The classics

It’s Christmas Eve and time for the classics – golden baubles and cosy socks and furry tails and homemade popcorn with chocolate sprinkles and golden cinnamon (recipe) and family and old movies you used to watch when you were a kid and Christmas jumpers and naps on the couch. Somehow Christmas often seems like the best holiday don’t you think? …
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The Highland Spring Pretox

If you follow me on Instagram you might have seen me at parties and events sipping on indulgent looking drinks and you might even know that those were actually sparkling mocktails.  In fact I took up the 2 week Highland Spring Christmas Pretox challenge.  So what’s that all about then?  In a nutshell – 2 weeks, no alcohol and always 2…
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Chocovocado tarts

You’ll be gathering round about now that I really can’t get enough of all the autumn leaves but I’ll make no apologies – whilst they’re here I’m enjoying them.  Also, happy Halloween everyone! Today a recipe that’s super tasty and healthy, I’m not saying skinny because it’s stuffed full of fats but they’re good fats from nuts and avocados.  I…
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Blackberry rosemary collins

Alexander & James were kind enough to send me a beautiful package filled with luxury purple boxes (the colour of quality is it not?  Just ask HRH).  These boxes were padded and filled with the most sublime of gifts – a rather slick glass ice bucket and glass and, my holy grail, gin.  It seemed only pertinent to invite our…
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Spaghetti but skinnier

My head knows it’s courgette but my mouth says ‘gosh darn, that’s some good spaghetti’. Let me introduce you to my new friend the julienne peeler… I got this one and, of course I have never had another to compare it to but, it did the job and has a handy wee guard so you don’t julienne your fingers.  I…
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