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Keep Cool with Homemade Ice Lollies

There is nothing more cooling than a delicious ice lolly on a hot day. Everyone loves them from the kids to the grandparents and they make the perfect weekend treat! It’s so simple to make your own at home and it means you can create flavours that everyone will love – it’s also a fun activity to get the kids involved in during the summer break. We have put together a few recipes for you to get you started! You will of course need some ice lolly moulds so make... Read More

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Ice Cream Desserts #NationalIceCreamDay

If you didn’t already know, today is National Ice Cream Day! If today isn’t an excuse to eat your weight in ice cream then we don’t know what is; we are certainly taking advantage of this opportunity. We have put together a few recipes to really help you celebrate in the most delicious way. What to do: – If your using shop bought cookies, simply spoon out or slice a large dollop of ice cream and put it on top of the flat side of the cookie. Place another cookie... Read More

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Fresh Summer Desserts

For those of us with a sweet tooth, desserts are the best bit of any meal! The summer leaves us craving light and fresh fruity desserts that compliment a gorgeous sunny day – especially after a BBQ. Try out some of these delicious recipes for family and when friends come over; you will not be disappointed. Method – Pre-heat oven to 150C/130FAN/GAS2. Using a pencil, draw round the rim of a dinner plate on baking parchment – Whisk the egg whites until they form stiff peaks and then whisk in... Read More

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Brilliant BBQ Food

BBQ weather is upon us, which is exciting everyone here in the Shoetique office. To me it just means we can eat outside without blankets and hats. I come from the kind of family who aspire to be more Australian and even without the weather will dine alfresco most months. We don’t have the best of weather in the UK which can lead to the Great British BBQ unpredictability. Glorious sun one moment… very quickly leading to fleeing into the house protecting the burger buns from rain the next. Unfortunately,... Read More

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Deliciously Ella

For those of you who haven’t heard of ‘Deliciously Ella’ here is a little bit of background about the woman who turned to a vegetarian, dairy free, refined sugar free and wheat free diet. After trying conventional medicines which seemed to have little effect on the symptoms of her rare illness known as ‘Postural Tachycardia Syndrome’ which attacks the nervous system and can result in chest pain, fatigue, blackouts, digestive issues and food intolerances, Ella turned to researching natural healing approaches. Overnight, she changed her diet of sugary cereals, pasta... Read More