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Iced mocha smoothie

I hadn’t had an iced coffee in years. Not long ago, I stole a sip from a friend of mine and couldn’t get over how cloyingly sweet it was. Way sweeter than I remembered it being back when I used to drink them as a teen. But I guess that isn’t surprising, given the  amount […]

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Sweet, Salty & Spicy roasted pumpkin seeds

I’ve been in charge of pumpkin carving ever since I can remember. Come to think of it, this is probably because I was the only who ever got a real kick out of  it…but that’s besides the point. As a result, all those years of pumpkin carving eventually got me into the tradition of pumpkin […]

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My top sweet tooth fixes

There is no denying it, I have a sweet tooth. I guess it’s to be expected seeing that I come from a long line of bakers, bread makers and Sicilian sweet masters (fresh cannoli anyone?). In fact, I fell in love with baking long before cooking, which only came once I grew tall enough to see […]

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Eating for exercise recovery

Next month, I will be taking part in my first Spartan race.  For those of you unfamiliar with this event, the spartan race is  an obstacle trail race that is designed to challenge you both physically and mentally (one look at the videos on their website and you’ll understand). Well, I’m up for the challenge, […]

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DIY: Almond, date and orange granola bars

Homemade granola bars are well worth your time in the kitchen. Quick and simple to put together,  a weekend batch can provide you with satisfying snacks for the week, workout fuel or grab-and-go options for breakfasts on the run. Why DIY? Because doing it yourself gives you complete control over the quality of your ingredients, […]

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Getting crudité creative

Did you get the memo? Colour is very in this spring. But I’m not here to talk about coloured denim. I want to talk about colour on your plates. There is something very refreshing and invigorating about spring and to me, nothing says it better than a plate of colourful crudité. It’s a perfect nod […]

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