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Boost your health with these simple to make natural shots

Winter is here. December is here and as well as all the seasonal foods, decorations and activities, it also brings the colds, coughs and flu. This year, keep yourself and your loved ones healthy and well by looking ahead. As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure and these health shots give a great natural boost to your immune…

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Focus and make time for all delicious things Seasonal!

Pumpkins! Green pumpkins! White pumpkins! Yellow pumpkins! Stripy pumpkins! Okay, and orange pumpkins! Firstly, if you have a pumpkin field, farm or farm shop near you. Go and have a look! There are so many different varieties of pumpkin, each with their own unique flavour profile. Some pumpkins (aka squash) taste like courgette, some like marrow (there’s other things I…

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Pumpkin Spice Latte

November is here! Wow, where did the last ten months go?! I could say, that now is the time to check how your yearly goals are going, but instead I’m going to ask what you’re doing with your pumpkins!? So, whether or not you carved pumpkins and filled them with candles, have a selection of colourful mini squashes and pumpkins…

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Cheers! Make your own Christmas drink

Cheers! Make your own (vegan) Christmas drinks! Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? Have you written all your cards? sorted all your presents? written your Christmas menus? organised parties, meals or get-togethers? I’m sure there’s not that many ‘sleeps’ left and you better start to get yourself organised! 😀 Me, erm, well, strictly speaking we don’t actually ‘do’ Christmas but…

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Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies

Back to Basics: Rainbows & Green Smoothies Recently I’ve been getting my greens in the form of smoothies! You can’t imagine how many people turn their noses up at that! 😛 Smoothies yes. 🙂 Green smoothies no! So, just because of the colour it becomes less tasty? Really? I’ve added this to the back to basics series (along with crumble, pancakes…

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Cake, birthdays & holidays!

Cake, birthdays & holidays! First of all, just a reminder for you all not to believe everything you read online! Rewind 20 years and the world was a much more honest place! Today there are all sorts of unscrupulous people parading as anything they want to be! This week on a local website somebody posted about an email scam which…

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Festive Spiced Mulled-Tea

Festive Spiced Mulled-Tea The Christmas festivities are hotting up! Nativities, carol concerts and pantomimes abound! This delicious spiced tea fits in perfectly! It’s perfect for warming you up on a snowy day, it’s great for sharing with friends (especially for those who don’t drink mulled wine), goes perfect with roasted chestnuts or actually it’s pretty good at anytime! 😛 Gather 1 litre…

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Chocolate Berry Smoothie Ice… Dairy Free!

Chocolate Berry Smoothie Ice… Dairy Free! 🙂 After the last few days I thought that summer in the UK had finally ended 🙁 We have had so much rain that I’ve even had to empty the trays under the tomatoes! This morning however is lovely blue skies with not a fluffy white cloud in sight 🙂 The school holidays have…

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Warming Winter Spiced Chocolate (DEGF)

Warming Winter Spiced Chocolate Oh My Gosh! 🙂 It was so cold yesterday I thought my fingers would drop off! I needed something to warm me up without making me (more!) lazy and lethargic and this… this was amazing! Don’t think ‘hot chocolate’ as this is most definitely not! Don’t think ‘creamy & calorific’ as there’s no cream or no dairy…

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