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A step backwards

A step backwards

So…yes. A step backwards this week. I ate a lot of bad things and put on 2lbs. What happened? Well, I ate badly all weekend. Then I just saw the number climbing higher and higher on the scales, even though I’d been eating well. And being so demotivated meant that when I was out with
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Orange and Rose Exploding Cake

Orange and Rose Exploding Cake

Me and Dr. Oetker….we got a thiiiiiiiiing going on… Okay, that’s a slightly weird way to start a post, but it’s true. We’ve got a food thing going on. A couple of times now Dr. Oetker have sent over one of Kimberley Wilson’s recipes to me, and let me put it on the site for you
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How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake: Rainbow Designs

How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake: Rainbow Designs

I was ruined by one cake. This cake. I am a female internet user in her 20s, so of course I have a Pinterest board. And I’m a food blogger, so of course I have lots of boards about cooking and eating – one for food, one for baking, one for kitchens – and one
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10% Down

10% Down

I lost 2lbs this week, which means I’ve now lost 1st 9lbs, or 23lbs, and 10% of my starting bodyweight.  I followed this by eating a LOT of crap this weekend, so I need to sort that out from tomorrow. Next week I’m talking about confidence and how it affects weight lost. If you have
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Brown Butter Mocha Cookies

Brown Butter Mocha Cookies

My cookie obsession continues with this recipe for Brown Butter Mocha Cookies. Don’t tell the other cookies, but I think these are my favourite. Have I said that before about previous cookies? I think so. What can I say…? I just really like cookies and I keep making them better and better.   So. Let’s
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How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake

How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake

Or, at least, part one of How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake Back in April, it was my five year anniversary with my boyfriend Garry. We went for brunch in Caravan, then wandered around Granary Square for a while. We were standing on a viewing platform overlook St Pancras when Garry handed me a
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Just plodding along

Just plodding along

Not an eventful week this week – I stayed the same and only did one run.  However, I have cooked some LOVELY things, including a Slimming World chorizo mac ‘n’ cheese, so keep an eye out for those in the next few weeks. How has your week been? Love, Amy xxx

Pea and Goat Cheese Risotto from Luke’s Cookbook

Pea and Goat Cheese Risotto from Luke’s Cookbook

I have over 60 cookbooks, and roughly 100 food magazines. I also have a tiny one bedroom flat. These things don’t mix very well. You see, I have a….well. I don’t like to use the word “addiction” lightly, so I’ll go for compulsion instead. I have a cookbook and food magazine buying compulsion. When I
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Because I’m happpppy….

Because I’m happpppy….

I lost 3lbs this week, finally reached a stone and a half loss, and covered 5km for the first time. I am on a rollercoaster that only goes up, my friend.   Really pleased that for once I can bring you a cheerful weight loss diary rather than one where I’m really low and feeling
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Sweet Potato and Egg Hash

Sweet Potato and Egg Hash

This is one tasty recipe you can whip up for breakfast on a weekend or make for a quick and easy supper on a weeknight after work.    You can add as much or as little to it as you like — I made a veggie version with eggs, sweet potato, mushrooms, peppers and onions
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