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Banoffee Protein Truffles

Yummy Banoffee Protein Truffle Recipe! This recipe is super simple and provides a mix of healthy Carbohydrates and Protein so makes an ideal post workout snack. I have even had it as Breakfast on the go! This Banoffee Protein Truffles recipe makes 5 Truffles (depending on how big you like…

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Tonia Buxton • Garides me feta

Prawns with feta • Garides me feta Γαρίδες με φέτα I always get caught out with this recipe! No matter how much I make there is never enough, so light and yummy you just keep coming back for more. I serve it straight from the hot casserole dish to the…

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Orange, Almond Milk & Honey Smoothie

Orange, Almond Milk and Honey Smoothie This smoothie is really delicious, especially for those with a sweet tooth…much like myself. Honey is the perfect way to add a little sweetness to smoothies with bitter tasting vegetables. I wanted to “doff my cap” to one of my firm favourites honey, as…

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Superfood Smoothie Recipe

Superfood Smoothie Recipe Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C which is also a powerful natural antioxidant. Consumption of fruits rich in vitamin C helps the human body develop resistance against infectious agents, counter inflammation, and help protect against harmful free radicals. They are also rich in B-complex and…

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Ginger and Maple Syrup Spelt Loaf by BakingBright

BakingBright.Com Ginger and Maple Syrup Spelt Loaf (butter free, reduced refined sugar, can be dairy free) I like bread and I like dessert. I’m also a bit health conscience. So I made this ginger and maple syrup spelt loaf to cater for these three needs. I use a lot of…

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Tonia Buxton’s Sheftalia Recipe

Σεφταλιά Caul wrapped sausages • Sheftalia These are wonderful home made patties or sausages. Everyone makes them differently but I love mine with an overdose of parsley and onions. They are wrapped in panna or caul, the fine lining of the pig’s intestine marbled with fat,available at all good Greek…

Gorgeous Green Monster Smoothie

This Smoothie is full of green goodness and rather delicious to boot…. It is packed full of Spinach, (I prefer baby leaves, less stringy). This is ideal as a mid afternoon yum snack. Well today I want to give a ‘nod’ to one of my fav’s…. good old Spinach. There…

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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…

Avocado, Banana and Kale Smoothie

This Smoothie is incredibly simple yet effective, it’s rich in Potassium and tastes gorgeous too! Avocados are high in potassium, a little more than Bananas, ( here we have both) which support healthy blood pressure levels. Potassium is an important mineral that most people don’t get enough of. Avocados tend…

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Vegan and Gluten Free Carrot & Coconut Bites

by BakingBright.Com I was given a task. A vegan task. A request from Jonno’s (my boyfriend) friend, Gregg. I have been sending Jonno into work with various baking treats, trying to rid my household of what my will power cannot control. I have therefore been, mildly and happily, fattening the…

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Carrot, Apple & Ginger Smoothie

This fresh and delicious Smoothie is a great way to start your day. What’s great about this recipe is it contains ingredients you may already have in your fridge, making it perfect for the end of the week! Carrots are perhaps best known for their rich supply of the antioxidant…

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Tonia Buxton-Chicken & Lemon Rice Soup

Σούπα Αυγολέμονη Chicken & Lemon Rice Soup Avgolemeno This is our Greek version of Jewish penicillin…chicken soup! Mum would always make it for us if we were not feeling well. Even better, upon returning back to Cyprus after a long flight or tedious journey, one of my Aunts would step…

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Gluten Free Carrot & Walnut Towers

By BakingBright.Com I was asked to make a gluten free carrot cake for a good friends 30th birthday party and combined housewarming, like almost everyone I know I like a good carrot cake, but wanted to do something a little different. Also, I always find that a massive cake can…

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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…

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Tonia Buxton – How To Make Koubes

Κούπες Cracked wheat and mince cigarillos • Koubes My mum is known for a lot of things but one thing for certain she is truly the ‘Koubes Queen’…there is not a soul alive who does not proclaim hers the best! As with all good things in life they take a…

Onion, Carrot and Broccoli Smoothie

Perfect for dealing with a cold This smoothie is NOT for the faint hearted!! A lot of us have suffered as we welcomed in 2015, with a horrible cold that lingered and lingered. It’s also not helped by central heating and the changes in hot and cold temperatures. Causing and…

Healthy Alternative Peanut Butter, Banana & Oat Muffins.

