Can You Have A Healthy (And Happy) Easter? Yes - Here's How!

Easter can be an easy time to let yourself overdo it on chocolate and rich, pies, meats, and sandwiches. I mean, you're literally surrounded by foil wrapped bunnies for almost two whole months beforehand - hard to resist, right?

However, with the right tools and balance, it can actually be easy to incorporate your favourite seasonal treats into your diet while also avoiding the chocolate binge-fest and slight weight gain that can come with this pastel-coloured time of year. What are you waiting for? Let's get into how you can have a healthy (and happy) Easter - and spoiler alert, there may just be a free cleanse waiting for you too!

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St. Patrick's Day Red Velvet Clover Cupcakes with Rainbow French Buttercream Cream Cheese Frosting

A deliciously light and sweet red velvet cupcake base is then paired with a mousse like French buttercream and cream cheese frosting hybrid to create the perfect St. Patrick’s day treat!

The French buttercream cream cheese frosting takes a little bit more effort than traditional cream cheese frosting, but it’s well worth it as the end result is lighter, more flavourful, and subtly sweet than its original counterpart!

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Smoky Vegetarian/Vegan Eggplant 'Taco Meat' Recipe

This eggplant 'taco meat' is completely vegetarian, vegan, and super healthy. The combination of spices (particularly the smoked chili powders), balsamic vinegar, and other seasonings give this taco topping a sweet and smoky flavour that pairs well with other mild toppings like sour cream and guac.

Thought it doesn't end with tacos: you can use this 'meat' in burritos, on pizzas, burgers, & more!

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Why You Are Obsessed With Sugar (& How To Fix It)

Sugar cravings - we all know the feeling, and let’s face it, we all get them. They can be as extreme as wanting to eat a whole tub of ice-cream after a full meal, or as ‘commonplace’ as a meandering thought toward the leftover cake in the fridge at home when you’re bored at work. But why do we get them, and is the only way to stop them cutting sugar for good? Today I go in-depth into how you get sugar cravings, why you get them, how to stop them, and how much sugar you should have (if any).

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When You Should Stop Eating Sugar + How To Do It

Everyone likes sugar. Whether you like to add a teaspoon to your coffee each morning or have a cookie as an afternoon snack, sugar is that sweet little indulgence that figures into everyday life. However, with more and more evidence mounting up on the negative impacts it can have on our health, a new question has emerged: should I quit eating sugar? In this post, I go in depth on how much sugar you actually can eat (and whether you should eat it at all), and how exactly you can reduce the amount of sugar in your life without feeling deprived.

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Sugar-Free Fruity Coconut Power-Pops (and How to Deal With Sugar Cravings)

In my journey to conquer my sugar cravings for good, dear friends, I whipped-on my apron, got experimenting in my kitchen, and conjured up the most utterly divine, totally scrummy, sweet fruit popsicles! I named them ‘Power Pops’, because they are so good for you too! They are ridiculously easy to make, sugar-free, low carb and easy on the wallet (the only hits you take are the Sweet Drops Liquid Stevia Vanilla Crème, and the purchase of the popsicle molds if you don’t have any).

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Fluffy Whipped Pancakes Recipe + 11 Sugar-Free Toppings

Here are the easy, super fluffy, tall, buttery pancakes that have quickly become a weekend staple in my house! Because no pancake breakfast is ever complete without a good trimming, I’ve included 11 of my favourite savoury and sweet sugar-free toppings - who said healthy can’t be delicious?

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Sugar-Free Mixed-Berry Jam Recipe (Keto, Gluten-Free, Gelatin-Free, Vegan)

One of the foods I miss most when sticking to a low-sugar diet is jam; it just works so well with many of my favourite foods! Made with only 4 ingredients, this jam is super easy to make, and although it's also 100% healthy, it doesn't compromise on that sweet-but-slightly- tart flavour we're used to! Best of all, it’s Keto, Gluten-Free, Gelatin-Free, Vegan friendly!

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Kick The Year Off Right: 10+ Ways To Keep Your New Year’s Resolution

Losing track of your New Year's resolutions doesn’t mean your goals aren’t achievable - it simply means that the methods used weren’t effective enough. With a bit of planning and tweaking you can totally rock all of your goals this year! Here are my top 10+ doable ways to finally make those resolutions stick - for good.

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After Christmas Cleansing Onion Soup Recipe + FREE Bonus Challenge

I have to confess after the holidays I always miss the delicious over indulgent foods - I love the heavy dinners and desserts - but when trying to eat healthily it’s best to start fresh at the end of the holiday! This is why I want to share my go-to super cleansing but super-satiating recipe that I always kick-off the New Year with. In fact, it’s so densely nutritiousthat it’s a staple in my household (oh, and it prevents and fights colds)!

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My Favourite Morning Habits for Happy Weight-Loss

Everyone says the most important part of your day is breakfast: it alone sets you up for a happy, successful, healthy day. However, that’s only part of the truth. Yes, breakfast makes a big contribution, but what really counts is the morning as a whole, especially if you want to lose weight. Here are the easy habits you should add to your morning for better weight-loss and a better day!

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12 Easy Diet Changes For Better Skin You Need To Try

Through changing my diet over a period of time based on some research suggestions, I’ve been able to pin-point the special parts of your diet you need to tackle for the best skin. I understand that sometimes it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to making these kind of adjustments, so I want to share my tried and tested list of dietary changes you should be making for skin improvement. Let’s get GLOWING!

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Tutorial: DIY Doctor Who TARDIS Gingerbread House

A full step-by-step tutorial for this adorable TARDIS gingerbread house for Whovians and non-Whovians alike.

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Mindfulness, and Why You Should Be Using It

So, you’ve probably heard about mindfulness being ‘all the rage’. Your friends have talked about it, you’ve read about it on social media, and everyone’s saying the same thing: it’s awesome, right? But, if you’ve never really got it, i.e. you didn’t understand it or maybe just weren’t too interested in the whole concept, you probably need some proper info based actual experience - let's get started!

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Easy Tips for Ordering Low-Calorie Holiday Drinks

Yummy festive drinks like Pumpkin Spice and Caramel Brulée Lattes are hard to resist. But these joyous drinks can be 300+ calories a cup! This means you need to drink smart and to cut those 800+ empty calories a day. So, here’s how to order your favorite cozy, yummy drinks through the holiday season without clocking-up those calories!

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You Should Stop Using Almond Flour: The 7 Secret Reasons Why

Is almond flour hurting your health? The answer is actually a tad bit complicated , but after hitting some science articles and blogs I’ve simplified some important concerns that relate to the decision you should make regarding the flour, so you can make a fully educated choice to avoid almond flour or choose to use almond flour with moderation.

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11 Awesome Motivating Workout Tips You Haven't Tried

Figuring out why I’ve stopped working out as often and addressing how to get over it is the best way to get myself back into the gym. I know that there are a ton of tips and resources on getting out of a workout rut out here on the internet that you can find, but here are a few of my favourites that you probably haven’t seen!

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How to Navigate the Holidays on a Diet

From Halloween chocolate bars to Christmas puddings, holiday treats are inescapable. So, the question is this: how can you indulge in all of these heavenly foods without also growing the circumference of your waist? The good news for you is that I’ve worked out a few neat ways to do so, and bundled them all up in a nice wrapped early holiday gift for you!

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