Date, Cashew and Coffee “Chocolates”

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How good do those look?

If your answer was “incredible” you’ll be pleased to know they taste EVEN BETTER than they look. If your answer was “meh, they’re OK”, I’m here to tell you that you’re wrong, and you should have picked the first answer.

Unfortunately I did not come up with this amazing recipe, I learnt about it from a lady called Susanna K in the Blogilates Hot Body Challenge Dietbet. Whoever came up with the idea originally I have no clue, but massive kudos to them because these were delicious and I’m extremely sad that I ate the last three one today.

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Beautiful Breakfast Bars

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Well today we’re definitely learning the problems with leaving a post two weeks to write – my memory isn’t as good as it used to be! Or rather, should be, since just because I’ve had a birthday recently doesn’t mean that I’m old. I definitely feel it though – my parents threw a party last night and I went to bed before everyone had left! I just can’t stay up socialising until 2am anymore, I need my sleep! One thing that would have made this morning a lot, lot easier is if I’d had a box full of Beautiful Breakfast Bars available to eat. Alas, unfortunately I’m stuck with my parent’s larder to satisfy me, so we ended up with a piece of toast. Looking forward to getting back to my own fridge tomorrow!

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Pumpkin Power Bites

Unfortunately day one of my newly renovated diet (read as: first day back from my parents house, and therefore away from all the cakes, crisps and other snacks) is also the day before I go and spend four days in a hotel in the south of England for work. I usually commute back and forth every day (2 hour journey, but definitely worth it), but I’ve been told that the next two weeks might be hellishly busy so I’m going to suck it up and stay down there for a few days.

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