A day out and Pasta Making in Puglia, Italy

A day out and Pasta Making in Puglia, Italy

A day out and Pasta Making in Puglia, Italy – A fabulous day organised by the Nicolaus Group starting with coffee then on to Visiting a 120 year old bakery, A Farm visit, Visiting an Art Gallery,  Countryside drive, Seeing the building of a trulli and Pasta Making!

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5 Days in Puglia, Italy

5 Days in Puglia, Italy

5 Days in Puglia, Italy – We were incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to take a little break in Italy. Thanks to Bookings for You and Raro Villas for making it possible. So here is what we did with our time!

5 Days in Puglia, Italy

 

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Italian Cooking Masterclass with Bookings for You and Giovanni Enterprises

Italian Cooking Masterclass with Bookings for You and Giovanni Enterprises

Italian Cooking Masterclass with Bookings for You and Giovanni Enterprises – Last week we attended an Italian Cooking Masterclass organised by Jo Mackay of Bookings for you with the Giovanni Family. When I initially got the email, I thought long and hard about how much I love carbs and then accepted with glee. 

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Muslim Lifestyle Expo (MLE) 2017

Muslim Lifestyle Expo (MLE) 2017

Muslim Lifestyle Expo (MLE) 2017 – We were lucky enough to be invited to the MLE on the 28th – 29th October. With the promise of all the best in entertainment and exhibitors, we were excited to attend!

Muslim Lifestyle Expo (MLE) 2017

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Foodies Festival and Masterchef Winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

Foodies Festival and Masterchef Winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

I was lucky enough to be invited to blog about the Foodies Festival and Masterchef winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed russelled up some grub for a crowd of hungry people. 

Foodies Festival and Masterchef Winner Saliha Mahmood Ahmed

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7 Stress and Anxiety Busting Recipes

 7 Stress and Anxiety Busting Recipes 

The natural approach to dealing with stress and anxiety includes eating wholesome nourishing and organic (where possible) food. These 7 stress and anxiety busting recipes will help you to feel a little less overwhelmed and relieve tension on days when it is all getting a little too much.

  1. An easy side salad that holds many benefits is this fennel and rocket salad. Not only does it provide bitter flavours that  help to stimulate digestive juices, it also helps in the production of dopamine. Adding seeds to the salad makes it even more nutritionally dense because they are a rich source of Magnesium. Magnesium deficiency is thought to increase food cravings and affect mood.
     Green leafy vegetables like spinach contain folate, which produces dopamine, a pleasure-inducing brain chemical, helping you keep calm,’ says Heather Mangieri, RDN, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  

7 Stress and Anxiety Busting Recipes

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Ramadan Rejuvenation Plan

Ramadan Rejuvenation Plan

Ramadan Rejuvenation Plan – Ramadan is the perfect opportunity to revitalise our minds, bodies and souls. 

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11 ways to practice self love

11 ways to practice self love 

The importance of self love cannot be ignored and sometimes we are really bad at it! Especially me. So here is a gentle nudge for both you and me. A reminder to practice self love, to have self compassion and to always put ourselves first.

11 ways to practice self love

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6 things that are making me smile these days

6 things that are making me smile these days

OK maybe not just these days but all the time..

6 things that are making me smile these days

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Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2016 Highlights

Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2016 Highlights

The Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2016 Highlights! YAY! Did you go? 

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