YoSushi: Flavours of Japan Menu Tasting!

YoSushi: Flavours of Japan Menu Tasting!

I’ve never really been one for pushing myself out of my comfort zone. Especially when it comes to food. I like to enjoy my food and I tend to eat the same meals over and over again… So when Gemma invited me to join her at the tasting event for the new YoSushi Flavours of Japan evening, I decided to be brave and go for it. Gemma and I have met at a couple of blogger events previously and this would be a good opportunity to get to know each other better! With DSLR in tow, I headed to the…

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Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken Stir Fry

Coming home is such a good thing for a lot of different reasons. One of the best, is the good food.  One of my favourite dishes from home so I thought whilst I’m here, I’d share it with you… What You’ll Need: cashew nuts Spring Onions Carrots Tomatoes Mushrooms Grapes ( to add sweetness!) Chicken Breast pieces Sweet and Sour Sauce 2 eggs ( to make egg friend rice) microwavable Basmati Rice ( You can use other rice that you prefer just remember you only need the egg if you’re making your own egg fried rice. Remember to adjust cooking…

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GRAZE Blogger Challenge!

GRAZE Blogger Challenge!

I’m really getting into snacking healthily again, and am finding small portions of nuts, fruit or cereal bars on the go are stopping me from snacking on things like chocolate! So when Graze said they wanted me to try their summer blogger challenge, I said yes in the hope of finding something new I liked! I only recently started liking cereal and biscuit bars but I was really pleased to see plenty of nuts and dried fruit in my little pots when they arrived! I started off the day with some golden syrup porridge. I’m really glad I have found…

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Bread machine Focaccia!

Bread machine Focaccia!

When I started blogging I had no idea that I was going to go down the line of trying to use it to improve my health and fitness. I am slowly learning more about food and how to sort out my diet in order to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle.  I thought taking my blog in a foodie and health and fitness direction would help me become more organised. I have enjoyed learning how to cook roast chickens, make soup from fresh ingredients and now I want to get better at cooking and baking in general.  I adore…

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Ninja Burgers at Bar 28

Ninja Burgers at Bar 28

Who doesn’t love burgers ! Thursday evening was an eventful evening. We had been invited along to the Launch of Ninja Burgers at Bar 28 in town, and as students, we were not saying no to free food! We grabbed an Uber and headed into town to Bar 28, a bar settled above the high street in Nelson Street.  With our ‘free drinks’ bands tied on we settled down at the far end of the bar with our drinks and got chatting to other bloggers. The bar itself has a most unusual style! The seated area up the step is…

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My Healthy Hot Chocolate Alternative

My Healthy Hot Chocolate Alternative

Hot chocolate is something a lot of people like to indulge in. A nice warm, sweet drink at the end of the day before bed or maybe with a good book. I will confess I’ve never been a fan. I tried it once as a kid and hated it. I then moved to York, which has a chocolate factory and we used to be able to smell burning chocolate in the air when we were outside and the smell lingered and linked to hot chocolate for me.  I have to admit, I wish I could drink it. I feel I…

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STUDENT EATS: FROZEN VEG SOUP

STUDENT EATS: FROZEN VEG SOUP

Going away to university is an adventure. Lots of great new experiences, way more freedom,  late nights and busy hours. But it’s also the time of the dreaded freshers flu, having no money and no lovely home cooked meals. I’ve been away from home on and off for years. I went to boarding school and even though meals were prepared for us  I did do some cookery and baking classes. Yet I was still really unprepared for making all my meals, sticking to a budget and eating healthily. It’s taken me three years of being at university to fully grasp…

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Jamies Italian at Monument

Jamies Italian at Monument

Jamie’s Italian is one of my absolute favourite restaurants. It has an amazing menu, a gorgeous interior and is set in a prime location in Newcastle- slap bang in the middle of Monument! Last Sunday, I did my Race for Life 5K and then we headed into the centre of town for the Newcastle Car show. A really lovely, sunny afternoon but we needed some food! With Andrew heading home from his visit the next day and with me running my first ever charity race, it was time for a nice meal out! I love sitting waiting for a table…

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