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September Favourites

As 2017 is zooming by, I feel it's time to summarise my current favourites. I have writen about things from food and fitness to beauty and shoes! Enjoy! Make up/ Cosmetics On my last trip to London, I HAD to buy this, just because of the smell. Vanilla and coffee is probably my all time… Continue reading September Favourites

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A Sicilian Food and Travel Diary (Part 2)

Continuation from part one of my Sicilian adventure. After just over a week touring the Aeolian Islands, it was time to move on. We headed off to a villa to meet some family where we'd remain for the rest of the holiday. Day 9 (continued) The long car jouney we broke up with many stops,… Continue reading A Sicilian Food and Travel Diary (Part 2)

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‘Deepest Roast’ Nut Butter

This recipe actually came around by accident when I thought I had burnt hazelnuts whilst making my chocolate hazelnut butter, it turns out almost burnt nuts produce a decadent and delightful nut butter! You will need quite a powerful blender for this, sometimes half way through blending, your machine may need a rest to prevent… Continue reading ‘Deepest Roast’ Nut Butter

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Chunky Peanut-Banana Granola

I have tried so many ways to get clumpy and chunky granola, but the solution was so simple: Banana! Peanut butter and banana is a combination that I absolutely LOVE, so this is my favourite granola (probably ever)! It's part of my granola series, where I'm creating a granola recipe for each member of my… Continue reading Chunky Peanut-Banana Granola

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Fresh and Spicy Quinoa

Leftover mango in the fridge and I fancied a refreshing salad but more substantial than a pile of lettuce!This recipe serves 6 as a side dish or 3 as a main. Quinoa salad ingredients:2 cups quinoa6 cups vegetable stock1/2 ripe mango1 cup pomegranate seeds1 handful of spinach1 handful of tomatoes1 tbsp lemon juiceSpicy drizzle1/2 tsp… Continue reading Fresh and Spicy Quinoa

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My Sicilian Sandwich

During a holiday when I passed a week without a toaster, I discovered pan fried rye bread, possibly the best accident ever!Ingredients: Serves 12 slices of rye bread1tsp of oil (olive or coconut)Half a can of chickpeas, rinsed1/4 tsp dried oreganoSprinkle of paprika1 tsp tomato puréeZest and juice of half a lemonPinch of saltBalsamic vinegar1/2… Continue reading My Sicilian Sandwich

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Vegan Blackberry ‘cheesecake’

Late August and early September always means blackberry picking for me. Ironically, I cannot stand fresh blackberries, but when cooked down to a jam or coulis like in the recipe I just can't resist them. After many questions on Instagram of these summer and autumn sweet bites, I knew I was on the right track… Continue reading Vegan Blackberry ‘cheesecake’