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Crispy thin crust pizza freshly made in your own kitchen

How about a crispy thin crust pizza freshly made in your own kitchen? I love homemade pizza, it is so easy to make and more flavoursome than store bought or takeaway pizza.  It is also cheaper, healthier and has a lovely … Continue reading

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What would you put in your Fibromyalgia cuddle basket?

This week has been a challenging one – I’ve been physically, emotionally and mentally drained. My pain levels were high, my fatigue severe and I could only focus on my flaws.  I lost my ability to smile.  Talking to friends … Continue reading

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Soft and chewy banana oatmeal bites

These soft and chewy banana oatmeal bites are simple to make and they taste yummy. They are a perfect go-to healthy snack, totally guilt free and satisfying. I was inspired by this simple recipe for two ingredient cookies from The … Continue reading

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Sun-dried tomato pesto

The scent of pasta with sun-dried tomatoes reminds me of summer and tasty food eaten on the patio. Here is my fresh, simple and satisfying recipe for sun-dried tomato pesto… Ingredients 100g sun-dried tomatoes, in oil – drained (retain the oil) … Continue reading

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Lamb Shish Kebabs

I’m enjoying my little challenges every week.  Just because I’m in constant pain doesn’t mean I have to give up on life and not try new things.  A year ago I would have laughed at anyone’s suggestion that I would … Continue reading

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Urban kitchen – pesto

I’ve been growing my own basil quite successfully. I love basil, it is high in antioxidants and is considered one of the most nutritious herbs. It is rich in vitamin A and C and contains potassium, magnesium, iron. I’ve added … Continue reading

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Luxurious homemade soaps

Homemade soap can be a special thoughtful gift for friends and family, and a luxurious treat for yourself. Soap making is simple and is a great way of passing a few hours on a rainy afternoon. The beauty of making … Continue reading

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Fruity yoghurt dessert on a stick!

Homemade fruity yoghurt ice lollies are an inexpensive and healthy alternative to the shop-bought kind and they taste yummy! There are so many variations to make – peaches, strawberries, apples, berries, bananas – whatever you fancy, just blend them with fruit … Continue reading

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A homemade recipe to effectively sooth a sore throat

It’s the early hours of the morning and I’m sitting here drinking hot lemon and honey water to sooth my sore throat. It is warm and comforting, and best of all it really does work! Recipe: Combine the juice of … Continue reading

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How to make your own laundry powder in four easy steps…

Recently I started looking for frugal and homemade ways to do things. I really wanted to make my own laundry powder; so I read lots of recipes online and watched quite a few videos on YouTube – the majority called … Continue reading

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