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Cocktail Recipes:Smoke and Mirrors

Skinny Cocktail Recipe for the Weekend: It’s been an incredibly short week but we are not complaining. With the weather still not playing ball, why not kick back and start your weekend with this delightful cocktail recipe by the mixing masters at Parlour, Canary Wharf. Recipe of the day is Smoke and Mirrors Cocktail. This is one cocktail recipe with …

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Review: Sorelle and Equator

Low calorie drinks for a guilt free summer. With round the clock barbecues and picnics, trying to be good health wise during the summer can be extremely difficult. Alcohol is usually the main culprit that gets people, which is why finding a healthy option to wine and beer couldn’t have come at a better time. This summer, low calorie drinks like …

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Mini Welsh Beef Burgers

Mini Welsh Beef Burgers Recipe: Burgers are always a big hit  come rain or shine so recipe of the day is this Mini Welsh Beef Burgers stuffed with creamy Gorgonzola, and topped with caramelised onions. The recipe makes 8 mini or 4 large burgers. Burgers Ingredients: 500g minced Welsh beef 2 tsp English mustard 1 clove of garlic, crushed 1 egg …

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Dealing with Insomnia

Insomnia: How to get a good night’s sleep. Insomnia is uncomfortable and a pain to live with but unfortunately, most people do get some form of insomnia at a point in their lives with women being the most vulnerable. It’s difficult to define what normal sleep is as everyone is different but factors such as age, lifestyle, environment and diet …

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Gorgonzola, Pear and Parma Ham Puff Pastry Tart

Recipe of the day is this delicious Gorgonzola, Pear and Parma Ham Puff Pastry Tart. It’s easy to make, can easily be a snack or a light supper meal. This Gorgonzola, Pear and Parma Ham Puff Pastry Tart serves 4. Tart Ingredients 4 x 13cm2 puff pastry squares 1 egg, beaten 3 tbsp crème fraîche 1 pear, cored and sliced …

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Home Workouts Equipment Review

Home workouts equipment to get you in shape. Not a big fan of the gym? You are not the only one, and the good news is you don’t have to go to the gym to get into shape. Besides recent studies have shown that as little as ten minutes of exercise each day may be all we need to keep …

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Fitness Gadget Review: Scosche Rhythm

How the Scosche Rhythm aids fitness. The Scosche Rhythm is a lightweight, pulse and heart monitor that allows users to manage pulse, calories burned, distance, speed and pace. The idea behind this fitness gadget is that once you know exactly how hard you are working out or how many calories you are burning; you can adjust your fitness plan accordingly …

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Salmon Recipes:Wild Alaska salmon and halloumi BBQ skewers

Keeping with the BBQ theme from the Bank Holiday, Recipe of the day is Wild Alaska salmon and halloumi BBQ skewers with garlic and lime-herb dressing. Like most salmon recipes, it is high in protein – a 4 oz serving provides a full day’s requirement of vitamin D. Salmon also has an abundance of vitamins and minerals, as well as anti-oxidants …

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Oscar de la Renta Resort 2014

Oscar de la Renta Resort 2014 Collection De la Renta loves flowers of all persuasions. A gardener himself, on Sunday he hosted a tour of his Connecticut garden for participants of Bunny Williams’ Trade Secrets charity that combats domestic violence. His weekend focus on the real thing led gracefully into a resort collection abundant with beautiful florals. Exquisite treatments were …

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Healthy Desserts:Banana Ice Cream

Healthy Dessert to kick off the weekend. Today’s recipe of the day is all about indulging but in a healthy way with a healthy dessert. Today’s recipe is Banana Ice Cream with SWEET FREEDOM Toffee & Hazelnut Ripple courtesy of Sweet Freedom. This healthy dessert is dairy free, egg free and vegan. Sweet Freedom i s a tasty, 100% natural …

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