Saturday, 30 November 2013

Gluten Free food finds November 2013

I spend so much time eating food and snapping photos of anything particularly memorable but I haven't shared any of this with you!

So, over the past few months i have seen, bought and tried the following Gluten Free foods:

Sunday, 24 November 2013

TTN Visits: Taste of Christmas 2013

Christmas. A foodie’s dream season. A time when you can eat plenty, go for walks (to the pub) and if you’re not eating food, spend time thinking about your next meal. Oh I hope I am not on my own saying all that!

Taste of Christmas was on this weekend. In its new home in Tobacco Dock. Being a short walk from my home plus receiving an email telling me that with a code I could get a free pair of tickets, it seemed crazy to not go along for Friday night dinner and drinks.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Liz Earle Christmas Star's

I love Liz Earle. I like to think of the products in the range as affordable luxury. Featuring good (and recognisable) ingredients that leave my skin feeling amazing- I have been an avid user of the Hot Cloth Cleanser for a couple of years now.

With this in mind, I am pretty excited that Liz Earle have come up with miniature Hot Cloth Cleanser with muslin cloth encased in a festive star! At £5.50, this wont break the bank and I think would be perfect for Secret Santa gifting or even as table presents for the ladies. 
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Sunday, 17 November 2013

TTN Reviews: JAX Coco 100% pure Coconut Water

When I initially set out to change my lifestyle in the wake of my diagnosis, I went on a mission to find healthy and delicious foods that would not only satisfy my foodie nature but meet the requirements of my new diet (Gluten and Dairy Free).

Although I have reintroduced dairy (Come on Goats cheese and honey on Figs is the BOMB) one thing that has stuck for me is Coconut water and milks. Hydrating and uplifting i cannot get enough of the stuff and I am always on the look out for new coconut products- thats how I stumbled upon JAX Coco. One read of the website - I couldn't wait to try and emailed the lovely Julie who agreed to send me a sample.

Okay, so who or what is JAX Coco?
JAX Coco was created by 4 coconut water enthusiasts (Jane, Jason, Alex and Max) who wanted to make good quality coconut water more accessible to the modern lifestyle. Micro-filtered coconut water from the Philippines in (what the detail obsessed me can only describe as) gorgeous almost gift worthy packaging was the end result. 

The thing that i love is that Jax are a sustainable company who work with the Philippine coconut growers to offer decent prices and help to reinvest in coconut farms by covering the costs of replanting and maintaining the trees. FABULOUS!!

Sooooo after all that wonderful ness 'what the hell does it taste like Katie?' i hear you thinking

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Must-have Make up kits!

Anyone that knows me will know that I have become a slight Tanya Burr addict. I think she is great. After watching a You Tube tutorial of hers I feel I could go out, buy the products she recommends and use them properly (as opposed to buying a make up item then being sat at home staring at it like 'what the hell to do i do now?')

I never usually ask for make up items but this year i have already put two items on my list....

The Bronze of Champions make up kit, Benefit £26.50
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I would totally use this Benefit make up kit- instructions on what to do and products that I will enjoy using... plus its in miniature and you know how much a love miniature! The mascara alone is worth getting the kit for- so good!

Pro Pallette Eyeshadow x 4, MAC, £6.50
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