Recipe: Bliss Balls

I’ve seen lots of recipes and photos of bliss balls (also known as raw cacao balls) on the internet and they intrigued me by how delicious they sound, whilst still being surprisingly healthy, so I decided to make some of my own. There are lots of variations out there so I cobbled a few together and used the ingredients that most appealed to me (and I happened to have on hand!)

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Building a Smoothie

Now that I have a blender that actually, y’know, blends things, I’m back to making smoothies as my breakfast of choice most days. I love the variety and I’m always trying new combinations, but there is a rough recipe of sorts I use for all my smoothies that I thought I would share with you.

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Recipe: Spinach and Goat’s Cheese Risotto

Late last week I had a huge craving for risotto and realised I hadn’t made any in months, so set about changing that quick smart. I like to keep mine simple on the ingredient front (but not on the flavour front!) so went with spinach and goat’s cheese, and it definitely hit the mark!

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Flying through March

We seem to be rocketed towards the end of March (and consequently my 26th birthday, eek!) but I’m hoping the weeks will start to calm down a little for me, as they have finally wrapped up filming at my house (although we’ve heard that before!) so I can regain some kind of control over my weeks, which I’m definitely looking forward to!  (more…)

Blended fun: Hummus and Juices

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I have a new food processor/juicer/blender toy and I’m loving playing with it, so pretty much everything I cook at the moment has at least one element going through the machine! I’m particularly loving the juicing mechanism, but also whipped up some hummus to snack on at work.

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