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SimplyCook review + get 50% off your first box!

Like many people I love experimenting with new meals in the kitchen. However I’m sometimes put off from trying new recipes when it means I need to splash out on special ingredients and spices that will probably only be used once or twice before being forgotten about in the cupboard. This is where SimplyCook come in, a subscription box service that delivers recipes and ingredients … Continue reading SimplyCook review + get 50% off your first box!

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Recipe: Matcha Green Tea Latte

Are you a coffee addict? Trade in your morning latte for a Matcha green tea latte. This alternative is lighter, easy to make and will still give you that much-needed energy boost, without the subsequent energy slump. Ingredients: ½ teaspoon Matcha green tea powder 200ml unsweetened almond milk Boiling water Method: Put half a teaspoon of Matcha green tea powder in a mug, add one … Continue reading Recipe: Matcha Green Tea Latte

Make it Matcha!

I love a good cuppa and am constantly trying new herbal teas, the latest of which is Teapigs Matcha green tea. Matcha has been getting a lot of hype recently, and for good reason. This concentrated form of green tea is a fine powder that packs one serious nutritional punch! Here’s why… Matcha contains 137 times the antioxidants of regular green tea – these help … Continue reading Make it Matcha!

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The Munch Guide To Intermittent Fasting

5:2, 4:3, 2:5…however you choose to do it; there’s been no escaping the buzz around intermittent fasting over the past year. The craze started with Dr Michael Mosley’s Horizon documentary back in 2012 which led to the publication of his bestselling book, The Fast Diet: The secret of intermittent fasting – lose weight, stay healthy, live longer, with Mimi Spencer last year. The premise is … Continue reading The Munch Guide To Intermittent Fasting

Cameron Diaz Releases The Body Book

Move over Gwyneth, there’s a new celebrity on the scene ready to steal your ‘lifestyle guru’ crown. Yep, Cameron Diaz is the latest Hollywood actress to release a lifestyle book, saying that she wants “people to be healthy and live their life to the fullest.” The actress has teamed up with Sandra Bark to share her nutrition and exercise guidance in The Body Book, a tome … Continue reading Cameron Diaz Releases The Body Book

Celebrity Diets: Jessica Alba

A-List actress, mother and eco entrepreneur Jessica Alba also hasone of the best bodies in the business. Refreshingly, Jess admits that it takes a lot of work to maintain her size 6 figure and revealed some surprising body secrets to Women’s Health in 2013. The actress said that after having both of her children she resorted to wearing a girdle to help her to lose weight. … Continue reading Celebrity Diets: Jessica Alba

Dry January: Are You Getting Involved?

We’re now a week into the New Year, and after an indulgent few weeks of drinking and partying many people have sworn off the drink and are taking part in Dry January. Myself included. A scheme supported by both Alcohol Concern and Cancer Research UK, Dry January encourages adults to steer clear of the booze for 31 days with a promise of feeling better, slimming … Continue reading Dry January: Are You Getting Involved?