There are many recipes for juices and smoothies out there and I am a big fan of having them for a ‘breakfast on the go’  but I’m going to share one of my all time favourite recipes with you. It’s a fantastic ‘Pick me up’ and, although I call it my morning tonic, you can pretty much make it at any time of the day – it’s guaranteed to pep you up! Got a mid-afternoon dip? No problem, knock yourself one of these together and you’ll be raring to go!

As many women age they become wiser, even more beautiful, due to earning their self-confidence aura… …and some don’t! That’s one of the reasons I decided to start this blog. Has age finally caught up with me, I ponder..? Let me explain: I never had  a hangover until I hit 30 – then they came with a vengeance! Now at 45, some may say I am the wrong side of 40 and middle aged. Utter rubbish! I’m in pretty good shape (despite my current dodgy back) and don’t look or feel that the big 5-0 is approaching as fast as a Japanese bullet train. I may have more fine lines than I used to, but boy, the fun I’ve had earning those stripes! It’s been one heck of a ride to get here but I am proud of the woman I have spent my life sculpting and yet I still have…