Vanilla nut butters (plus 2-ingredient homemade Nutella)

I must confess that I don’t always have the time to make my own nut butters but when I do I really enjoy them. It tends to be because life is so hectic and busy and sometimes due to the size of our kitchen it’s just easier to have a small jar of sugar-free, salt-free cashew or almond butter in…
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Papaya dessert bowl

I love to make myself a bowl of fruit after supper to satisfy my sweet tooth and I recently found if I top it with antioxidant-rich cacao nibs and a few nuts I can also satisfy my craving for chocolate, as the fats in the pecans keep me nicely full and the intense flavour of the cacao is so delicious,…
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Why I always use a separate SPF

For convenience, I used to love using tinted moisturisers and BB or CC creams with added SPF. Though I still use some of these products, especially as a top up, I’ve recently learnt the error of my ways. At a recent appointment with my facialist, I learnt that the SPF contained in cosmetic products can last up to 25 minutes…
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Japanese-inspired miso soup with zucchini noodles and sea vegetables

I absolutely love soups and one of my favourite comforting meals to make for myself if I’m eating alone is an Asian-inspired soup. The soup I make very much varies depending upon my mood at the time; if I feel like I need a lot of aromatics, I go for a fresh Vietnamese-inspired soup; if I fancy something spicy and…
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Tried and tested: Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kits

One of my guilty pleasures is watching Keeping Up with The Kardashians – a habit that very much formed throughout my pregnancy, especially during the last trimester. Like the rest of the world, I was bewildered by Kylie Jenner’s lips and found every development in the story fascinating. It was inevitably only a matter of time before Kylie turned her…
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