Janice Pattie

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Lavender and Honey Cakes

<b>Lavender and Honey Cupcakes made from locally produced ingredients.</b><br>I am one lucky girl. Now I don’t want to sound like I’m bragging, but I have so …

Low-fat Apple Tea Cake

At the minute I have two culinary conundrums... Firstly, my apple tree is HEAVING! We can't catch them quick enough as they fall off the tree, …

Nigel Slater's pie recipes

Who doesn't love a little pie? A tiny parcel of crisp pastry and juicy filling all to themselves? A pie that can be taken on a picnic, eaten in the garden or tucked into a lunchbox next to a foil-wrapped Tunnock's wafer. The pastry can be melting rough puff for eating straight from the oven, or …

Now they are just silly. New lighting for the kennels? http://t.co/cVo5meeDLd

12 Yoga Poses To Undo The Damage Of Your Desk Job

You may <i>joke</i> that your job is slowly killing you, but it might actually be true.<p>And while job-related stress seems like the main culprit when it comes to health and your career ( it can have negative health effects as far ranging as increased heart attack risk, depression or premature aging), …

How to Make Lemon Basil Herbal Soda

Making <b>homemade herbal soda</b> is so simple I want to encourage you all to try it. One of my favorite herbs is lemon basil. I’d love to show you <b>How to</b> …

10 Questions To Ask If You're Stressed

<i>By Martha Beck</i><p>Stress is ubiquitous. Every hour of the most ordinary day fairly bursts with tasks and pressures. But then there are occasions that broaden the very definition of stress. Like when you work so late you barely have time to get to your neighbor's baby shower, provided your GPS works, …

RT @Libbyextra: A little humour to end the week :-D http://t.co/V2y6jytdQu

From the archives | What makes a great food blog?

What makes a great food blog?<p>Posted by Fiona Beckett (Google+) on July 8 2013 at 09:34<p>So many people are blogging about food these days so how do you …

Step by Step - Frosting Cupcakes - How to get the perfect swirl!

It seems a little silly, but even though I’ve been baking cupcakes for years, (even as far back as they were called fairy cakes!), I’ve only just …

Meditation In Action: 5 Ways Mindfulness Can Help You Discover Inner Beauty (PHOTOS)

<i>By Headspace</i><p>We all have ideas about what a healthy, happy body looks like but do we know what makes up the components of a healthy and happy mind? What does a "beautiful mind" really mean? What qualities of mind do we prize the most, and which ones best reflect this notion? And how does meditation …

Tuesday Tutor with Food to Glow

<i>Each Tuesday I ask a friend to be my tutor for a day. I select one of their original recipes, I follow my friend's recipe instructions, I snap a</i> …

7 Easy, Healthy Work Snacks To Salvage That 3 O’Clock Slump

Offices can be anathema to those of us who try to eat healthy. From constant catered lunches, baby showers and birthday parties to donuts in the …

Chow and Chatter

Chow and Chatter

Chow and Chatter

Kohlrabi is an exceptionally rich source of vitamin C; more so than oranges. This powerful antioxidant vitamin is vital for healthy connective …

Pin of the day: Fried Nectarines with Vanilla Marscapone from She Wears Many Hats http://pinterest.com/pin/254453447669559676/

Farmersgirl Kitchen: Tart with olives and capers - a greek treat from Kitchen Nomad

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Jamaican Jerk Spiced Nuts This unusual nut mix is spiced with ginger, cloves, allspice, and cinnamon, and then baked with a touch of brown sugar, a little hot chili pepper, some lemon and smoked sea salt. http://theviewfromthegreatisland.blogspot.com/2012/12/its-5-oclock-somewhere-friday-jerk.html

Can baking improve mental health?

They say baking soothes the soul. How can it not? There is something so reassuring about the ritual – quietly weighing out butter, sugar, flour, …

Tin and Thyme - Vegetarian, Baking & Chocolate Food Blog

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

Lemon & Sweet Pepper Marinaded Chicken

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A Tasty Store-Cupboard Standby: Low-Calorie Salmon & Herb Fish-Cakes Recipe (285 Calories)

Directions<p>Step 1<p>Mash the tinned salmon in a bowl, discarding the skin and bones if you wish.<p>Step 2<p>Add the mashed potato, chopped herbs and capers to …

Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing

Sous Vide Salmon Three Ways! Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon Salad with Wasabi Dressing<p>Sticky Asian Salmon, Salmon Pasta and Salmon …

The Nutribox - Healthy Snacks Delivered

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