Fran Higgins

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What Healthy Portions of 9 Popular Foods ACTUALLY Look Like

You might be surprised.

I'm not a 'Nipple Nazi', I'm a breastfeeding counsellor | Kim Lock

My role is to support women who <i>want</i> to breastfeed, and respecting a woman’s choice <i>not</i> to. Because they’re her breasts<p>Her baby is nine days old when she calls. In a voice thickened with tears: “He’s lost weight, the midwife says I have to give him formula.”<p>I have heard this countless times. I try to …

Pregnancy

8 reasons why I love muesli

<b>Muesli is convenient and easy</b> for breakfast. I’m one of those who really needs breakfast as I don’t function well on an empty stomach. I like to make …

Lemony Lemon Brownies Recipe! Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup flour 2 eggs, large 2 tbsps lemon zest 2 tbsps lemon juice 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon sea salt For the tart lemon glaze: 4 tbsps lemon juice 8 tsps lemon zest 1 rounded cup powdered sugar FULL Recipe here http://nowyoucanpinit.blogspot.com/2013/09/lemony-lemon-brownies.html

Cheat Day | Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

There are two interesting (OK, a little off-putting) things about this recipe: 1) It doesn't contain butter (ah!) and 2) one of its main ingredients is avocado.Was I really about to embark on making a guacamole cupcake? Absolutely. I couldn't deny that Joy Wilson's picture of her beautiful cupcakes …

The Best Breakfast for Weight Loss

Chowing down heartily in the AM might be the key to losing weight<p>There’s a new reason to eat breakfast—and to make it a big one. Eating half your daily calories in the morning might help you lose weight more efficiently, according to new Israeli research published in the journal <i>Obesity</i>.<p>For the …

Caffeine energy drinks 'intensify heart contractions'

<b>Energy drinks packed with caffeine can change the way the heart beats, researchers warn.</b><p>The team from the University of Bonn in Germany imaged the hearts of 17 people an hour after they had an energy drink.<p>The study showed contractions were more forceful after the drink.<p>The team told the annual …

Chocolate Orange Cream Cheese Pound Cake

What comforts you these days?<p>My immediate comforts include pastel Easter candy, pizza from Delancey in Seattle, and hot coffee on hot coffee on hot …

Crispy Toasted Coconut Cookies

<b>Crispy Toasted Coconut Cookies</b><p>adapted from Big Fat Cookies<p>1 1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>3/4 teaspoon baking powder<p>1/8 …

Blueberry-Streusel Bars with Lemon Cream Filling | Tracey's Culinary Adventures

Sometimes I feel like I spend way too much time sitting in front of my computer, staring at the screen for hours upon hours each day. Sure, much of …

Nutella Mascarpone Chocolate Tarts - bell' alimento

Posted by Paula in Desserts, Nutella | 23 comments<p>Nutella Mascarpone Chocolate Tarts.<p>It’s been WAY too long since I’ve posted a Nutella recipe. I …

Butterscotch Peanut Butter Cake

I love butterscotch. I love cake. And <i>that</i> is the inspiration for this Butterscotch Peanut Butter Cake!<p>Peanut Butter Cake<p>I made a peanut butter cake. …

Chocolate Orange Cookies

<i>Go Bold With Butter</i><p>Citrus in winter is the perfect pick-me-up to take the chill off of those cold days. Pair it with chocolate and those winter days …

Butterfinger Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

You are wearing eating pants for these Butterfinger Bars, right? Like I mentioned in the previous post all prayers for mercy will go unanswered. So, …

Chocmint Icecream

I love the chocolate-mint combo. I will have anything chocmint! From milkshakes to peppermint crisp! Yum! I really enjoyed the recent St Patricks day …

Meyer Lemon Bars

Being a Californian means you get really spoiled when it comes to the abundance of amazing fruits offered here year round. When I'm hankering for …

Girls and Body Image: Why Barbie’s Not Selling

In a new <i>Time</i> article, writer Eliana Dockterman grapples with the world of body image and Mattel’s “girl toys” (a.k.a. plastic dolls that can be …

Scientist to eat lab-grown beefburger http://t.gu.com/nzZ7g Dr Mark Post will cook and eat €250,000 burger painstakingly constructed from protein grown from stem cells Photograph: Judith Jockel