The other kind of chip

Some days we crave the crunchy. And the baked apples are okay, but what we really really need is a bowl of chips. So if you are like us, and have an apple and some time to spare, why not make apple chips. The recipe is very easy and needs only two ingredients. Each time we make it, we overcome the great urge to cave in and pop open that bag of potato chips we have saved for those “just in case” moments. And this has kept us going potato-free for three whole months. Continue reading The other kind of chip

An apple a day

While we were looking for inspirations and topics we could post, we stumbled upon this nursery rhyme that encourages children to eat healthy: (courtesy of Dr. Mumoli and the Journal of Emergency Medicine):

“Apple in the morning – doctor’s warning;

Roast apple at night – starves the doctor outright;

Eat an apple going to bed – knock the doctor on the head;

Three each day, seven days a week – ruddy apple, ruddy cheek.” Continue reading An apple a day

What of the fine lines?

I’m sure that by now most of us have had a proper shakedown by the Sunscreen Police Force, SPF, during the summer months. For me, that is my sister who’s always double checking if I’m wearing the proper protection suited for the weather outside (even if it means I’m running to the store across the street, no more than a 2 minute walk, it must be used  in my daily beauty regime). Continue reading What of the fine lines?