Dieters: Chocolate alert, but read this

With Easter not very far away and Easter Eggs leaping out at you from practically every shelf in the supermarkets, dieters like me are no doubt feeling a little depressed at not being able to have their heart’s desire, unless they are prepared to pay the price. My SoCS post this morning was of Calories, and we all know that chocolate is laden with them. However, there is some good news and although it’s not World Chocolate Day just yet, here’s a post from two years ago that might make you feel a bit better if you have succumbed to temptation.


I was going to schedule this post for Sunday but thought better of it in respect of being forewarned is forearmed sotospeak.

To my fellow dieters, Sunday July 7th is World Chocolate Day (source).
With all the special things that may be advertised and on offer, do we, as dieters, bury our head under the duvet and hide away from temptation, or embrace the day and have a little of what we fancy to celebrate?

Did you know chocolate first appeared in Europe in 1550!
I have jokingly said that Chocolate should be included as one of our five a day as it’s a vegetable. It comes from cocoa, and cocoa is a bean. Beans are vegetables, so voila, chocolate should be classed as a vegetable.
Also it has a few health benefits!
Chocolate is loaded with nutrients such as riboflavin, vitamin B12, manganese, zinc and phosphorus. It’s…

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I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! We have recently lost our beloved dog Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney, and now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of my GSD so had hers done too. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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