Green cleaning your wheels

Recent studies have raised concerns about cleaning product chemicals, calling some of them “Serial killers”. The good news is that they can happily be replaced by natural and safer super dirt and grime busters. So rejoice, proud motorcycle owners: removing the most stubborn spoke stains without using harsh chemicals is possible and painless.

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The magic of rice

Most countries welcomed the rice pudding with open arms and made it their own speciality by adding different spices, raisins, almonds, pistachios and other nuts, fruit, caramel, rosewater, chocolate, etc. May be because it is easy to make, homely and not terribly expensive. The secret to make it unforgettable is the quality of the ingredients you use.

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On the brutal transience of tights

Hardly surprising when you see what Lycra and other clever fibres can do for your legs. But your supermodel killer pins come at a price. One third of the lucky ones not laddering on first wear, don’t survive more than 6 wears. And only 1 measly miserable percent live long enough to be worn out. Before this sad ending and while waiting for the arrival of the indestructible tights, you can extend their short life and reduce your stocking and tights budget with these few hacks:

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Pumpkins are devilishly delicious

These delightful members of the cucurbit clan pack more than just a festive punch. They scare away diseases with their powerful immune boosting antioxidants, protect your eyes, enhance your immune system, aid in cancer prevention andlook after your beauty. For Halloween, find a terrific recipe : the Roasted Hokkaido pumpkin with couscous and haloumi cheese

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Lice are not nice (Season 2)

September is the cruellest month. It’s goodbye dolce vita and hello post-holiday blues. School is starting, and the nits are gathering. Well, toughen up cookie! There’s no room for wimps when there’s a threat of head lice. Immediately draw our 100% organic weapon of massive destruction. Yes, your read it right: the good news is that they will suffer a tragic but totally ecological death, thanks to a magic potion

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Battle of the holiday bulge

Every year, it’s the same sad story. After the summer holidays, you realize with horror that unsightly bulges are wrecking your fabulous figure. How they managed to secretly creep up on you remains a mystery. Drastic dieting is not on the menu. Start concocting delicious dishes, lovely and light, with exquisitely coloured vegetables. To boost your thermogenesis and burn fat like a furnace inside your body, shamelessly use tried and tested slimmer’s little helpers: Lemon, cider vinegar and spices.

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