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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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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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Chocolate, Coconut and Hazelnut Oats

Pip and nut, my cupboard essential nut butter. It's in my hand from when I wake up till when I go to bed. The best flavour... It's chocolate coconut hazelnut butter, and it's just incredible. The only problem is, getting to the bottom of the jar, it's just depressing! So this recipe is the BEST… Continue reading Chocolate, Coconut and Hazelnut Oats

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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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Christchurch Food Festival

It is not many times a year that Dorset hosts a food festival like those in major cities (eg: Manchester or London) but THIS is one that comes once a year, and I love it. It's the main event of my calender before summer without fail! The buzz in the air of packed streets and food on… Continue reading Christchurch Food Festival