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Protein not carbs could be causing your food coma

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Carb loading can cause you to get sleepy, but wait, we’ve got more information and food advice that contradicts almost everything we have been taught or learnt.

This time we’re being told that it’s probably the protein in our diet that is causing our afternoon energy slump.

And here we were, thinking that a big bowl of carbohydrates was destroying our late afternoon energy levels.

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Gold infused olive oil comes from Mount Olympus itself

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If you’ve ever thought “my olive oil isn’t quite what the Greek gods would be proud of”, well a Stockholm based olive producer has taken our lust for all things godlike to a new level.

Olive oil producer, Myst, has developed a brand new virgin olive oil infused with 24 karat gold flakes.

Organically cultivated in the historic olive groves of Mount Olympus, in central Greece, this is clearly the olive oil that Zeus himself would be drizzling on his salads. …continue reading Gold infused olive oil comes from Mount Olympus itself

How one Indian buffet is tackling their food waste

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It has been a common theme over the past couple of years, but Britain’s food waste has reached tipping point.

So much so, that after noticing their food waste increasing to an eye-watering 600kg per week, one Dundee-based Indian buffet has decided to impose fines on wasteful customers.

Could this be a great way to help reduce the waste in buffets up and down the British Isles? …continue reading How one Indian buffet is tackling their food waste

Slow cooker staples: Moroccan chickpea stew

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One of the most useful, simple and versatile pieces of kitchen kit that you will ever own, the slow cooker – despite a resurgence in popularity – is a criminally underused item in almost all home and commercial kitchens.

Designed to simmer food over a longer period than when boiling or searing, this means that food made with a slow cooker tends to be richer and much more flavoursome.

To help you get serious with your slow cooker, we have taken a few classic recipes and made a few tweaks of our own that we think you will absolutely adore.

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Be Food Smart campaign aims to decrease our ever-increasing waistlines

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Public Health England under the guise of their Change4Life branding, has launched a campaign to help us work out just what exactly we are eating on a daily basis.

The campaign – dubbed Be Good Smart – includes a mobile application for both iOS and Android, and gives us an indication of how much salt, sugar and saturated fats are in our common food items.

With a particular focus on the children of Great Britain, it also provides easy and fun ways to help your children make healthier food choices… …continue reading Be Food Smart campaign aims to decrease our ever-increasing waistlines

2017 Food trends – and how to use them in your kitchen

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2017 is upon us, and despite not remembering how to write (or type) the date correctly on more than a few occasions already, we have remembered to get our diets completely under control – No more breakfast chocolate for us!

The coming year means the start of a new diet for millions of people around the world, and it also means that 2017 food trends are emerging all the time.

Using our nous and, of course, research we have a few predictions of what to expect from this new wave of 2017 food trends – and how to use them in your kitchen.

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Chicken shops watch out! YouTube’s ‘Chicken Connoisseur’ is out to review you

The Chicken Connosieur via YouTube

The Chicken Connosieur via YouTube

Is your chicken shop up to scratch? Have you got the most peng chicken in London?

Then you don’t need to worry, YouTube’s latest food reviewer is out here trying to find the best chicken shops in London, and your takeaway could be in the firing line.

You might think you’ve seen this kind of ‘YouTube food review’ before, but we doubt you’ve seen any quite as funny as the ‘Pengest Munch’… …continue reading Chicken shops watch out! YouTube’s ‘Chicken Connoisseur’ is out to review you

A last minute Vegetarian Christmas menu

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Not all of Great Britain will gorge on meat during this winter season, you might have made some seasonal adjustments to your menu to account for the colder weather and of course Christmas period.

But did you consider the implications on your vegetarian options? Have you made any changes to suit this customer base?

Well if you hadn’t, or needed inspiration as to what to offer, then you’ve found the right place! This last minute vegetarian Christmas menu might be just what you need.

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