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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

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Easter Chocolates with a Healthy Caramel Centre

Some health-obsessed people right around Easter start listing reasons why you should not be eating Easter eggs full of additives, and instead making some interesting Easter based food instead. That's not me, this recipe provides you with a quick and tasty and healthy chocolate delight, spring themed but tasty all year round! With two flavours:… Continue reading Easter Chocolates with a Healthy Caramel Centre

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Lentil Veggie Bowl

Until this week, I had a memory of lentils tasting 'fluffy' and bland and had avoided them for a very long time, but I had never had them cooked well to actually realise how tasty they can be (sorry mum!). I think one of the main problems of my dislike toward lentils was I had… Continue reading Lentil Veggie Bowl

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Courgettiblogetti in London

A few weeks ago I made a weekend trip to my capital city. With a busy itinerary to fulfil with my family, I had a few places as a healthy food lover and gym enthusiast I just had to go to. Some of these locations have been on my list to visit by recommendation from other people with similar… Continue reading Courgettiblogetti in London