The Aperol Spritz Cocktail

I don’t go out much any more. I’m a big saddo. But if I did then I’d probably have known that an Aperol Spritz cocktail has become very popular this year. I’d actually never even heard of Aperol until recently and had no idea what it is. But this cocktail has been popular for years in Europe and this year…

Mindfulness and Healthy Eating

I was recently challenged by Legal and General to try mindful eating for a week. Mindfulness is a mental and physical practice that’s all about becoming more aware of the present moment. It involves taking a moment to stop and notice the thoughts running through your head which in turn helps to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Mindful eating…

A Wonderfully Cheesy Delivery Service from Les Nouveaux Fromagers {A Review}

I love cheese. Like seriously love it. So it was rather wonderful for me to be asked by Les Nouveax Fromagers if I would like to try their new to the UK cheese delivery service. They didn’t have to ask me twice. Les Nouveaux Fromagers have recently brought their successful monthly subscription box of cheese to the UK from France.…

What I Put in My Green Smoothies

Green smoothie before blending For about the past 8 months or so we have been making and enjoying regular green smoothies. I bought a Breville Blend-Active Blender, which is less than £25 and a total bargain in my opinion. I would love a Nutri-bullet but they are expensive so I was very happy to find the Breville which gets great…

The Ingenio Range of Pans from Tefal {A Review}

I have recently been testing out a set of pans from Ingenio at Tefal. Ingenio is a new range of cookware that offers ultimate versatility with products that can go from the hob, into the oven, to the table, and into the fridge. The items can nest inside each other and come with removable handles. I was sent the thirteen…

Pancakes and Steak and Cheescake, Oh My!

At 28 years I think I have finally mastered Pancakes! Other years on Pancake Day, it usually takes quite a few attempts (and failings!) to get them right (not burnt, not too thick, not stuck to the pan). But this year the pan was hot enough, I used butter so they didn’t stick and made them the right thickness and…