My Peep At Life…

September 11, 2009

Drink plenty of water

SmartWater filter

Drinking water is one of the top things for being healthy, but not everyone enjoys the taste. Filtered and refrigerated water can make all the difference. Keep the water in your refrigerator fresh by replacing the filters regularly. You can get refrigerator water filters for most makes and models of fridge, keep an eye out for improved filters that upgrade the current filter models in use. They will fit in the same slot but provide better filtration and improved taste.

July 14, 2009

Enjoy a good meal properly

Filed under: Food and Drink,Home Sweet Home,Reviews,Shopping — @ 8:47 PM

I love cooking, whether just for myself or for a group of friends and I enjoy experimenting with different foods and techniques. I also have a weakness for gadgets, and I can lose far too much time when looking around the Kitchen and Dining section of a store. (more…)

June 3, 2009

Time to eat curry

Filed under: Food and Drink,News — @ 10:33 AM

I do enjoy a good curry, and I know I’m not alone on that! Now new research suggests that eating curry regularly could help prevent dementia. One of the components of tumeric seems to be the key, dissolving the build up of plaques and nerve fibres that cause the degradation of brain tissue. More research is needed to prove the results but I think it’s better safe than sorry, so time to get down the curry house!

March 18, 2009

Grow your own

Filed under: Food and Drink,Reviews — @ 4:03 PM

The persimmon is a favorite fruit in the Orient, and now you can grow your own at home. Make sure you select the right variety though, as only a few produce sweet fruits, the rest are either astringent or bitter. Once you have chosen what you want though you can order Persimmon trees online. Delivered to your door carefully packaged, with a guarantee for a healthy plant or a free replacement.

March 17, 2009

A different gift

Filed under: Food and Drink,Reviews,Shopping — @ 3:40 PM

Finding the right gift for that person who already has everything can be very difficult, and we all have one in the family! One option though could be a subscription to wine of the month club. This provides a great selection of premium wines straight to the door, either monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly. There are a range of clubs providing different wines so you can find the right choice, such as the Gold Club providing a selection from California’s best small family owned wineries.

January 18, 2009

Eat your way to a healthy lifestyle

Filed under: Food and Drink — Tags: , , — peepingtom @ 4:23 PM

You know that eating fresh fruit and vegetables are good for you, but have you ever thought why? Phytonutrients are plant-based nutrients that help boost immunity, promote health and reduce the chance of developing certain diseases. It’s long been understood that plant vitamins, minerals, and fibre are good for your health, but there is growing evidence to suggest that there are even more benefits to unprocessed vegetables and fruits.

As you heat or process plant material, naturally occurring compounds can be damaged. If the beneficial chemicals are broken down or changed, they won’t give you as much benefit compared to the raw fruit or vegetables. Eating fresh food is a real privilege, where you can enjoy the best that natural food has to offer.

PhytoLife gives you detailed information and recipes to help you get the best from phytonutrients. A healthy diet with fresh food can also help you lose weight! So rather than pay for fad diets that don’t work, learn about the benefits of fresh and healthy foods.

December 4, 2008

Home brewed coffee

Filed under: Food and Drink,Reviews — @ 4:24 PM
Saeco Odea Go Automatic Espresso Coffee Machine

Getting going in the morning can be difficult without that cup of coffee. However, it can also add up if you like freshly brewed ‘proper’ coffee. One way around this is to invest in one of the range of espresso machines available. The options available vary between budget entry level right up to premium machines, so you can select the right choice for you.

November 17, 2008

Sweet Treats

Filed under: Food and Drink,Reviews,Shopping — @ 10:46 PM
haribo gummi raspberries

Finding the right gift at this time of year can sometimes be difficult, but for most kids, whether big or small, sweets are the answer. To keep them bouncing all day long why not pick up some haribo gummi raspberries. You can even pretend they’re one of your 5 a day as they’re so fruity! (more…)

October 31, 2008

Have your burger, and eat it!

Filed under: Food and Drink,Health and Fitness,Reviews — @ 11:47 PM
George Foreman Lean Mean Fryer

You don’t have to give up all the foods you love, even if you’re trying to lose a few pounds. Many meat products can be used in healthy cooking, you just need to choose the right cooking method. Grilling with a George Foreman grill the fat drips away rather than staying with the food and being reabsorbed, the new style machine even mimics a deep fat fryer, but still without the fat content! You really can enjoy a healthier version of the foods you love.

September 30, 2008

Cook Your Own Feast

Filed under: Food and Drink,Reviews — @ 9:56 PM
Thanksgiving Turkey

With Thanksgiving approaching it’s time to start thinking of what you’re going to be eating. It can be very expensive to go out, and there’s no need – when you can produce fantastic food at home. Choose from the variety of Thanksgiving recipes to pick the selection that suits your tastes and talent in the kitchen. Be careful though, or you’ll be starting a new family tradition and will be on the spot every year!

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