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Positive Body Image

  This is something that is very difficult for most people, myself included. When I was overweight, I hated the way I looked. I was always focusing on myself aesthetically and I would obsess over the things that I didn’t like. When I decided I needed to lose weight, I was under the impression that losing weight would fix all of that and I would instantly love myself. How wrong I was. Losing weight meant I was just changing my appearance, and my health, but that wasn’t changing the way I thought about myself. That was something I had to work really hard on, and it was the kind of work that wasn’t done in the gym or the kitchen. If you want to be kept up to date on more posts like this, then please subscribe to the blog mailing list (it takes 30 seconds) and you will get sent … Read More

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What Fitness Means To Me (Win a £100/$150 Nike Voucher)

  In celebration of National Fitness Day on Friday 26th September, National Fitness Day are launching an initiative called “Fitness to me means…” To me, fitness means never going back to who I was and being much healthier and happier. With each workout I feel myself getting healthier and I always feel amazing after a workout – got… 

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Tomato and Basil Soup

  I think Autumn is finally here! And we should celebrate with soup. There is no soup more comforting than a classic tomato and basil soup and this is my recipe that I have perfected after cooking it for the past 15 years. If you want to be kept up to date on my new… 

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How To Keep Avocados Fresh and How To Choose the Perfect Avocado

  This post might be old news to some, but I get so many questions about keeping avocados fresh that I thought I would dedicate a whole post to it. I have also included some tips on how to pick the perfect avocado. I actually get a lot of questions about avocados in general. I… 

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Raw Chocolate Fudge Brownies

Another healthy alternative to chocolate brownies and I you probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen already.

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There Is More To Switzerland Than Cheese and Chocolate

  When most of us think of Switzerland, we probably think of cheese and chocolate. There is nothing wrong with that, as they are well known for that, and rightly so, but there is so much more to this beautiful country. I only got to see a small part of it, but I was drawn… 

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Bean Chilli with Avocado Salsa

  This one pot wonder is low in fat and high in flavour. I love getting feedback and requests from you all about recipes that you want to see, and as well as budget recipes, I have been getting a lot of requests for more vegan recipes. This dish is very cheap to make and… 

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