Did you know the fruit and basil go super well? So it is not just to make the presentation look fancier ­čÖé Those of you who follow me on social media may have noticed I have taken a liking to playing with my fruit as above before eating it. As a pastry chef, I have always been a stickler for presentation. If you are really stuck for a last minute dessert and you want a variation from a regular fruit bowl, how about placing these on your best plates served with a dollop of creme fraiche or whipped double cream?…

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  5 big tbsp of greek yogurt ( I used 0%) you can use almond milk if you fancy 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder 1 tsp of a good vanilla extract of the seeds of 1 vanilla pod zest of 1 lemon 180ml pack of cream cheese, full, lower or lower fat 1 bowl of frozen berries 1 handful of basil leaves   Put the yogurt, vanilla protein powder, vanilla extract, lemon zest, cream cheese into a bowl and mix together well until smooth. Spoon the mixture into the mould. You can use a cupcake tray if you do…

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Hello, Good afternoon to you. Scroll down past these six pictures and you will find the recipe. FYI.┬áThis mixing bowl was the one I used to test all of the recipes for baking made easy. Memories. This┬árecipe makes six hefty brownies! So I do not bake very much anymore. I write I do TV, and I talk about it a lot about baking, but the actual process of baking? Not so much. I was feeling in need of some nurturing food. Some thing rich, dark and filling with a slightly healthy edge. I confess with flying around so much that…

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  I promised you 5 Great jobs to inspire others, so here is the list right off that bat: 1.Social entrepreneur 2.Confidence/life coach 3.Motivational speaker/public speaking 4.Youth worker 5.Teacher I can think of many more but this is a good start. Are you happy in your job? Love getting up and going every day? Fancy a change?  Our jobs define so much of who we are, and they say if you find a job you love, then you never have to work another day in your life. Do you agree? I am a career chameleon. A journalist gave me the…

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Some of us like entertainment, when are┬ádoing makeup, getting ready for work, looking at emails, sitting on public transport, working out at the gym and walking the dog. ┬áBut how hard is it to watch a video or scroll through Facebook when we are already doing something else? Gary Vaynerchuk (Media mogul extraordinaire) has inspired me greatly.┬áHe believes, and I am with him on this, that Audio is the future. Search Podcast in Google trends and you will see its popularity is growing exponentially and I love it. These are my five big reasons why podcasting is the future.  …

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