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by Katie Forrester Ever heard the phrases ‘emotional eating’ or ‘hangry’? There’s no denying that we all have a relationship with the food we eat, but is there such a thing iRL as a ‘happy meal’? It’s all in the science Find me a girl that says chocolate doesn’t make her happy? Nope? Thought so. We know our $h!t when it comes to cocoa and cacao and the pleasure it brings. We can even reel off the facts about the serotonin and endorphins it releases too. But did you know these feel good hormones can also be found in the capsaicin in chilli’s or the smell of lavender and vanilla? Pass me a cupcake and bring on the buzz! Comfort eating Comfort eating gives us that warm feeling inside that creates the emotional connection with our food we crave again and again. For me there’s nothing more comforting than a beige meal when you’re hungover AF and the carbs don’t count. #foodcomaBut here it’s about finding the balance and ensuring we don’t overeat, otherwise a well-earned treat can become a regular guilty pleasure. Celebratory brunching Certain foods bring back memories and stimulate emoti
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What’s Christmas without fizz and glitter? We’re totally crushin over this glam twist on a traditional ice cream float. First of all, it's pink perfection and secondly, if sugary treats are good enough for Buddy then they’re good enough for us. 'Cos Christmas cals don’t count right? Here’s what you’ll need.. INGREDIENTS: Pink Lemonade (cloudy works best) Vanilla ice cream (flavoured sorbet works
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Don’t get us wrong, most weekends, we're ‘out out’ and love nothing more than dressing up in our best OOTD and spending an hour perfecting our brows. But a chilly winter’s night sometimes calls for onesies, Netflix and hot chocolate. Once you’ve had
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Plant based eating is so on trend right now that even the most carnivorous of us are switching to a more eco-friendly diet. ‘Veggies with benefits’ have been trending since the nineties but the last few years have seen stats almost double on those adopting a more herbivore lifestyle. The great thing about going flexi is even commitment phobes can have a bash at it (guilty as charged!). Now we’re