Monthly Archives: June 2014

#4 My Man Quits Sugar: Week Two

It’s fair to say that we feel AMAZING at the end of Week 2. However, I’m not sure if this is because we’ve ‘quit sugar’, or because we felt so ill with food poisoning this time last week that simply returning to normal feels so good in comparison. Continue reading

The lazy parenting trick to getting toddlers excited about food

If ever you’ve looked at the kids section on Pinterest, you would have undoubtedly come across the elaborate ways that people present food to tempt their children. I’m talking things like peacocks made with grapes, giraffe sandwiches, and tiny sushi trucks. They are exquisite, creative, inventive, beautiful, and sometimes creepy.

But ain’t nobody got time for that. Continue reading

#3 My Man Quits Sugar: Week One

It’s a little hard to be enthusiastic while writing this post, as my man and I are emerging from the fog of food poisoning. Dodgy chorizo in the white bean and chorizo soup, which, incidentally, we didn’t even enjoy eating. Luckily, our three year old turned his nose up at it and refused to eat any.

But food poisoning aside, we are one week down – ‘only’ seven to go! Week One of the I Quit Sugar program is supposed to be a transitional week, focusing on cutting back sugar and eating only low-fructose fruits, like berries. Continue reading

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