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    Ethical eating with Oggs

    As part of my drive towards more sustainable food and drink, I’ve been excitedly exploring more plant-based options. Luckily, plant-based and vegan food options are becoming increasingly available, and loads of them are delicious! My latest foodie find is Oggs, which…

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    Healthy snacking with Nims

    I’ve been making an increased effort to buy food and drink from sustainable and eco-friendly brands. As part of this, I’ve come across some fab (and tasty of course) products. My latest discovery is Nim’s, who make fruit and vegetable crisps. I…

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    Delicious and romantic cocktail recipes

    With Valentine’s Day approaching, for those of us who like a tipple I thought I would share a few ideas for a romantic cocktail. And whether you’re marking the day with a loved one, friends, or just looking for something…

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    How to cook healthy Pork Yuk Sung

    If you’re a fan of Chinese food or you fancy trying something different, I’m confident you will love my recipe for how to cook healthy pork yuk sung. The preparation time is longer than the actual cooking time, and can be…

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    Edible Stocking Fillers Gift Guide

    Stockings are such a wonderfully festive tradition. Yet I sometimes do feel it creates a sense of panic buying just to get them filled up. We are trying to buy less ‘stuff’ in our family for lots of reasons. One…

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    Review: Sunday Brunch at the Hyatt Birmingham

    I’m not personally a fan of Sunday roasts at restaurants (probably quite alone in that) so I’m always keen to learn about places doing something a bit different. The Hyatt in Birmingham has done just that, with its new Sunday…

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    What to do in Birmingham for under £60

    Birmingham may be the UK’s second biggest city, but that doesn’t mean it has to be expensive to enjoy it. I’ve lived here for 10 years now, and I think it’s pretty easy to find low cost activities. So when…

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    What makes a great cup of coffee?

    While it isn’t exactly a new product, coffee has been seeing a surge in popularity over the last few decades. More and more people are relying on this drink to be able to get through the day, with the chemicals…

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    Make the perfect coffee at home

    Who doesn’t love coffee? For many people, it is even something of an addiction – and while that might not be the best, the truth is that coffee can also prove to be good for you too. In fact, there…