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Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese and Spinach Plaits

Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese and Spinach Plaits

Sooo, this is a fun post! Euphorium Bakery got in touch and asked me to take part in their Cake That! campaign. They’re basically recreating a round of The Great British Bake Off, and John Whaite is the judge.  If I get to the final two in the competition (there are five of us) then
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Lake District Dairy Co: Quark cooking sauces review

Lake District Dairy Co: Quark cooking sauces review

Long-term readers will know that I am a fan of Quark. For those of you that don’t know what Quark is, it’s basically a low fat soft cheese which is really good to use as a base for sauces or to make desserts. I’ve been using it for years in things like this healthy lasagne,
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Schrödinger’s Diet

Schrödinger’s Diet

Can you be absolutely following a diet 100% and not following it at all…? If so, that’s what I’ve been doing this week. Shrodinger’s diet. This week I talk about how I’m feeling low at the moment, and how weight loss immediately is 1000 times harder when your braid gets a bit wobbly. Is there
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Skinny Chorizo Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Skinny Chorizo Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Alright, listen up. I’m proud of pretty much every recipe I put on this blog, but this one I am ESPECIALLY proud of. When I first moved to London and was eating myself into a frenzy, I was amazed by the different types of mac ‘n’ cheese on offer. We weren’t in the midst of
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Weight-Loss Diaries: Amy and Garry

Weight-Loss Diaries: Amy and Garry

Special guest in my weight-loss diaries today – my fiance, Garry. Not that he’s trying to lose weight, you understand. He absolutely doesn’t need to. I’ve just roped him in because this week, I need some support.  Two pounds to my two stone award. Let’s do this! 

How to remove the stone from a peach

How to remove the stone from a peach

…or, indeed, from any fruit with a stone in it. Peaches may well be my fruit of the moment. I slice them up and eat them with raspberries, they’re utterly delicious. But they’re also a pain in the bum to prepare unless you take that pesky stone out. Fortunately I have a video on that
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Butternut Squash Lasagne

Butternut Squash Lasagne

A few months ago, I was really craving lasagne. The problem was I was trying to eat less meat, and lasagne contains meat. I wanted that cheesey, saucey, creamy pasta goodness but I didn’t want to have to eat the mince to go with it. Solution? Swop the mince for butternut squash. A butternut squash
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How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake: Cupcakes?!

How To Make Your Own Wedding Cake: Cupcakes?!

So, I was shopping with my three beautiful bridesmaids in Stratford, Westfield a few months ago. We were looking for bridesmaid dresses, and I was trying on a few wedding dresses too.  Afterwards, Ashley and I wandered into Lakeland, because Lakeland is a holy place for food bloggers and you must always go in to worship
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Glum.

Glum.

It wasn’t until I edited this that I realised how low I sound. Don’t worry about me, I’m fine! Gained a pound this week. Was it deserved? Don’t know. Maybe. Do I still feel rubbish about it? Yes, absolutely. Another week. On to bigger and better things, I guess.

How To Make Cupcakes

How To Make Cupcakes

I’m going back to basics today. It’s partly to celebrate The Great British Bake Off and all who sail in her, but mainly to go back to the original point of vlogging – so that if there is anyone in the position I was in four years ago, where I wanted to cook and bake but
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