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  • Still loving salads but making them a bit more autumn friendly with warm butternut squash. Loving the @greatfooduk Moroccan falafel too, especially with hummus. 
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  • HAPPY OCTOBER 🍂
It really felt like autumn had come this morning when we put the heating on for the first time! So looking forward to this month, after a busy September it should be a little more relaxed although already have lots of Halloween activities planned! 
I've done my monthly @thebalanceclub planning sheet so my intentions and self care plans are clear - lots of meditating and moving my body is in order! What are your intentions for this month? 
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  • Do you struggle to fit in workouts? I certainly do, especially since I became a mum. Today on the blog the brilliant @lcpersonaltraining is sharing some awesome tips for working out when you're super busy. She's teamed up with me in @thebalanceclub to offer members expert fitness advice! Check out the link in my profile for more 🏃🏻‍♀️
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  • MATCHA PEPPERMINT COCOA LATTE ⭐️ up on the blog is the recipe for this absolutely delicious antioxidant rich healthy treat! @PureChimp matcha is the perfect ingredient in these babies. GIVEAWAY ⚡️ to win a 100g pouch of PureChimp matcha just head to the post, sign up for the PureChimp newsletter and leave a comment! Link in profile!
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  • Full on cosy fest in our house now 🍂🌟
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  • WHOLEHEARTEDLY HEALTHY BOOTCAMP CHALLENGE DAY 7 💘 
Today's challenge is to do a little planning and batch cooking for the week ahead.
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Meal planning, even just a little is a great way to not only save time and money, but to make your working week flow better and ensure you have healthy options right there ready to go. Stews, soups and curries can all be made in larger amounts and then portioned up in the fridge ready for meals during the week. If you've never planned before, maybe just try planning your evening meals Monday - Thursday. That's what I do most often.
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Share a pic of you getting your #SundayCookUp on with the hashtag #wholeheartedlyhealthybootcamp!
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  • #wholeheartedlyhealthybootcamp day 6 challenge is to try a new recipe so I made a chickpea, cauliflower and cashew curry inspired by an @nigellalawson recipe from Simply Nigella along with some gluten free flatbreads inspired by some we made at the retreat last week. So delicious! .
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  • WHOLEHEARTEDLY HEALTHY BOOTCAMP CHALLENGE DAY 6 💘 
Today's challenge is to try a new recipe! .
Pretty straight forward this one, just get cooking! It can be easy to fall into a rut cooking the same meals, and although I think there can be benefits to healthy meals 'on repeat' it can be really nice to try a new recipe at least once a week.
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Share a pic of your new recipe with the hashtag #wholeheartedlyhealthybootcamp!
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  • WHOLEHEARTEDLY HEALTHY BOOTCAMP CHALLENGE DAY 5 💘 
Today's challenge is to spend time doing something that brings you joy!
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How often do you actively do something that lights up your heart inside? Today I want you to do just that, because believe me when I say, you deserve it. Spending time doing something that brings you joy can have crossovers with self care, but there is a subtle difference and I'd love for you to explore that today. Really try and listen to what your heart wants rather than worrying about being judged, there is no wrong or right here 🌟 .
I'd love to know what brings you joy, and I'm looking forward to exploring this myself today! #wholeheartedlyhealthybootcamp!
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