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Recipe: Chocolate & raspberry tart

Serves 8 Preparation time: 30 minutes Chilling time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 40-50 minutes Ingredients Chocolate pastry 175g (6oz) plain flour 15g (1/2oz) cocoa powder 50g (2oz) caster sugar 100g (4oz) butter, diced 2 egg yolks Filling 250ml (8fl oz) double cream 125ml (4fl oz) semi skimmed milk 150g (5oz) dark chocolate, broken into pieces 2 medium eggs 65g (21/2oz) …

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Review: Avon Amazonian Treasures Planet Spa Creamy Body Scrub

I am not a big fan of chunky body scrub salts so I instantly took a liking to this Avon Amazonian Treasures Planet Spa Creamy Body Scrub. Chunky scrubs go everywhere and make a mess not to mention there’s a real possibility of being scratched and causing damage to your skin. This Avon Amazonian Treasures Planet Spa Creamy Body Scrub …

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Review: Dead Sea Spa Magik Mineral shampoo

This shampoo made my top ten sulphate free shampoo and conditioners post last year, but this is a more detailed review after I used the entire shampoo. Dead Sea Spa Magik Mineral shampoo is part of a spa range Dead Sea Spa Magik which includes a conditioning scalp mud and a magic serum which can be used as a daily …

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Review: Lush Roots Hair Treatment

This week, I decided to deviate from the protein treatment I use for my fortnightly hair treatment and use the Lush Roots hair treatment I received at a recent Lush hair event. It’s supposed to be all natural so it wasn’t much of a deviation as my usual homemade protein treatment also is. Roots hair treatment contains honey, nettle, orange, …

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Recipe: Wakame Salad

Wakame shares many of the nutritional benefits of its close relative Kombu, although it contains less iodine and more magnesium. Very versatile and easy to use, simply add to miso soups or use to create delicious salads. Ingredients ¼ cup Clearspring wakame flakes 3 cups mixed salad leaves. 1 tbsp. Clearspring mirin 2 tbsp. Clearspring shoyu soya sauce Juice from …

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Recipe: Bitter Greens & Dulse Salad with Apple-Miso Dressing

Purple-red organic dulse with its soft texture and naturally rich savoury umami flavour is the most popular Atlantic sea vegetable. Many people enjoy chewing dried dulse as it is a very salty snack. Dried dulse snipped with scissors into tiny pieces becomes a salty condiment, which may be used to season an array of dishes. Dulse adds a unique flavour …

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Recipe: Smashed chocolate licorice meringues

Smashed chocolate licorice meringues with whipped cream and cherries I love eating cherries straight out of the bag and often when I pick up a bag at the shop they don’t even make it home. But if they do, serving them with chocolate licorice meringue and whipped cream is a fantastic way to make a delicious cherry taste even better. …

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This one will be a hit with vegetarians. Hummus contains chick peas which are a vegetarian source of protein and healthy fats. This recipe serves 3 Ingredients 1 courgette, cut lengthwise into 1/4″ slices 1/2 a medium aubergine, cut into 1/4″ slices 1/2 a sweet onion, cut into 1/4″ rings olive oil, salt, and pepper 6 slices of LivLife bread …

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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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