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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
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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 well too) Vodka/Grapefruit Gin/Elderflower liqeur (optional) Sherbet/Kali Edible glitter, fizzy laces, hundreds and thousands-anything pink! METHOD: - Pour pink lemonade into a tall glass either straight or mixed with your favourite tipple and a sprinkle of sherbet. - Delicately top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. - ·Add the finishing touch with your selection of toppings for a drink worth celebrating. TIPS: Anything sugary will cause your lemonade to bubble and foam. The bubbles are a real show stopper so serve quick and have your insta at the ready! Now you’ve got the basics of a boozy ic