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MORNING ROUTINE - Guest Post by Lauryn Evarts Bosstick AKA The Skinny Confidential

I am beyond honoured (I actually have to pinch myself!) to be introducing world-renowned Lauryn Evarts Bosstick, the founder and creator of The Skinny Confidential, a lifestyle brand and blog where she shares everything from beauty secrets to diet tips, business advice, daily inspiration and so much more!  She is …

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EASIEST EVER RED LENTIL SOUP

I often mention this Lentil Soup as being one of my all-time favourites, so I’m delighted to finally be able to share it with you!  Quick, easy, healthy and delicious, this one-pot recipe almost cooks itself – without even the need to blend!  Thick, warm and satisfying, this soup …

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Strawberry, Feta, Fig & Pine Nut Salad

I created this salad with its colours and ingredients inspired by upcoming Valentines Day!

This salad makes a perfect light lunch, starter or side-dish to a romantic Valentine’s dinner.  You can enjoy it with a glass of red wine and some dark chocolate to finish – both totally allowed …

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GUILT-FREE CHINESE CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

These simple Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a perfect alternative to a Chinese takeaway.  Not only are they GUILT-FREE & totally waistline friendly, they’re so quick and easy to prepare, so there’s no waiting around for that takeaway to arrive!  Whilst I definitely don’t advocate cutting out …

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HEALTHY WHOLESOME ENERGY BARS

These homemade Healthy Wholesome Energy Bars are chewy, filling and delicious.  They’re packed with protein, fibre and heart-healthy mono-unsaturated fats, and are suitable for vegans too!
They can be wrapped individually in cling-film/ Ziploc bags and stored in the freezer, ready to grab on-the-go for the perfect breakfast (paired …

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Zucchini, Tomato & Couscous Salad with Feta Cheese, Pomegranate, Mint & Chilli, & Lemon Tahini Dressing

This salad is perfect for summer time!  It’s packed full of colour, flavour and a wealth of amazing nutrition (protein, fibre, vitamins & minerals, healthy fats and a ton of anti-oxidants).

Leftovers also keep well in the fridge and make a delicious packed lunch!

If you want a dairy-free …

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GUILT-FREE NO-BAKE MINI CHEESECAKES

I’m a HUGE cheesecake lover and I know many of my clients, friends and family are too.  Whilst I’m all for allowing the odd indulgence, I know that a slice of this decadent dessert can wrack in hundreds of calories, not to mention grams of sugar and unhealthy …

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SUPPLEMENTS: HELPFUL OR HARMFUL?

Guest Post by Nia Davies 

Nia Elin Davies is a born and bred Londoner, with Welsh and South Korean background.  She is a medic from Imperial College London, blogger at www.niafaraway.com , as well as digital influencer and female entrepreneur, having founded her own Personal Care and Wellness Brand – …

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Easiest Ever Shakshuka

If you’ve never heard of or tried Shakshuka, you are seriously missing out!  Shakshuka is a traditional Middle Eastern dish (now served across cafes & restaurants in London, and worldwide!), that consists of a thick tomato sauce with poached eggs cooked inside.  Some good bread alongside for dipping is …

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The Food Effect Spinach Hummus

If you’ve followed me or The Food Effect for a while now, you’ll know that I’m a HUGE hummus lover, and advocate it to all my clients as a great snacking choice, as well as in my BOOK!!  My “Best Ever Healthy Homemade Hummus” is still a …

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