Hibiscus, Lavender & Clay Face Mask

This post is your friendly little reminder to indulge in some self-love and self-care sometime this week.

This might not be a recipe for something you would eat but skin care is also something that I like to make as much of in my kitchen as I can. I’m a firm believer in a small list of ingredients and that ingredient list shouldn’t contain lots of unnecessary chemicals that don’t do you any good. Natural ingredients are effective and much, much better for our skin.

A face

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Puffed Quinoa, Pistachio & Dark Chocolate Bars

Today I almost burnt the fingerprints off of two of my fingers, attempted a run in the park (shin splints, ugh) but these bars also happened and it was real sunny so I guess that kind of evens things out!

For these bars you can totally use store-bought pre-puffed quinoa but it’s actually quite fun doing it yourself! Please keep in mind that I also find peeling almonds and chickpeas fun so this might not apply to you. But you should definitely give it a go, it’s very similar to

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Simple Spring Greens with a Citrus Tahini Dressing (& some tips on dealing with anxiety)

Sometimes you just need something super simple that comes together quickly and has all the feelings of the current season. This is one of those situations. I love spring greens and right now there is an abundance of them in all the stores, which makes them cheap and affordable.

I had quite an anxiety fuelled evening yesterday. It left me feeling depleted and upset. After having a good day I went to a yoga class and lasted all of 3 minutes in the room. The class hadn’t even begun when

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Apple, Almond & Chocolate Scones

So, these aren’t really like the kind of scones you’d get if you went out for an afternoon tea but I wasn’t completely sure what to call them and they definitely landed closest to a scone. They’re more oaty, wholesome and definitely not as bad for you as a regular scone. Perfect for a weekend or day-off breakfast paired with a hot mug of coffee (or tea) on a slow morning.

These were exactly what I needed this morning after a fun but stressful weekend. My auntie was

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Hibiscus, Raspberry & Rose Tonic

It’s been a whole week since I last posted anything here! I have a pretty good reason for the lack of recipes/everyday musings… we adopted a cat! She is the most adorable creature I have ever laid eyes on. We are both completely besotted over here. Her name is Anouk and she is perfect. Being a new cat mama is pretty tiring though. Lots of late nights and early mornings, she’s worth it though.

The weather took a very dull turn the last few days after some gorgeous sunshine

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