs seasoning Mix the seasoning with the breadcrumbs (choose your seasoning, I have made[Read more]

My Kobo Love Affair & A Fond Farewell To Actual Books

When e-readers first came out, I was heavily against having one.  I love reading and often read two books a week (I know, you can tell I don’t have children when I have time to read).  Christmas was coming up and my boyfriend asked would I like one because I kill forests with my reading habits and I growled at him, flipped my hair and whined about the feel of books in my hand, the smell of a book, how[Read more]

Win A $25 Starbucks Gift Card

While Starbucks is known for their coffee, they do have some great teas too (and their Tazo come in mesh bags so you rarely get any tea leaves in your tea).  This is great for a tea lover such as myself.  Teavana also accepts Starbucks Rewards if you want an even bigger selection of teas. Some of my favourites teas that you can find there: Teavana Shaken Iced Green Tea Lemonade (served at Starbucks) Tazo Awake Brewed Tea Chocolate Chai[Read more]

Healthier Fries: Big Boss Oil-Less “Fried” Potatoes

We have had a TFal ActiFry on our wish-list for a while but are trying to stick to our budget, so when I saw the Big Boss Oil-Less Fryer on sale at for $119 minus a load of coupons – $15 coupon, $10 bonus, $25 paypal rebate and $20 ebates rebate) just days after starting Slimming World a while back, it was too hard to turn down.  I had tried their recipe for Syn (point) Free fries in the[Read more]