Warm Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad with Yoghurt Dressing

Warm broccoli salad

Here is yet another salad recipe! I have always been a big salad eater. There is no way a meal will go without a salad. Whether it is a Greek style salad, lettuce or any other kind it helps me digest my meals better.
Raw vegetables have been a real savour for me during the first trimester nausea period. That was what kept me alive and helped get some important nutrients and vitamins. I know many will scream at the thought of eating raw broccoli or cauliflower, but I developed that habit during the first 12 weeks of my pregnancy. For the sake of this recipe though, those vegetables will be slightly boiled. It is supposed to be a warm salad meal. But do have in mind – there is nothing wrong in eating them raw. trading platform malaysia
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Project Nursery

Baby Girl Pink Nursery

I love interior design! Back in the day I used to collect magazine clippings with pictures of houses building my dream house in my imagination. Today we have Pinterest and it is even easier to collect inspiration.
When I look at my boards on Pinterest for Home Interior I wonder: do I believe that one day I would move from our one bedroom flat to a fancy house with lots of rooms and space and I would have all the savings saved to give and decorate it in the most fancy way?
With a growing bump and a baby on its way, my newest interior obsession is baby nursery. Although my little one will have its own nursery corner in our bedroom to begin with, I can’t help but look at photos of beautiful interiors online for ideas and inspiration. I hope one day, sooner rather than later, I will decorate my baby’s own room. It’s amazing how interior design has evolved. As a golden rule, less is more, and today with less furniture you can actually store more stuff, while still allowing for more space and light. I am very fond of white colour interiors. Especially for babies, it is so clean, bright and relaxing.
Well, while I am dreaming and saving my pounds, here are some baby room inspiration.
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Pregnant Tummy Care with Cocoa Butter

Tummy Butter from Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Range

My Rating: ★★★★★

Tummy Butter Palmer's Cocoa Butter

When your tummy starts to stretch to make room for the little baby growing inside, skin can feel pretty painful or itchy. I remember at some point I had such strong aches caused by skin stretching that I got panicked something wrong might be going on and almost rushed into the hospital. Whatever it feels like one things is true – expanding tummies can leave stretch marks on the tummy skin! And no one wants that!
Creams and lotions against stretch marks may not always help prevent and get rid of them but they do soothe the skin and help with the itching and the ache. trusted forex broker malaysia
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Heart Knitting Pattern

Knitted Heart Knitting Pattern

I have been working on a few knitting projects lately, however it looks like I will have to slow down a bit as my hands started to get really numb and hurt a lot, (pregnancy symptoms). I have a few patterns that I so want to share here on Prettily, but I might need to delay those posts.

In the light of St. Valentine’s I tried designing a few heart patterns and have come with some nice designs. So now I will share with you how to knit a simple heart shape that you can use for application and decoration on another knitting or sewing project.
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Unique Handmade Jewellery by Emmielous Handmades

Tree of Life Green Shell Bead Pendant

Here is another write-up of a favourite Etsy shop of mine.

Emmielous Handmades is a unique jewellery shop owned by Emma Clowes. She makes wonderful jewellery pieces to compliment any outfit. I am very fond of her Three of Life collection, a series of beautiful necklaces depicting the form of a tree. Here are some pictures to inspire you and make you head over to her shop!
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Beetroot & Mackerel Salad

Beetroot & Mackerel Salad

A few years ago I wrote a recipe for a Beetroot and Mayonnaise salad. It is one of my favourite starters and has also made me fall in love with beetroot and all its healthy benefits.

Since I got pregnant I’ve been trying to eat a lot of beetroot as a part of a healthy pregnancy menu and have researched a lot of other recipes with beetroot. I recently found a few recipes for a salad with beetroot and mackerel. Fish can be a bit tricky during pregnancy, however mackerel is generally safe as a source of protein and omega 3.

The following recipe is slightly adapted for my taste. It is a warm salad with boiled potatoes and grilled mackerel.
It is great for a healthy lunch and is convenient to be carried in a food box to work. online forex trading malaysia

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