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Exciting event at Foyles in Chelmsford

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FoylesChelmsford Mon 12-Feb-18 12:52:58

Hi!

We have an event coming up at Foyles in Chelmsford that could be of interest and I wanted to share it with you all. It'll be a fun, upbeat event about how to handle work and private life, and some delicious food will be served!

Here is a link to the event on the Foyles website: foyles.co.uk/Public/Events/Detail.aspx?eventId=3575

Here is the event description:

Join friends, authors of The Midlife Kitchen and midlifers, Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice for a night in of conversation, nibbles and wine. Mimi Spencer and Sam Rice are on a mission to prove that ‘midlife’ needn’t be a crisis. They will be speaking about their own experiences as regular midlifers, sharing some of their tricks and tips to staying healthy whilst juggling a busy family, professional and personal life, as well as opening up the floor to your own questions.

In The Midlife Kitchen, Mimi & Sam have created more than 160 delicious recipes to restore, rejuvenate and revive – each featuring their colour-coded star anise system, which highlights the specific health benefits of the dish. With them, you can future-proof your life through your forties, fifties and well beyond.

‘We wanted to make a real connection with people in midlife who feel a need to improve their health, but are put off by the faddy, stringent and restrictive approaches that have become fashionable lately. We’re keen on solid, well-informed nutritional advice, with clearly signposted health messages and
accessible ingredients.’

The Midlife Kitchen is not about ‘clean eating’ or ‘superfoods’, detoxing or restriction, but instead offers a glorious opportunity to wrest back control of your eating in the interests of health, happiness and a long life.

Mimi Spencer, 50, is best known for co-authoring The Fast Diet with Michael Mosley, which introduced the concept of 5:2 intermittent fasting and sold more than a million copies worldwide. Writing three further books on the subject, Mimi developed a keen interest in nutrition and health. She is also a distinguished journalist with stints at Vogue, the Evening Standard, as editor of ES Magazine and as a features writer and columnist for The Observer, The Times and You Magazine.

Sam Rice, 47, started out as a management consultant but for the last 20 years has co-owned the travel business Ski Safari with her husband Richard. In 2013 she gained her WSET Diploma in wine and moved to Bali, subsequently writing about wine for Inspired Bali magazine. Following the death of her youngest brother from type 1 diabetes, Sam became increasingly interested in healthy eating, which inspired her book The Happy Eater, 4 Weeks to a Better Relationship with Food.

A-Canteen will be serving recipes from The Midlife Kitchen throughout the evening and there will also be wine and soft drinks available. Don’t miss out on this Monday night treat!

Tickets include (the book), nibbles, a glass of wine and a goody bag.

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to email me at chelmsfordevents@foyles.co.uk

Thanks!

Elli

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