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Review: Bourne and Hollingsworth

Welcome to cocktail mecca, that’s how my colleague described Bourne & Hollingsworth so naturally I was eager to experience it for myself. Modelled on the idea of prohibition, the bar is literally underground – it’s in the basement of an old supermarket in Fitzrovia and the cocktails are served in teacups and jars to disguise it as it was done …

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Recipe: SPICY BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP

Low cal lunch recipe spicy butternut squash soup served with two slices of LivLife bread which has 50% less calories than the average bread. Don’t forget butternut squash is also packed with vitamins to help boost your immune system making this easy to make recipe, a super nutritious lunch. Serves: 2-3 persons Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash – peeled and …

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Review: Spaghetti House, Knightsbridge

On a night I decided to go on a little health kick to shed a few pounds, going to Spaghetti House was probably not a wise decision but the visit had been planned weeks ahead and their menu, much like our delightful waiter, Francesco, was too hard to resist. Delicious food doused in olive oil, friendly staff not to mention …

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Recipe: SPICY CAJUN SALMON SANDWICH

Another easy to make lunch recipe with LivLife bread! This spicy cajun salmon sandwich takes less than 10mins to prepare and it has great health benefits too. Fresh salmon is high in omega 3 fats which helps to keep your heart healthy and can also speed up your metabolism. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 large wild salmon fillet skinned and cut …

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Review: Amanzi Tea

At a time when you can’t walk more than ten feet without coming across a coffee shop, I’m starting to think that tea may be making a quiet comeback. Few weeks ago I was at hot and happening bubble tea joint, Chew at Soho which I absolutely adored, and I found myself at Amanzi Tea a week later experiencing their …

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Recipe: Miso Soup with LivLife bread

If last weekend’s sunshine has wet your appetite for basking in Spring sunshine and unveiling a svelt new body, I have some fantastic lunch recipes that will aid a health lifestyle and eventually help you reach your weight loss goal. Say hello to Miso soup with LivLive bread. LivLife bread boasts 50% fewer carbs per 100g, compared to regular seeded, …

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Recipe:Chocolate berry pancakes with minted yogurt

Serves 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Standing time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Pancakes 100 g (4 oz) plain flour 15 g (1/2 oz) cocoa 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 tablespoon vegetable oil plus extra for frying 250 ml (8 fl oz) semi skimmed milk Filling 170g carton fat free Greek yogurt 142 g (41/2 oz) small carton …

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Recipe: Pancakes with yoghurt berry ice

All kids love pancakes and they can be a great way to encourage them to eat more fruit. Serves 4 Preparation time: 10 minutes Standing time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Ingredients 100g (4oz) plain flour 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 tsp sunflower oil plus extra for frying 250ml (9 fl oz) milk 250g (9oz) strawberries, hulled and …

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Recipe: Scotch pancakes with mixed berries and crème anglaise

It doesn’t matter how old you are, everyone loves pancakes. Top with spoonfuls of yogurt if serving for breakfast or delicious homemade vanilla custard for an easy dessert. Serves 4 Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients 3 tablespoons strawberry jam 1 tablespoon lemon juice 450 g (1 lb) mixed blueberries, raspberries and strawberries, halved or sliced depending …

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