Answers to July Quiz Plus … a recipe for low carb vanilla ice-cream

Hello there, I hope you enjoyed yesterdays quiz. Many thanks to all those who read the post and special thanks to those who took time to comment.


Did you know the answers? Well, as promised here are the answers to the seven questions. For ease I have repeated the questions …


1. The month of Quintilis was renamed July in honour of which historical figure?

Answer : Julius Caesar

2. In the poem, The Garden Year, in the line ‘Hot July brings cooling showers, apricots, and gillyflowers’, which modern day flower is a gillyflower?


Answer : Carnation

3. St Swithin’s Day falls on which date every year? And if it rains on St. Swithin’s Day, for how many more days will it continually rain?


Answer : 15th of July. 40 days (Note: St Swithin was Bishop of Winchester in the 9th century)


4. Neil Armstrong became the first man to step onto the moon on July 21, in which year?


Answer : 1969

5. Which zodiac sign for the month of July ends on July 22? And which sign starts from July 23 onwards?


Answer : Cancer (until July 22). And Leo (July 23 onwards).

6. Which gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, and which symbolizes contentment, is the birthstone of July?

Answer : Ruby

7. True or false. On average, July is the hottest month of the year in the UK?

Answer : True

How did you do? Before I researched the answers I knew six, although one answer was a guess 😊


… and now on to a tasty recipe suggestion, which you may wish to try.
Vanilla Ice Cream : Sugar Free and Low Carb
Of course, on a nice sunny day nothing says summer like a scoop of creamy, oh-so-delicious ice cream. Make your scoop satisfying, simple, and sugar free with this low carb/keto version!
You could also add a few low carb berries, strawberries are nice!
More details here

~ wishing you a happy month of July ~

A variety of articles and recipe ideas are within this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues please take these into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

Hello there, I hope you enjoyed yesterdays quiz. Many thanks to all those who read the post and special thanks to those who took time to comment.


Did you know the answers? Well, as promised here are the answers to the seven questions. For ease I have repeated the questions …


1. The month of Quintilis was renamed July in honour of which historical figure?

Answer : Julius Caesar

2. In the poem, The Garden Year, in the line ‘Hot July brings cooling showers, apricots, and gillyflowers’, which modern day flower is a gillyflower?


Answer : Carnation

3. St Swithin’s Day falls on which date every year? And if it rains on St. Swithin’s Day, for how many more days will it continually rain?


Answer : 15th of July. 40 days (Note: St Swithin was Bishop of Winchester in the 9th century)


4. Neil Armstrong became the first man to step onto the moon on July 21, in which year?


Answer : 1969

5. Which zodiac sign for the month of July ends on July 22? And which sign starts from July 23 onwards?


Answer : Cancer (until July 22). And Leo (July 23 onwards).

6. Which gemstone, a variety of the mineral corundum, and which symbolizes contentment, is the birthstone of July?

Answer : Ruby

7. True or false. On average, July is the hottest month of the year in the UK?

Answer : True

How did you do? Before I researched the answers I knew six, although one answer was a guess 😊


… and now on to a tasty recipe suggestion, which you may wish to try.
Vanilla Ice Cream : Sugar Free and Low Carb
Of course, on a nice sunny day nothing says summer like a scoop of creamy, oh-so-delicious ice cream. Make your scoop satisfying, simple, and sugar free with this low carb/keto version!
You could also add a few low carb berries, strawberries are nice!
More details here

~ wishing you a happy month of July ~

A variety of articles and recipe ideas are within this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues please take these into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan