Three things the internet taught me to make alcohol better

By Alice Dore-Jones

It’s no secret that this particular Chalker likes to have a drink. However, sometimes you find yourself wanting for a fantastic drink but you have less then amazing options at hand. One can not have champagne chilled in the fridge at all times… one does not live that life unfortunately…

Here are three lessons the internet taught me to make those problems disappear!

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Salmon Burgers- Lady dude food

By Alice Dore-Jones

I love eating salmon. I’d have it for dinner every night if I could but apparently we’re meant to have balanced diets and mix things up… Well that’s what my husband says, who come to think of it isn’t as big a fan of salmon as me… mmm….

Anyway, this means I do things to make salmon seem more like dude food. This time round I’ve disguised it in burger form. Salmon on a burger is not what you first think of when you think burger night but the below combo works in a really tasty way. If you’re not keen on carbs you could make wraps.

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Banana and coconut bread with dark chocolate chips (gluten and dairy free)

By Kate Taggart

Comfort food has never been as easy, delicious and guilt free as this gluten and dairy free banana and coconut bread with dark chocolate chips. Unlike traditional banana bread which is very high in sugar, this recipe uses only a small quanity of organic maple syrup (or you can use honey) and the natural sweetness of the bananas to tantalise your tastebuds. Coconut flour is high in fibre and won’t leave you feeling bloated like traditional flour and the macadamia nut oil is a heart-friendly, dairy free alternative to butter and makes the bread lovely and moist, unlike other gluten free recipes I’ve tried.

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Cauliflower pizza base

By Alice Dore-Jones

So, I don’t want to alarm anyone but pizza isn’t the health food it’s been pretending to be. Take a moment to take this information in. I know I’ve just turned your world upside down and in that one sentence you feel like you’ve just sat through “Supersize” me all over again. But fear not! This yummy cuisine is not lost to you just yet and by grabbing the bull by the horns you can take control of this situation.

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