What the hell! I have my first break out of bad skin after slacking with my skicare routine. I found three savior products to get me out a self-conscious rut…
My sister, Maddie, got me an extra thoughtful present this Christmas. With little money to treat myself to regular beauty spending sprees, she signed me up to a 6 month Glossy Box subscription. Once a month, I come home to find a small pink cardboard box with my name on, tied with a black ribbon. Inside are a handful of bespoke items that I can experiment with, from skincare, makeup, hair, nails and general pamper essentials.
I thought dry January would do one if two things: Tell me I couldn’t live with alcohol and that it was literally the elixir of life. Or tell me it is poison and I am the best version of myself without it. It didn’t do either; my hungover unorganised and solemn version of myself wasn’t much fun (even though the night before definitely would have been). But neither was the best, healthy version of myself.
Try one of these 10 recipes to get the most out of the fruit and veg in season now!
Eating seasonable means eating seasonally, because it’s sensible. Why? It allows you to get creative with a variety of fruit and veg that are might be outside your comfort zone. In the winter, veg in broths, soups, and stews are comforting and warm, and full of goodness. Supporting your natural needs will keep your immune system tip top, so it’s time to get the cruciferous vegetable family at the top of your shopping list! Check out these recipes…
A combination of two fabulous desserts is always a winner. I recently had a carrot cake cheesecake in a restaurant which was unreal, so I had a try at baking another of my two favourite desserts: brownie and raspberry cheesecake
Malta was our chosen destination for a relaxing family holiday this year, despite our doubts about what the tiny country could offer; what is there to do in Malta? What is their culture? What do they eat and celebrate? We certainly didn’t expect to find flamboyant festivals, some of the oldest monuments in the world, and clear-water lagoons…
Healthiness: Very good
I love the spiciness of bean burgers, a great meat alternative I’ve been looking forward to making. My mum has been on the Slimming World plan for 4 years, so she asks me to cook things SW friendly when I experiment. Which is fine by me, as this was veggie-packed and still filling.