Author: Caitriona Horne

Lentils

Harissa Roasted Vegetable Salad with Nut Cheese

This warming, comforting salad is delicious served hot or cold. Use a pouch of ready-cooked lentils will save you time too.   Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Serves 4   Ingredients 1 medium sweet potato (250g), peeled and cut into 1cm chunks 1 red pepper, cut into large chunks 500g celeriac, cut […]

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Blue Sky

The Sweet Life

It’s great to be here. It’s great to be anywhere. —Keith Richards; Rock God, connoisseur of life I’ve got a cat who’s twenty-two years old. I’ve also got a dad who’s eighty-seven. The cat and my dad share the same superhero power: They both have the ability to make me pay lots of attention to […]

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Be Sophro

BeSophro Founder : A Day In The Life

Dominique Antiglio is one of the UK’s leading Sophrologists and founder of BeSophro, a London-based Sophrology clinic offering a simple but powerful combination of breathing and relaxation exercises, visualisation, meditation and body awareness methods, to help you with stress management and self-development. Dominique says: As a mum to a 22 month old, I wake up around 7.30am to […]

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Matcha

Fat Burner Smoothie

Matcha green tea is not only packed with antioxidants but has been shown to help boost metabolism and weight loss. This thick shake is a great pick-me-up for a breakfast or before a workout. Using frozen banana and watermelon give this smoothie a deliciously thick, creamy texture. You don’t have to buy a whole watermelon […]

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Badassery

Top 5 Anti-Procrastination Tips

Procrastination is one of the most popular forms of self-sabotage because it’s really easy. If you’re serious about changing your life, you’ll find a way. If you’re not, you’ll find an excuse. 1. REMEMBER THAT DONE IS BETTER THAN PERFECT Just get the damn website up already or send out the mailer or make the […]

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Banana

Did you know that banana peel is edible?

Not many people do, because we’re just used to throwing it out. Snact, the social enterprise with a mission to create less waste with deliciously sustainable snacks, told us about their cooking workshops where they share fun, creative ways of using the bits of fruit and vegetables that we tend to discard by habit (carrot, […]

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Bang talent

Bang Talent Founder : A Day In The Life

Jessica Bendien is the founder of Bang Talent, an agency that books talent for the UK’s most loved TV shows, talk shows, commercials, fashion, beauty and media brands, celebrity castings, awards shows, red carpet and charity events and more. With 15 years experience in the TV industry, Jessica has worked with the likes of Russell Brand, […]

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Positive thinking

The Power Of Positive Thinking

Our thoughts are the most powerful tools we’ve got. I think, therefore, I can create awesomeness. Or horrendousness. But the bottom line is that it’s through our thoughts that we create our realities. It’s also why buying into whatever illusion you’re living in in the present moment is selling yourself so short if it’s anything […]

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Kilted Yoga

A Kilted Yogi: A Day In The Life

Finlay Wilson lives in Dundee, Scotland, and works as a certified Forrest yoga instructor and bodyworker as well as a BBC content creator. He is the founder and principal teacher of Heart Space Yoga & Bodyworks in Dundee and is a widely sought-after international yoga teacher. Finlay says: I am very much an early riser, […]

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Protein

What Are The Best Protein Powders?

With so many protein powder brands on the market it can be very confusing and overwhelming. When I first started my own wellness journey two years ago, I began researching the differences. What I found was that even the brands sold in health stores could be full of additives, mixing agents (lecithins), flavourings or “bulked […]

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