Atkins......The Zone.......Ketogenic........Mediterranean........Paleo There are so many fad diets out there! A couple of weeks ago I was walking to the gym when I passed a new hipster "Paleo Cafe", which prompted me to giggle and post what I thought was a witty remark about humans catching their food with spears....and of course, some people chimed in how they think Paleo is awesome. Is it? What is the paleolithic diet? There is a belief that our digestive systems stopped ev
I have a bunch of tree hugging vegan and vegetarian friends that are always posting pictures of cute cows and pigs suffering horrible deaths, and referring to vegetarian alternatives to animal proteins, trying to make us meat eaters feel guilty for being human. Well, it doesn't phase me. I eat cute animals; the younger and happier, the better. "But haven't you watched Cowspiracy? There are so many better options for protein!" Are there? Let us talk veggie protein again.......
Anyone who has been following along on my blog, or on my instagram (@chubbychileno), knows that I love to eat and drink yummy things. During the year I consume a healthy supply of fat juicy steaks and cold crushable refreshments because, you know what? Food and drinks taste good and I like them. This time of year, however, the pants always seem to fit a little tighter. It was so bad last year that I had to go out and buy new work pants. My fat pants. I did not understand why.
My morning routine usually includes having a yummy espresso whilst catching up on my social media feeds. A favourite page of mine is The Peak 102.7, because they are totally the best. But earlier this week they posted something that I had to blink twice at: A stuffed squash pretending to be Turducken. Whaatt?? No. They posted a recipe for a stuffed gourd and people were actually comparing this squash to the culinary delicacy of three yummy creature carcassess wrapped in a tig