I wanted to call this post ‘I Used a Recipe Book!’ because I can’t remember the last time I used one. I think I own them all and I look through them quite regularly but use one to actually cook with? Don’t talk crazy! Then I opened up Livia’s Kitchen and saw a very simple, and very easy recipe for carrot and oat energy balls and decided to make them.

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Poached eggs, grilled avocado, roasted mushroom, asparagus, cherry tomatoes, fresh beetroot, and cantaloupe melon, with goji berries and pistachios… tell me your stomach isn’t rumbling from reading that. When I went to The Blues Kitchen last weekend my eyes initially went to the pancakes. Then I read what was in their Healthy Breakfast and my eyes grew as large as my stomach. Forget the pancakes and give me the eggs and asparagus!

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Over the weekend I took a Juiceman recipe which can be found here, on The Happy Foodie, and decide to recreate it using only what I had in my kitchen. I love making smoothies so was pretty excited about making one which is so different to my norm. Usually I go for fruits and vegetables and water. I don’t have any of these extra elements like matcha green tea powder or coconut butter and I also never decorate my smoothies and was quite excited (yes, genuinely excited) to see if I could make mine thick enough to support the weight of multiple grapes.

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Last week my sister asked me if I could take the Thursday off – she had a day off from her doctoring and life saving and wanted to go for Afternoon Tea in Momo. The brilliant thing was this afternoon tea wasn’t your usual traditional English affair but a Moroccan one and that really interested me to it. I love Moroccan and Middle Eastern food and I love tea and was really excited about trying this.

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Don’t answer that.

LDNBrunchClub turned 1 last week (happy birthday guys!) and they decided to celebrate by host a Monopoly based run. Choose either the 10k or the 20k route and as you run you pass various locations on the monopoloy board. Even though I hate Monopoly (with a passion ever since I was a child)* I really wanted to do this so I signed up and on a sunny Sunday made my way to the Nike 1948 store in, you guessed it, Shoreditch.

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