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Content freeze

Content freeze

Hey guys. Bit of news for you – good news, I promise! Basically, I’ve realised that what I’m giving you isn’t good enough. I have 500+ posts on this blog, and you only ever really see 10 or so of them. That’s just not good enough! You all find my Hunter’s Chicken recipe okay but what
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Hotel Chocolat: Christmas products review

Hotel Chocolat: Christmas products review

Garry once again decided to help me out with a review video after he learnt we’d be trying delicious Hotel Chocolat products. Funny, that.  We tried… The Dark Chocolate Red Star Decoration, £1.95 The Christmas Eton Mess Selector, £3.75 The Christmas Giandujas Selector, £3.75  The Caramel Supernovas Selector, £3.75 We were torn between the Caramel
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Swan diving off the wagon

Swan diving off the wagon

Despite providing you all with tips and tricks for staying on plan last week, I have spend my days gorging myself. I’m keeping exercising, though, and that’s keeping me in check even as I consume vast amounts of mince pies and sandwiches.

Giovanni Rana’s Chicken with Rosemary Ravioli with a Red Wine Reduction

Giovanni Rana’s Chicken with Rosemary Ravioli with a Red Wine Reduction

Last week, I uploaded this video about Giovanni Rana pasta. Giovanni Rana also decided to send me over this recipe for Chicken with Rosemary Ravioli with a Red Wine Reduction to share with you. You can just buy the Rosemary and Chicken pasta from the Italian Indulgence range if you don’t want to make it, but
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Staying healthy during Christmas

Staying healthy during Christmas

Or, how NOT to binge and put on lots of weight during December. The main tip I can give you is this – stay in control. Plan what you’re going to indulge in and what you’re going to skip, and put things in place (like healthy meals you can eat before you go out) to
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Review: Bonapeti

Review: Bonapeti

So, last week a big brown box of fancy deliciousness was delivered to my door.  Bonapeti is, basically, a really fancy takeaway. Instead of coming home from a long day at work and falling face-first into a greasy pizza, you can fall face-first into a delicious plate of “good, fresh, nutritious food”. Or that’s the
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Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Foodie Christmas Gift Guide 2014

It’s the mooost wonderful tiiiime offf the yeeeeaaaarrr…. Unless, like me, you freak out when it comes to buying Christmas presents. Here is my foodie gift guide, for anyone who wants to buy christmas gifts for chefs in their lives. At the top I’ve got a section on edible presents to buy for loved ones.
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10 reasons to work out

10 reasons to work out

Need a reason to get those trainers on? I can give you ten.   This week, I lose another pound despite eating quite a lot of bad things, because I exercised every day. Despite still hating exercise, I’m currently its biggest fan.  After months of going for it, I’ve finally got my two stone and
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4lbs down this week

4lbs down this week

This is absolutely the Ronseal of videos. It does exactly what it says on the tin.   Huge thanks to everyone who was so kind about my last video.  It’s messages like that that let me keep going.  Just a reminder that I’m not posting any new recipes or anything at the moment – reminder of
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Clinging on by the skin of my teeth

Clinging on by the skin of my teeth

After a few week’s worth of really super positive videos, I hit you with another miserable one. Sorry, mum…