Juicing, Blending and All That Goodness

Store bought juices and smoothies all have preservatives as well as added sugar, therefore like many people I’ve started to make fresh fruit juices and smoothies at home on a weekly basis. Literally takes 10mins and tastes sooo good! It’s also a great way to get lots of your essential nutrients, especially if you aren’t a fan…

Mary Berry’s Chocolate Fondant Tart

This was my first time making a Chocolate Fondant Tart and it was definitely one of the simpler things I have made. More importantly it tasted A-MAZ-ING! Ingredients  For the Shortcrust Pastry 100g Plain Flour 50g Icing Sugar 50g Diced Butter (chilled) 1 Large Free-range Egg Yolk About 1tbsp Cold Water For the Filling 100g Butter…

15minutes

Now that the holiday is officially over and its back to reality, we all have less time to eat out or cook whilst trying to remain healthy and maintain a balanced diet. This post includes links to a few of my current favourites! All made in 15minutes and under! Click on the links below to read…

Parma x Rocket Salad & Pea Penne

Parma x Rocket Salad Ingredients (Serves 4) 75g Parma Ham 4 Handfuls of Rocket 150g Mozzarella 4 Figs (Quartered) 4 Shallots 2 tbsp Olive Oil 5 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar 2 tsp Sugar (Preferably Brown) 1/2 Lemon (Optional) Directions 1.  Pour Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, and Sugar into a pan with the shallots and cook until…

For the Love of Eggs

I officially eat eggs at all times of the day! Eggs can make the perfect breakfast, lunch (brunch) or light dinner. Eggs Benedict  Ingredients (Serves 2)  4 Large Eggs 4tbsp White Wine Vinegar Boiling Water 2 English Muffins 4 Slices of Ham Sprinkle of Flat Leave Parsley (Optional) Directions 1. Put White Wine Vinegar into…

December – The Drink A Day Month

December is easily the only month where it is acceptable to have a drink roughly everyday for the entire month (Not saying this is what I did, but for any of you that did do this – it’s perfectly ok!) This post will share a few of the my favourite drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) that…

The ULTIMATE ‘Cheat Day’ – in London!

Making healthy eating part of your daily lifestyle is extremely important, with that said, when you do decide to have your cheat day, you might as well go all out with it! When having a cheat day in London, some places are simply mandatory! Shake Shack, Covent Garden This was definitely one of the best…

Profiteroles Made Easy!

Profiteroles are one of the most misinterpreted desserts, with the majority of people assuming they are difficult to make and hence staying away from them. This simple recipe serves 8 and takes under one hour, including cooking time! Ingredients For the Profiteroles 75g Unsalted Butter 175ml Water ½ teaspoon Salt 100g Plain Flour 4 Eggs For…

A taste of Paris

During this summer, I spent a couple of days in Paris doing a few of my favourite things; eating out, travelling and trying some amazing cocktails and wines. One of my first stops was Cafe De L’Avenue which is located close to the Arc de Triomphe. I had a simple but delish Parma Ham and…