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5 Ways Your Lifestyle Affects Your Skin

Your skin is a reflection of your lifestyle. In fact, apart from several hereditary skin conditions, your skin is largely determined by your habits and lifestyle choices. The healthier you are, the healthier yo...
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Toasted Pecan and Blueberry Bread

The beauty of this bread recipe is in its simplicity, as it uses a mixture of porridge oats ground into a flour with gluten-free self-raising flour and almond milk mixed with apple cider vinegar, as the dr...
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Brain Food

What do walnuts, chia seeds, hemp seeds and flaxseed all have in common? They're rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids and have a super omega-3 to omega-6 ratio, making them excellent brain-boosting foods! ...
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My Day on a Plate: Soprano Emer Barry

Soprano Emer Barry is delighted to present ‘Storyteller’at 8pm at Castletown House, Kildare, Saturday 24th June, featuring songs and duets from the worlds of opera, musical theatre and movies.  www...
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Chunky Monkey Peanut Butter Ice-Cream

The bright sunshine, soaring temperatures and clear blue skies in Ireland over the past few days have most definitely made the perfect ice-cream weather.  But it's still possible to indulge in ...
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Summer Eats and Tasty Treats

Good friends, tasty food and fun in the sun. Doesn't get much better than that, right?! Yesterday was all that and so much more at the launch of Taste of Dublin 2017 in Dublin's beautiful Iveagh Gard...
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DIY Beauty: Soothing Sweet Banana Mask

If you need ideas for using up those ripe bananas but don't fancy making banana bread, then this mask is for you! It's wonderful for soothing dry, sensitive or irritated skin, and bananas are rich in vitamins A...
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My Tips for Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating: Like many Irish people, I grew up in a household where we were expected to clear our plates. But while I avoid waste as much as possible, I do believe that we need to learn...
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My Day on a Plate: Holos Skincare CEO Niamh Hogan

Niamh Hogan is creator and CEO of Holos Skincare, an Irish plant-based aromatherapy skincare brand. Niamh was a practicing Holistic health practitioner for 14 years before launching Holos skincare in 2014 ...
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Purple Warrior Protein Smoothie

For ladies who lift! This is one of my favourite recovery smoothies after a tough weights workout, as the easy-to-digest raw plant protein helps to repair torn muscle fibres, the antioxidants found in th...