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The Cosy Club

Following an amazing workout with Bournemouth Bootcamp,  organised by the Dorset Girl Gains ambassador Emily (@theworldisonyourside on instagram), the girls and I walked down into Bournemouth town centre for brunch at this gorgeous place which lived up to it's cosy name. Catering for both gluten-free and vegan, this is the place to go for a… Continue reading The Cosy Club

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Maple Pecan Waffles

My mum loved these waffles first go round, and the combination of maple and pecan and cinnamon just makes my mouth water. I aimed to create this recipe for my dad (ready why here), but in fact I ate them all before he was home! If you don't have a waffle iron, this batter works… Continue reading Maple Pecan Waffles

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Soy Rice and Roasted Squash

After my Lidl haul, I was so excited to try this new form of squash, I straight away got round to creating this yummy recipe, it serves three for a main meal or four as a side dish! 1 small Squash Brown Rice Soy sauce/tamari (if you're coeliac or avoid gluten) 1 Leek, chopped small… Continue reading Soy Rice and Roasted Squash

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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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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 Homemade Crisps

Do you ever get that craving for something crunchy? Or something to go with your favourite dip? Here is the answer:After having enchiladas the previous night, we had some leftover corn tortillas. I thought: let's find something to make these into, and these super easy AND quick healthy homemade crisps arrived on my plate for lunch soon… Continue reading Healthy Homemade Crisps

Recipes

Coconut & Blueberry Oaty Pancakes

After the coldest parkrun I have ever ran and a pop to decathlon, I was so ready for an indulgent, warming lunch - even if it was 11:30!My mum and I decided on thick, fluffy pancakes (involving blueberries and coconut) on the way home in the car and so a new recipe started to bloom!Ingredients:30g… Continue reading Coconut & Blueberry Oaty Pancakes