Gluten-free Vegan Chickpea Calzone

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Gluten-free Vegan Chickpea Calzone Bread, pastries and anything with a crust have always been favourite kind of meals. I could happily live on toast (spread with avocado, nut butter, jam…etc), sandwiches (with different fillings) or pizza in all forms! I’ve always had a love hate relationship with things like pies, pastries and pasties because to me, they’re some of the most delicious things …

Butternut Squash Salad

Butternut Squash Salad

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I only recently came to realise that salads can be hearty, filling and satisfying. Before starting my clean eating journey, I always viewed salads as something you have on the side of your main meal. When going out to restaurants, I wouldn’t even consider looking at the salad section of the menu. “How can a few leaves and some tomatoes fill you up? Salads are boring” I was so wrong!

7 Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight During Winter

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So winter is officially here my belly is feeling rounder and my jeans feel slightly less comfortable to wear, not to mention the dreaded double chin! If like me, you feel you put on weight during these colds months don’t worry…it’s actually very common! On average, we gain between 2-4 pounds in the few months leading up to Christmas and New Year.

Chocolate Orange Oatmeal

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Are there any Terry’s Chocolate Orange fans in the house? If you live in the UK, you’ll probably be getting one in your Christmas stocking next month, but for those of you not familiar with Terry’s chocolate orange, it’s an orange flavoured chocolate that’s a festive staple in many UK households. Round in shape with separated segments, just like an orange!

Banana Bread Oatmeal

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I know quite a few people who wish they could have cake all day everyday, including myself. I must admit it is nice knowing I’m not the only one out there with a cake obsession. But let’s face it, this is a healthy food blog and I am trying to promote a healthier lifestyle so cake for breakfast is out of the question, but no one said anything about not eating cake flavoured oatmeal!

Strawberry Protein Bars

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These protein bars take no time to make and only require 4 ingredients, a bowl and a spoon! They’re also gluten free, high in protein and low in carbs, great to have in the fridge for when you need a quick snack.

gluten-free-caramel-cookies

Gluten Free Caramel Cookies

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I made these healthy gluten free caramel cookies while revising for my exam a couple of weeks ago. When I feel stressed, nothing is more soothing than going into the kitchen, taking my baking essentials out and whipping up some delicious wholesome goodies!