Ghoulishly Great Halloween Cocktails

With Halloween being just two weeks away you're probably 'up to your neck' in Halloween planning - finding the perfect Halloween costume, buying 'Trick or Treat' candies, and organising the Halloween party of the century - and what party is complete without signature cocktails? So, being a self-confessed cocktail advocate, I thought it only my duty to share this definitive guide on how to … Continue reading Ghoulishly Great Halloween Cocktails

My Peanut Butter Chocolate Heroes!

Today was one of those days. I just couldn't help myself, the urges were simply too strong! No matter how hard I fought, I could feel I was weakening, until I knew I was no longer in control and the craving for chocolate had indeed won. I searched the kitchen frantically - surely we had some chocolate somewhere??? … Continue reading My Peanut Butter Chocolate Heroes!

Money CAN Buy Happiness!

"Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping" (Bo Derek). Well for those of you looking for happiness (and the best place to shop), I have some exciting news - the launch of the Arugula & Rocket UK Cookshop! Having been an avid fan of Seattle-based brand Tovolo® for many … Continue reading Money CAN Buy Happiness!

Cool as a Cucumber Water

What is it with the health industry? Through our lifetime we are overwhelmed by a tsunami of conflicting advice and research telling us what we should eat one day and then giving it the 'red card' the next. It makes my goal of attaining the body of Giselle Bundchen and the physical prowess of Tom Brady as confusing as the offside rule! Wheat, gluten, … Continue reading Cool as a Cucumber Water

Move Your Bootie Coffee Bean Smoothie

I am not a morning person. The sleep function on the alarm clock was designed specifically for people like me. I am the kind of person who struggles to get out of the front door in the morning because everything  takes me twice as long. And those who know me know not to try and engage in … Continue reading Move Your Bootie Coffee Bean Smoothie

Totally Nuts About Almond Milk

Those who know me probably consider me to be a fit and healthy person. I go to the gym regularly, run, and I like to eat healthily. But today I have a confession. Behind closed doors, in the dark of the night, I become a crazy, insatiable sugar addict. I do not class a treat to be one piece of … Continue reading Totally Nuts About Almond Milk