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    Milkshakes from Jude’s Review

    When I was younger, I used to live on milkshakes. Literally. But that’s a story for another time. Today I’m reviewing a particular brand of shake. To me, milkshakes are that mix of nostalgia for your childhood and a sweet treat that makes you feel a wee bit naughty when you’re a proper grown up because they’re so creamy. One of the reasons why I don’t have milkshakes as often as I used to is because they take so long to make and they’re high in calories. Step forward, Jude’s Milkshakes, who take both those concerns away. I received a gift of three cans of the milkshake from Jude’s so…

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    Quick and Easy Lamb Bhuna Recipe

    There was a time when I didn’t enjoy cooking. I was more of an eat-to-live kind of person and it’s only since my son has started to take an interest in joining me in the kitchen that I’ve begun to enjoy preparing meals. Today I want to share a recipe that I’ve been making for a few years now, for lamb bhuna. This is a dish I first tried out when I was pregnant and preparing meals to freeze for those difficult “babymoon” days when your mind is mush and you need something quick and simple that you can remove from the freezer. So, here is my recipe, which takes…

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    Egg Free French Toast Recipe – Perfect For Egg Allergy Sufferers

    One of my big goals in life is to find egg-free alternatives to all my favourite eggy foods. One of the first on the list was French toast, although it has taken me twelve years to find one that I liked since my egg allergy diagnosis. I had to do a bit of shuffling of ingredients to get the right mix, but when I did find it, it was absolutely delicious and so simple, I can’t figure out why it took me so long to get here. So, here’s the ingredient list: 1 slice of white bread (not too soft) 125 mls skimmed milk 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla essence 1/2…

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    The 10-A-Day For A Month Challenge: The Outcome

    Back in August of this year, I undertook a challenge to eat 10 portions of fruits or vegetables a day for a month. I did promise back then that I would update you all on how it went. So, here’s what I discovered happening to me and my body following that challenge to eat more fruits and vegetables. The results were surprising! The first thing I noticed was an emotional shift. I didn’t cut anything out at all. I simply added more nutrients and raw fruits and vegetables. For the first two or three days, I was feeling this kind of rage that I haven’t experienced in a long time.…

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    The 10-A-Day For A Month Challenge

    It’s well known that in the UK, the recommended government guidelines state that we should eat five portions of fruits and vegetables a day. This doesn’t seem like a lot, because it isn’t but somehow I still fall short and eat less. Some days, I don’t manage to eat any so I down a glass of orange juice with dinner in the hopes that it will make a difference. In other European countries they recommend seven portions and when I did some research into the anti-inflammatory diets that are recommended to chronic pain sufferers, they suggest nine portions a day. It’s thought by some that ten a day is the…