You can’t knock anything that makes it easier to take on your five-a-day… or the 10 a day (yikes!) that a recent report by University College London recommends. That said, both juicing and blending have their own benefits. Read on, and you’ll discover the difference between the two, and I’ll help you decide which model to buy.
1. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
Put simply, juicing extracts the juice from fruit and vegetables, leaving behind the fibrous pulp, while a blender crushes and pulverises the whole fruit or vegetable, so the fibre is retained.
The latter also purees leafy greens and soft fruits, such as kale, spinach, avocado and berries, which most juicers can’t handle.Read more →
Like the Kardashians, induction hobs have been around for ages but a lot of people still don’t understand their appeal. So what justifies forking out possibly hundreds of pounds more for one – a hob, that is, not a Kim or a Khloe – if you’re happy with your gas burners or ceramic zones? These are the pros, and one con…Read more →
Planning a new kitchen? When it comes to positioning your appliances, there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Luckily, I’ve got some clever ideas to help maximise your space. You’re welcome!Read more →
If you’re in the market for a range cooker (you lucky thing), read on and get clued up on what to look for.Read more →
Love it or loathe it, Black Friday is upon us again. Personally, I’m not one to fight complete strangers for the last mysteriously branded TV in the aisles of my local supermarket, but I do love a good deal. That’s why I thought I’d put together this quick guide to bagging a bargain!
TOP TIP 1: Write a list
Before you start shopping for tech, write a list of what you actually want, and stick to it! It’s all to easy to be distracted by – and waste money on – reduced-price gadgets that, in reality, you’ll barely ever use.
TOP TIP 2: Do your research
‘Wow – a 4K, 40inch TV reduced to £80! I’ve not heard of the brand but surely I’d be MAD not to buy it?!’
What are smart meters? They’re a new generation of gas and electricity meters that will bring energy billing out of the dark ages. Rather than have old-school analogue counters that need to be read by an engineer, they are able to send automatic meter readings to your energy supplier using special wireless technology.Read more →