Got spare beetroot?

Do you do this too?

See bunches of beetroot in the supermarket or fruit and veg stall, decide that you are going to make loads of beetroot juice and then realise you don’t really like it enough to use up a whole bunch of beetroot.

I do this at least a couple of times a year, which is one of the reasons I love this recipe. It’s quick and easy to do (unless you have to grate stuff by hand, in which case it’s still easy, but takes a little bit of extra effort!) and it’ll keep in the fridge in an airtight container for a couple of days, which means you have a handy, ready to go boost of beetroot whenever you need it.

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Why Autumn is a bad time to start losing weight

After a Summer of ice-creams, holidays and chilled wine, our thoughts often turn to that important date in December, and more specifically, to the glamorous events that we might be lucky enough to go to, and we wonder how on earth we are going to fit into a slinky (maybe even short) little black number or smart suit.

We tend to slightly regret the extra burgers we had at the BBQ, or the double cone ice cream we had at the beach, when we realise that our bellies are ever so slightly rounder than they were at the start of the summer.
I know exactly how it feels, because I’ve been there, and am there!

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