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Recipe #21 – Easy Peasy Fuss Free Vanilla Cupcakes

I don’t think there is much in life that a vanilla cupcake, or any sort of cupcake, can’t make a little bit better. When it comes to making cupcakes, I’m not the most patient of people. If I screw up the method or the icing I throw a bitch fit and don’t want to finish them, but when I give them the time and attention they deserve, they always come out decent. Unfortunately, I can’t really eat these as they’re not gluten free, but if you substitute the flour for a GF alternative you can eat  ...

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Fitness

Why I Work Out In The Morning

I am one of those foreign species that is often referred to as an “early riser”. I can get myself up at 5:30am and still function as a normal human being until about 9pm at night, where I turn into a zombie. I’m quick to point out that this isn’t every day, as weekends tend to be a 9am start at the earliest, but most weekdays I’m up at 5:30am/ 6am at the latest. Why I hear you ask? Because I prefer working out in the morning. I love the idea that when others have done a full day work and  ...

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Fitness On Trial: Post and Pre Gym Snacks

Since I’ve started lifting heavier, I am starving whenever I leave the gym, so post and pre gym snacks are a necessity in my gym bag. I find it’s easiest to grab something little to keep my body ticking over before/ after a session and then spend  time making a proper meal when I get home. There tends to be a few snacks I swear by for eating before and after I go to the gym and I thought I’d share these with you today. Bounce Balls* I love these little balls of protein-filled, gluten free  ...

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