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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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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’

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Healthy on Holiday

Whilst on holiday I received the most exciting news that I've been nominated for a blog award in the category 'best new blog' - if you haven't voted it would mean the world to me if you could, and THANK YOU if you have already! (Vote here)3 weeks on holiday have been the most amazing… Continue reading Healthy on Holiday

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A Sicilian Food and Travel Diary (Part 1)

My sister and I have been counting down to this holiday for so long, and the first week has not been a disappointment. Day 1Even before we left England I was excited about the food, and my food adventure began at the airport. I got to try an acai bowl for the very first time… Continue reading A Sicilian Food and Travel Diary (Part 1)