Author Archives: Becs

Healthy pizza

As the UK bank holiday comes to an end, I thought I would share with you my simple recipe for a healthy pizza (yes, you read the right!) which packs in the flavour without piling on the pounds. Bank holiday … Continue reading

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Me, my body and I

I had a bit of an epiphany when walking outside this afternoon. I was thinking about something I had been discussing with my sister last night. Having been pretty healthy recently, I had come to the conclusion that I was … Continue reading

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Eating out, eating healthy – Caesar Salad

When your trying to loose weight as I am, or just to lead a healthy lifestyle, eating out can be a minefield of hidden fats and sugars, pastry, cheese and all things generally considered ‘bad’! I love eating out, it … Continue reading

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Zumba! My adventures in keep fit #2

It’s been a while since I last posted, and I have been soo busy it’s unbelievable. But inspired by a quote I saw on twitter under #FairyBlogMother I thought it was high time I let you know about my latest … Continue reading

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Cycling – my adventures in keep fit #1

I’m the first to admit that exercise is not my favourite past-time. Ever since I had to stand shivering in line in a pair of blue gym-knickers (or ‘granny bashers’ as we liked to call them), waiting for someone to … Continue reading

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Beetroot, spinach, pine nut and feta salad

I love this salad. It’s hearty, refreshing and healthy. The feta adds an interesting creamy yet slightly salty tang, and the roasted pine nuts are ever so slightly crunchy and delicious against the fresh beetroot. Ingredients 4 mini beets – … Continue reading

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Aloe vera, the natural after-sun

The healing properties of the Aloe vera plant have been well documented. It’s a succulent plant (which means it’s thick and fleshy!), thought to have originated in North Africa. Aloe has long been used to hydrate the skin, making it … Continue reading

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The sun, vitamin D and calcium

At last, summer appears to have arrived in full force for those of us in the UK, and not a moment too early I have to say! I’ve always been a bit of a worshiper of the sun, I’m at … Continue reading

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Shopping local, planning meals

Living here in the UK I am lucky to be surrounded by all manner of local shops, selling everything from handmade jewellery to specialist food, home grown veg to tasty cakes and vintage clothes.  Having absolutely zero green fingers myself, … Continue reading

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The new me!

For all those of you who have been following my blog, you may (or may not!) have noticed I haven’t been around for a while. For this I am sorry, but I’m back!  I’ve given my little blog, just like … Continue reading

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