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Carers and Busy Mums – How To Find Time For You

As a working mum of two kids under 5, I can fully understand how hard it can be to find even a scrap of ‘me time’.

Women in general are born carers and often end up so busy looking after other people’s needs, that we don’t have much time for our own. This just leads us to feel stressed out, tired, overwhelmed and possibly even under appreciated.

So how can we get our mojo back and find some time for ourselves when responsibility calls almost 24 hours per day? Read More

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Healthy Chocolate Brownies Recipe with Black Beans and Raw Cocoa

As you will see I am the kind of cook that gets inspired by an idea, researches it and then ‘throws’ things together to see how they work. Whereas others follow a recipe to the letter, I like the element of surprise and I am a big fan of tapping into your inner wisdom and taste buds.

I’d seen a recipe somewhere for black bean brownies and my first thoughts were yuk, how could that work? After researching recipes using all manner of beans I was convinced enough to go and buy a tin of black beans. Read More