Despite not being a vegetarian, in January 2020, I decided to take on the challenge of going vegan for a whole month. No animal products at all, which means no milk chocolate, no cheese, no meat and no milk. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to do it, but I decided to give it… Read More Veganuary Reflections
Something completely different on the blog today – a review of Gousto boxes. It might seem a bit out of character for a book blog, but I used to post loads of recipe posts when I first started blogging, and they’re still really popular, so obviously some of you are just as into your food… Read More Offline Life: Review of Gousto subscription boxes
I lost 1lb last night, which again is good but a little disappointing given how good I’ve been. I know realistically I usually only lose 1-2lbs when I’m being good though, so I know I should be pleased with that! This morning I felt really motivated, but I’ve just had one of those days where… Read More Chinese takeaway on Slimming world?!
I lost 1.5lbs at Slimming World last night which isn’t bad! I’m a little disappointed because I’ve been really good, but I’m also not really surprised – I’ve never been one to lose huge amounts in a week, and if I could lose that weekly I’d be thrilled! Anyways, I’m trying really hard to stay… Read More 7 days of Slimming World breakfast ideas
For months now I’ve heard rumours of chocolate brownies made with a secret ingredient – mayonnaise! I used this recipe from The More Than Occasional Baker to finally give them a go, and they are definitely a success in our house. They aren’t the lowest fat/sugar brownies I’ve seen, but they’re so rich and not… Read More Recipe: Gooey chocolate brownies (with a secret ingredient!)