Travel: Escaping the hustle and bustle in Sardinia

This summer we had an incredible weekend getaway on the island of Sardinia.  This island is a little piece of paradise in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea.  Where the scenery is rustic, the beaches are unspoilt and the water is crystal clear.  It was the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend in a rustic… 

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Chocolate coconut ice cream! dairy free

This week I had a real craving for good ice cream.  The banana ´nice creams´ (frozen banana blended to an ice cream consistency) are great, but sometimes, a creamy, indulgent ice cream is needed. I´ve always prevented making ice cream in the past as most recipes require an ice cream maker, but this recipe is… 

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Summer Quinoa Picnic Salad

Summer days, with spontaneous days off work and summer picnics with friends in the park!  That´s exactly what happened yesterday, it was a beautiful sunny day in Barcelona which led to a summer picnic followed by a bike trip to the beach and I wanted to share the quinoa salad recipe with you as it… 

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How to: Reduce Bloating

Bloating can be really uncomfortable, especially when it is hot outside or we are going on holiday.  So I have put together some of my top ways to reduce bloating, in the hope that it will help to make you feel great from the inside out!  After doing a lot of research this week on… 

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sesame salmon & zucchini noodles

Last night, I wanted a fairly light, healthy meal for summer, with summer veggies and healthy protein.  So the sesame salmon and zucchini noodles was born!  So tasty with delicious healthy ingredients, full of summer flavours and of course, gluten free!

The Facts: Sugar

The Facts Sugar

Sugar Fact Alert!! Sugar is a hot topic at the moment, with sugar free diets being the new craze, but what sugar is ok and what should we be cutting down on? Last Friday, the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition made new recommendations on sugar for the British Government. They recommended that sugar which is… 

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Keeping Cool in the City

keeping cool in the city

Keeping cool when the city is heating up! June-July is a confusing time for our bodies.  Spring turns into summer, temperatures keep creeping up and the city becomes crowded and hotter.  Sometimes it can all be quite overwhelming.  So how can we keep cool and healthy when everything around us is heating up?  Here are… 

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Chia Pudding Pot

Chia Pudding Pot

My Chia Pudding Pot!  I must admit, chia seeds are not an ingredient I use a lot.  Mainly because I find them quite pricey and their nutritional benefits are often over hyped. However, I had a small packet lying in the back of my cupboard and bored one night this week, I decided to play… 

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Strawberry Summer Salad

Strawberry Summer Salad

This is one of my favourite recipes at the moment and it makes the perfect summer salad with so many summer time flavours!  Strawberries, cheese and mango aren´t always the first ingredients that come to mind when making a salad, but this is so delicious and full flavour! It´s the type of salad that you… 

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5 STEPS TO GET LEAN & FEEL GREAT

GET LEAN AND FEEL GREAT

GET LEAN & FEEL GREAT THIS SUMMER How to “be healthy¨ means different things to different people.  The media and social media in particular, focus on quick fixes to ¨LOSE WEIGHT FAST¨ or ¨GET A FLAT BELLY IN 7 DAYS¨ often with unhealthy ´rules´ that will challenge the body, leaving us undernourished.  These weight loss… 

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