By BakingBright.Com Healthy Alternative Peanut Butter, Banana & Oat Muffins. Free from dairy, gluten, flour and sugar but still oh so scrummy! I thought it was about time I did a very healthy post (I’ve got a family wedding this weekend and didn’t want to be bloated in my new,…

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie

Chia Seed and Turmeric Smoothie This smoothie exemplifies one of my favourite aspects of smoothies. It’s a perfect way of enjoying healthy ingredients that otherwise one wouldn’t consume individually, namely the Super Spice Turmeric Turmeric is also the liver’s favorite spice and helps boost liver detox. It does this by…

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New Year, New Lifestyle: Meal Plan-Day 5

Lianne’s meal ideas…. Eat healthily, not less! Day 5 Last day of my recipes and protein pancakes are a must! Hopefully you will have found that with a bit of preparation you can still eat lots of really yummy food, whilst losing weight and feeling healthy. There are so many…

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New Year, New Lifestyle: Meal Plan-Day 4

Lianne’s  Healthy Meal Plan ideas…. Eat healthily, not less! Hopefully if you have been following the recipes for the last 3 days, you will notice that you are having yummy meals and not feeling hungry in-between, Dinner tonight is a big hit in my house and easy to do. Also…

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New Year, New lifestyle:Meal Plan-Day 3

Lianne’s meal plan ideas – Day 3 Eat healthily, not less! I love omelette for breakfast and eggs are a great source of protein. The Tuna salad for lunch is really quick to prepare and delicious.The Laksa is also a quick dish to prepare and packed full of flavour, one…

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New Year, New Lifestyle: Meal Plan-Day 2

Lianne’s meal plan ideas – Day 2 Eat healthily, not less! Start off the day with Porridge, this will really fill you up until lunch. But if you get hungry you could have a small handful of nuts or some carrots etc. Lunch and dinner on day 2 are super…

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New Year, New lifestyle! Meal plan-Day 1

Lianne’s meal plan ideas – Day 1 Eat healthily, not less! To kick off the 5 day meal plan I have detailed some of my favourite recipes. The key is NOT to starve yourself! Eat healthier not less. You can substitute any meats for fish, or fish for Tofu, or more veg,…

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Tonia Buxton – How To Make Pavlova With Greek Delight

Λουκούμι Παύλοβα Pavlova with Greek Delight • Lokoumi Pavlova I love sweet Cypriot Lokoumi and fancied using some in a dessert so here is what I came up with…there was an element of surprise when I served it to my no-nonsense Aunts. Okay, so it is not traditional but is…

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Hot Christmas Cinnamon Apple

Hot Christmas Cinnamon Apple Recipe Now this Hot Christmas Cinnamon Apple recipe is super simple yet incredibly effective and often complimented! It can be alcoholic or not; your choice, but tastes great either way! Your glass size depends on how many people this will work for. The glasses in the…

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The Green Goddess Smoothie

Green Goddess Or Should I Say Green Goodness Smoothie A smoothie serves as a great breakfast or the perfect snack to help get you through the day. Or they can be used to replenish energy and nutrient stores after a tough workout. In addition to their virtually limitless versatility, smoothies…

It’s Smoothie O’Clock – Sun Down

After a great work out it is definitely the best time to have a Smoothie. If you are worried about having sugar but struggling to cut it out completely then after exercise is the best time to have it. Your body needs it to replace the Glycogen usurped through your…