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chantaldh

A former long-term yoyo dieter who's broken that destructuve cycle and who is now enjoying living and eating more healthily - I want to inspire others to do the same.
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Not another shrimp on the barbi sheil'??? by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Welcome to my new feature... Now the summer is finally upon us - Dave has assembled the BBQ (after quite some time and quite a few swear words I might add) and I ... Read on »
Eat yourself healthy... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1292317/Muscle-cramps-Bad-breath-Fatigue-They-caused-lack-vitamins-minerals--heres-eat-healthy.html#ixzz0stAlBc ... Read on »
I'm in love with a deeply dishy guy... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Some of you may remember that a couple of weeks ago I developed an addiction to buffalo mozarella. Well - fickle girl that I am I have changed my affections and i ... Read on »
Tune in to BBC radio H&W to hear how my attitude to food has changed. by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I shall be joining Tony Fisher live on air Thursday 1st July 9am til noon (BBC Hereford and Worcester 104 FM / 94.7 FM) to talk about my personal weight-loss journ ... Read on »
Sugar to be banned in hospital tea - poison to be added instead... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hospital Ban on Sugar in Patients Tea Well it's a Monday morning and this ridiculous news has got me riled :(  What a pathetic time-wasting knee-jerk reac ... Read on »
Plane food? ... anything but... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I'm just back from a business trip / short break to the amazing city of Chicago. Now I did have the priviledge of travelling Business Class on the flight from Bir ... Read on »
Info for the hunter gatherer in you... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I cannot think of any one client I have helped over the years who hasn't ended up making some dramatic changes to the way in which they shop for food. Pretty much ... Read on »
Restaurant Food Review - La Galea, Amalfi, Italy by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating La Galea Via Lorenzo D'Amalfi, 30 84011 Amalfi SA We decided to eat in La Galea because from the outside it appeared clean, and, frankley, it was r ... Read on »
Ahhh Amalfi by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Some of you may know that I am not long back from my travels - a quick break to Amalfi in Italy this year. I have never been before and what a treat this special part of ... Read on »
See me on Sky TV... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Yes - exciting news! I shall be appearing on Angela and Friends on Monday 7th (12 noon Sky 1) along with Becky - the programme's 'diet buddy' who I have be ... Read on »
Left on the shelf? Herbs and spices that people are pretending to use. by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating RACKS of fashionable spices on kitchen worktops are just there for show – because home cooks use only three of their 13 spice jars. Read the article here . This ... Read on »
Processed 'meats' not good for the old ticker... by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On Yahoo from ITN today - brief details of a new study into processed meat consumption and the link to heart disease. It's not new news but worth revisiting because these ty ... Read on »
Growing my own... but not on my own. by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating With a change of scene from city centre to semi-rural (Birmingham and now to Bewdley, Worcs) I've finally got the chance to develop that kitchen garden I have always dream ... Read on »
Should we eat like cavemen, Tudors or Romans??? by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating BRITAIN’S obesity epidemic means the only thing bigger than our appetite for food is the demand for diets. Barely a week passes without the launch of a new, often celebr ... Read on »
Restaurant Review: Opus, Birmingham UK by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Restaurant Review: Opus, Birmingham UK Opus - 54 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DE WHAT I WAS EATING: Pan fried quail, wild garlic ... Read on »
RECIPE...'Glorious' Morning Muffins! by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating RECIPE...'Glorious' Morning Muffins!    [makes 12 @ just 200 kcal each] Shop bought ‘morning glory’ muffins can contain around 400 kcals each, as well as a ... Read on »
Ingredient Alert - Cassia Oil (for Easter biscuits) by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Hello all - hope you had a lovely Easter break. One of my earlier childhood memories related to food is making Easter Biscuits with my Nan. I remember them bei ... Read on »
RESTAURANT / FOOD REVIEW: Thai Edge, Birmingham UK by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating RESTAURANT / FOOD REVIEW: Thai Edge, Birmingham UK Thai Edge. Birmingham A Sunday with a lack of desire to cook (yes, even I have evenings l ... Read on »
Join our Supper Club! by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating SS-WM (Secret Suppers West Midlands) is a new 'foodie venture', organised by me: Chantal Denny-Harrow and hopefully it will become a supper club with a difference. ... Read on »
From catwalk to kitchen - a successful transition? by chantaldh Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last night BBC2 aired the first in a six part series of cookery programmes hosted by Sophie Dahl - The Delicious Miss Dahl. Read the DM review here . I t ... Read on »