The horrible thing about dieting is that you have to eat less, which means less room for high calorie treats. Fortunately that doesn’t have to mean no treats at all—there are low-calorie options that are surprisingly good, and some you can eat a surprising amount of. That’s the case with this low calorie diet candy thing I dreamed up.Continue reading “Low Calorie Diet Candy – Food Tip for Cravings”
I’ve been having very good luck with chocolate from this British institution lately. As such, my exploration continues with Marks & Spencer Swiss Chocolate Extra Fine Milk With Hazelnuts. And we can chalk this one up as another glorious, taste-bud-pleasing success. Read on for the low down.Continue reading “Marks & Spencer Swiss Chocolate Extra Fine Milk With Hazelnuts Review”
It’s a dark time for our dark indulgence, my friends, which raises an important question. How can a foodie identify good milk chocolate in a world of cheap and nasty fakes?
Most of what you find in shops will leave you grimacing at the taste of waxy cocoa butter substitutes and overwhelmed by excess sugar. But never fear, it’s possible to strike gold without paying a fortune for the best artisanal offerings.Continue reading “3 Tips to Identify Good Milk Chocolate”
Buying this Marks & Spencer Milk Chocolate was a last resort. I was looking for its brother with Sicilian sea salt, but the store had run out. Obviously I had to have some chocolate, so I pulled the trigger on this plainer variety.
It turned out to be a very pleasant surprise. Another win in my hunt for good, affordable milk chocolate.Continue reading “Marks & Spencer Milk Chocolate Review”
Good, affordable milk chocolate isn’t very common, but I sure do my best to find it. (It’s hard but important work!) This Marks & Spencer Milk Chocolate With Sicilian Sea Salt bar looked promising, so I promptly bought it, and ate the whole thing for dessert. You know, to ensure that no flavor nuance was missed…
Here’s what I found.Continue reading “Marks & Spencer Milk Chocolate With Sicilian Sea Salt Review”
Wouldn’t it be nice if we didn’t have to choose between abs or enjoying food? With intermittent fasting you get exactly that. Using it, I eat what I want and stay very lean. It also has some major potential benefits for health, including anti-cancer and anti-aging effects.Continue reading “Intermittent Fasting, Miracle Diet for the Fit Foodie”
Nootropics have received a lot of attention in recent years. In case you haven’t heard the term, it basically refers to drugs that sharpen mental function.
If you’re wise, the idea of regularly using such substances probably strikes you as a bad idea. Normally any drug with a substantial benefit comes at a cost—some kind of detrimental impact on health or quality of life.
However, I’ve found it’s possible to elicit a nootropic effect daily with no noticeable downsides.Continue reading “Fasting, Coffee & Nicotine – the Perfect Nootropic”
I found these during a hard diet. I was battling serious hunger and figured having a very low-calorie, slow-dissolving mint might help. I ordered some, and here’s what I found.Continue reading “Forevermints Review: No Calories, Perfect for Dieting”
Close control of body composition requires portion control, which means kitchen scales are a necessity for any physique enthusiast. Even if you’re extremely metabolically and athletically gifted, the only way to get close to optimum results is to quantify your portions.
I’ve used many scales over the years. Most were cheap and merely did the job. I finally invested a bit more in these, and it was one of the best purchases I ever made.Continue reading “The Best Nutrition Scales”
God bless the USA for its obsession with peanuts and chocolate, without it we wouldn’t have the venerable peanut butter cup. But this is about about Reese’s Sticks. They’re are along the same lines but add wafer to the mix. Given how good peanut butter cups are, was it a mistake to mess with the tried and true formula, or could Sticks have something extra to offer? Let’s see.Continue reading “Reese’s Sticks Review”