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The Fat Smash Diet – Healthy Lifestyle

If you have been following my blog, you already know that I am very impressed with The Fat Smash Diet, and love following all the phases at least once every year, with very rewarding results.

Some people think it is too harsh (no coffee or alcohol for 9 days…wow…), but it is perfect for my taste and my lifestyle.

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Managing Your Leftovers

Whether you are cooking at home, dining out, or ordering take out, there are almost always some leftovers to deal with after the fact.

There is nothing wrong with having leftovers. After all, you spent time and money on this food, so you deserve to enjoy it to the last morsel.

Easter Eggs decorated by my children

Welcome Spring – New Life, New Beginning

Spring is my favorite season of the year.

It wakes up Mother Nature from its winter sleep, brings back life, hope, and beauty of nature.

Spring inspires me to spend more time outdoors, walking, gardening, and enjoying nature.

Spring also brings Easter; a very religious holiday for me, filled with Ukrainian traditions, including Traditional Ukrainian Easter Baskets, and Pysanky.

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Euromaidan in Kyiv Ukraine – Fight for Freedom, Human Rights,Democracy

I would like to inform you about my intent to take a temporary break from posting to my blog, due to the current unrest in Ukraine.

I am following the old saying: “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”.

I am “getting out of my kitchen” , since I am totally consumed by the current events in Ukraine, a country of my ancestors, and current motherland of many of my relatives and friends.

I am so thankful for living in a truly democratic country, where my human rights and freedom of speech are not violated.

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Sweet Poison – Health Related News

The subject discussed here are sugar free drinks, mainly containing Aspartame, but also other sugar substitutes disguised under different scientific names, which can easily confuse the general public, as chemists, and food scientist would agree.

I personally do have an adverse reaction to sugar free gum, and