Meat Free Week

Meat Free Week is a great concept to raise our awareness of how much we eat, animal welfare and the effects on our health.

Being completely honest mine hadn’t started well. Starting the week with a meal out with the girls giggling and catching up over burgers, ribs and fries.

However I do like to make one thing clear the food was ethically sourced and kept in good welfare standards – which must count for something!

One thing I’ve heard often is meat of high welfare standards is too expensive. But why don’t you just cut down your intake? High consumption of red meat can have a negative effect on your own health.

If you want to join in or want more information on the implications of eating meat on your own health and animal welfare the meat free week website is really informative.

Also there are some great ways for vegetarians to get involved too so click here and find out more.

Recipe | Healthy Salted caramel brownies

Ever find yourself trawling through the delicious sweet recipes on Pinterest, drooling, whilst dreaming of a summer body? I certainly do!

With these healthyย tid-bits you get all the gorgeous decadence, with very little guilt!

I’ve made their naughty cousins before. This time however, they’re all natural, deliciously gooey and here’s the best bit – their filled with goodness!

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The Joint, London

Friday’s most recent date night was to the new branch of the Joint in Marylebone. It’s one of the few new openings which actually takes bookings (the Brixton branch does not).
Set across two floors the top floor being more of a bar area, with a few tables where they can fit you in to eat, whilst downstairs is the dining area with a few tall tables with bar stools strewn across it. A slight poor use of space there, but at least you can’t complain about being overcrowded.

The waiters are attentive and quick to come with menus and cucumber infused water – nice touch.

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