Kate Braithwaite

Eggnog Recipe

‘Tis the season…   …for yummy food and hot cocktails! What not everyone else? Maybe just in my household. Before I reveal anymore Family indiscretions, I will just share my recipe! It’s super easy and very basic.   This Eggnog recipe will make 4 hot toddy glasses. Ingredients 1 Pint…

Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe

“Pumpkin pie spice? What’s that?” this London Chicks said as I flicked through recipes seeing it crop up again and again. Is this some new fandangled spice? NO. No it is not. It is basically several of our favourite autumnal spices that someone has cleverly re marketed as pumpkin pie…

Top 5 Halloween Make Up Looks

I am so excited about Halloween, Any excuse to get dressed up and paint my face! I know you are too! So I trawled the internet and  found these brilliant make up tutorials by some incredibly talented Makeup bloggers. I got inspired and thought I would share them with you!…

Looking For A Great Night Out? Look Noir Further- Noir W1 Review

Noir W1, a bar-come restaurant (right next to Selfridges, just off Oxford Street) invited me to come for a meal  to check out their signature cocktails and different take on classic, cool foods. Like any excitable, impatient kid at Christmas, I couldn’t wait to see what awaited so I had…

Person Of Interest – Chicks Netflix Picks

If you haven’t already been bullied into trying Person Of Interest by your friends then I am going to do it right now. It may seem that I pick holes at the show but despite them, it is still addictive and definitely worth being your choice for the few months….

Passionfruit Smoothie Recipe

So if you are anything like me, you see passion fruits in the supermarket and are like hmmm great idea but what the hell would I do with it. I love getting anything passion fruit whilst out, cocktails, desserts whatever, I can’t get enough, but at home I’m at a…

Can I have cake and stay Lean?

Today is our fitness contributor and resident nutrition expert Sean Lerwill’s Birthday! So we took the opportunity to ask him how he keeps on track with healthy eating during celebratory periods.   For those of our readers that don’t know you Sean. You’ve graced the cover of a number international…

Pimm’s O’Clock Smoothie

Now I stumbled upon this delightfully fresh and tasty smoothie recipe when getting ready for a Family BBQ. I had just trained and so was about to make my post workout Smoothie when I was also handed the task of chopping up the fruit for the Pimm’s jugs.  So whilst…

Mango, Berry & Mint Smoothie Recipe

Now my Smoothie recipes tend to be a little more slap dash. Or are they? I like to work in handfuls. As I have been learning from my nutrition coach Sean Lerwill a good judgement of the amount of carbs, fats and proteins needed for each meal can be visually…

Chicks Netflix Picks – Damages

Now even though Damages is not a new series it may be one that slipped through your net. I only personally discovered it by chance late at night on BBC2 of all channels around 11pm. It was when the captivating Glenn Close flicked across my screen that I gave this…

Want to add a bit of colour to your gym wardrobe?

Better step your best legging forward then! Leggings, leggings, leggings. I used to be of the ilk that they should always be black. Also I was also envious of the girls who would have bought the crazy pair that looked great in store but that I would never contemplate in…

Shorty Swing My Way…Into the gym

I’m in the mood for Shorts. That is usually not the case. I tend not to want to force the sight of my veins, bites and usually patches of poor shaving on unsuspecting passersby. This year however I am throwing away my cares and rocking the shorts in any which…

Time To Spruce Your Fitness Wardrobe! – The Sports Bra

Struggling to motivate yourself for the gym? Every now and then I find I need a good kick up the bottom to get me back into the gym swing. If my other half (an ex-personal trainer) isn’t around to do the kicking then I find  good old shopping trip guilts…

Hot Girls Wanted – Chicks Netflix Picks

SPOIlER ALERT – If you are like my boyfriend who won’t even read the back cover of a dvd box then just go and watch this as it is definitely worth your time. If however you would like to know a little bit about it then read on! I must…

Do You DareDevil?

This is not for the faint hearted. It is dark, violent and totally worth hiding behind your fingers. The number one reason is Charlie Cox. Not just because he is charming and handsome but mainly because of his intense and brilliant grasp of the character Matt Murdoch/Daredevil. But lets get…

Chicks Chat Beauty with Jill Winternitz

Having recently played the leading roles of Baby in Dirty Dancing, and Girl in Once alongside Ronan Keating  , Jill Winternitz is firmly claiming her place within the West End brigade of favourites. We caught Jill between shows to ask her about how she copes with stage make up, hot…

KB”s Search for…the Best Burger EVER! Kua’Aina!

40 Goodge Street,

 London,

 W1T 2QP Tel: 020 7637 0591 Email: goodge@kua-aina.co.uk twitter – KuaAinaUK  Ok so a little closer to home this time. Goodge Street to be precise. London’s second base of the brilliant Hawaiian burger bar. I guess I gave away my feelings towards this place already. It…

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KB’s Search For The Best Burger!

BURGER REVIEW So as anyone who knows me knows. I am a huge lover of Sandwiches. The best burger being the king of Sandwiches means I am a wee bit burger crazy.  So I thought seeing as I try so many, why not start letting other Chicks know which are…

The Grove-5* Hotel, Spa and Championship Golf Course

    If your looking for impressive and unquestionable grandeur then The Grove is the place for you. It starts from when you turn into the Grounds. The gate way winds it’s way up to the main house, but first taking you over an original single lane bridge (which has…