Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudge

Who doesn’t love peanut butter and chocolate? I am convinced its the top of many people’s list of favourite food combination… Apart from maybe bacon and tomato ketchup?!

This recipe is too easy and too tasty not to share. Try not to eat alllll at once!

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Ingredients

Chocolate:

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 tbsp maple syrup

6 tbsp cocoa (or you can simple melt 200g chocolate with 2 teaspoons coconut…

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Chia Chaser

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As I countdown my prep for the WBFF Worlds, I am ensuring that I get a minimum of 4 litres of water on board daily. Staying hydrated no matter what your gaols is especially important from everything for mental performance, to digestion, to skin clarity and so much more.  With British weather peaking 30 degrees, keeping your fluid intake high is even more essential, with many of us feeling…

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Bounty Bites

I have found memories of growing up sharing my mum’s petrol station purchases of Bounty Bars and Twirls and realised I hadn’t had a Bounty in faaaar too long.

Thanks to some left over dark chocolate, I made these incredibly simple treats using just 4 ingredients, taking me right back to major moments with my mum. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

175g desiccated coconut

70g dark chocolate

2 tbsp Lucy Bee…

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Anxiety, Stress, Depression & your Diet!

Anxiety, Stress, Depression & your Diet!

 

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(Red chilli, salmon, long stem broccoli, wild black rice risotto!)

Anxiety, Stress, Depression & your Diet

Dr Emma Kirke C.Ostm Distn Osteomyologist & Clinical Nutritionist

Anxiety, depression, and stress are becoming an increasingly talked about topic, which on one hand is improving public awareness and hopefully reducing the taboo status, but on the other hand waiting lists for…

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Don’t diet!

Don’t diet!

Don’t diet! OK, so summer is here and this is the time of year where people start worrying about their figure. They haven’t got the body they wanted and they feel out of shape, so they start to look at extreme ways to lose weight. The one thing I want to talk about is something that upsets me. Why? Because it happens every single day and people actually think it’s healthy. This is what I like to…

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Grain-Free Nut Butter Bread With Chia Jam

Grain-Free Nut Butter Bread With Chia Jam

I literally jumped for joy when Francesca asked me to share some recipes on her brand-new blog. You see, she’s one of my ultimate inspirations, one of my favourite role models for healthy, strong women.

As a freelance health, food and fitness writer, I spend plenty of time cooking and creating recipes (you can check out my blog http://www.iamintothis.comfor . However, this grain-free nut butter…

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Lemon Meringue and Blueberry Ice-cream

Lemon Meringue and Blueberry Ice-cream

I published this recipe on my Instagram account a few weeks back, but with the current heat wave, I thought it only appropriate to repost! After all, a British summer calls for classic British tastes and this revived version of Lemon Meringue is hard to beat!!

This divine Lemon Meringue and Blueberry Ice cream recipe is from the fabulous Marks and Spencer’s Summer of Flavour range, which is full…

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Welcome Back!

Welcome to FrancescasFitKitchen.com!

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For those of you that have followed from day 1, I apologise for my absence! As you know, thanks to twitter and Instagram, I have been very busy writing my first ebook, FFK5 – a five day plan to kickstart your own fit kitchen, or even fitness model kitchen! I have my second, FFK Essentials, to be released very soon.

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I have also been working hard…

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Visionary Inspiration

Inspirational Vision Boards Adam Stansbury

So I’m writing this off the cuff as I’m feeling completely inspired at the moment.

I’ve had a haircut today, the sun is shining, I’ve just eaten 2 rib eye steaks and have some ice cream to come, it’s mid week rest and treat day you see, I’m also listening to an amazing progressive house mix which has got me feeling quite euphoric, the sun is shining,…

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5 Reasons Your Digestion Sucks

5 Reasons Your Digestion Sucks

5 reasons your digestion sucks

 

1) Certain Foods

Certain foods are difficult to break down and can irritate the gut lining.

Major players in this category are wheat and dairy. 1 in 3 people have a food intolerance to wheat or dairy so if you suspect you have a food intolerance you can do a test.

Wheat contains a protein called gluten which is the component that people tend to have problems…

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Should Everyone Go Gluten Free

Should Everyone Go Gluten Free

Should Everyone Go Gluten Free?

There has been a lot of noise surrounding bread and gluten recently and I’ve personally had lots of debates with people I know about whether we should eat gluten or not. So I thought I’d write a blog post for arguments sake ;-)

What is gluten?

Gluten is a composite of starch and proteins found in certain grassy grains like wheat, barley and rye. It is the component…

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Are your adrenal glands stressed?

Are your adrenal glands stressed?

Are your adrenal glands stressed out?

The adrenal glands are our stress glands that sit on top of the kidneys. There are two adrenal glands which are situated on top of the kidneys. They are chiefly responsible for regulating the stress response through the synthesis of numerous hormones. Healthy adrenal glands secrete a number of hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. These allow our…

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Food Revolution

Jamie Oliver is, in my opinion, a brilliant man. Not just because he is a great chef, and had clearly built an incredibly successful brand. But he is a fighter. For what? For our future and for our children’s future. And because of what? Obesity and pooor health that is a direct result of diet choices. I am a strong believe in food either feeding disease or fighting it and this video sums up so…

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UnBeelieveable Health

Propolis – Why all the Buzz?

Propolis, the substance produced by bees and used to coat the walls of the hive. Bee
hives are one of the most antiseptic places in nature, and propolis plays its part
in this. It possesses strong antibiotic properties that protect the hive from
bacteria. These properties are passed to humans who take propolis supplements; it
works against bacteria and even helps to…

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Do you suffer from emotional eating?

Do you suffer from emotional eating?

Today I want to touch on the subject of emotional eating. This topic is close to my heart as if you have been following me for a while or read my story, which you can read HERE, you will know that this is something that I struggled with.

What emotional eating ultimately comes down to is how well we process and deal with our emotions. For many as soon as they feel an uncomfortable emotion they…

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