Live, work & eat better #5

So I forgot to actually upload and publish this last week! Don’t ask me how but somehow I seemed to sleepwalk through the back end of the week. Anyway here are a few links to kick off your hopefully relaxing weekend…


This is a really interesting piece in the New York Times about Alan Cummings. I can’t wait to read his book.

I’m obsessed with avocados so I shared my recipe for this homemade face Mask on Maison Du Vann

This is a fascinating look at the motive behind Helene Pastor’s murder.

Here’s what to do when you’re feeling small. Reframe your power. By Danielle LaPorte

We all have our own way of dealing with trolls but this woman has it sorted…

So Mercury is now in full retrograde. Why not check out this post from Gala Darling.


Wouldn’t it be great if being a brilliant artist was all it took to earn a living?


This weekend I’m making Red Wine (velvet) cake so for balance, here’s how to bake the perfect flourless cake.

Think you can’t eat pasta and still lose weight? Wrong. Try this simple trick.

If you’re a fan of fast food then you may find THIS interesting. The Food Babe has looked at the difference between UK and US fast food outlets. Amazing finds. In the US french fries are basically a chemical shit storm, where are in the UK it’s essentially potato and oil. Take a look.

Italian Apple Cake from A Cup of Jo

Author: Rachael

I'm a journalist and creative consultant. I write about how busy women (just like you) can live, work and eat - better.

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