Recipe: 100% Fresh Fruit Smoothie

Fresh fruit smoothie, healthy eating recipe

1/3 pineapple
2 kiwi fruit
3-4 strawberries
A dash of juice (orange/apple or pineapple usually!)

*For alternatives instead of strawberries we have used sweet clementines, white grapes, blueberries and raspberries.

Smoothies are an excellent way of boosting your healthy food intake, daily. It’s such a simple process that we make ours fresh and drink it in the morning before work. We bought a Cooks Professional Multi Blender through a Groupon deal (which has since expired, sadly) and it has been excellent!

Handmade smoothies are quite ‘bitty’ (i.e. contain pulp if you’re in the US) so for me they’re sometimes not the most satisfying thing to drink, however I do appreciate cramming my fruit intake into one glass sized portion in the morning. It’s definitely worth it!

Fresh Fruit Smoothie, Healthy Eating Recipe

The whole process is so easy; Chop up the fruit, pile it into the cup, screw it onto the blender, whizz and go. I’ve used smoothie makers in the past that just seemed way too much hassle to clean but with this there is minimal washing up as only the cup needs cleaning and the blade needs rinsing; You can even use the cup to drink out of! This blender is so dinky too so it takes up minimal space on the counter top, meaning we can keep it out all the time. You know how I like my day-to-day tasks here at onetenzeroseven, simple and convenient ;)

What are your favourite fruit combinations? Happy smoothie making! Loves x xx

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Recipe: Gourmet Grilled Cheese

Today I’m sharing Boyfriend’s amazing grilled cheese recipe!!

Here in the UK we don’t really have grilled cheese. I guess cheese on toast or a cheese toastie would be our closest alternative, but trust me, they are no where near in the same league! We had grilled cheese sandwiches when we visited New York a few years ago and they are one of the only things we loved that we’ve managed to recreate at home!

Crusty sliced bread or Farmhouse style loaf
Cheese (we used Double Gloucester)
Bacon (smoked)

Griddle pan
Grill pan (optional)
Cheese grater (optional)


– Cook your bacon. You can either grill it or cook it in the griddle pan. We like ours crispy for this recipe.

– Grate your cheese. You can slice it instead, but grated cheese melts quicker.

– Butter the outside of your bread.

– Pile your ingredients onto one piece of bread; bacon, cheese and then avocado.

– Place into the griddle pan on a medium heat and top with another slice of bread.

– After a few minutes, being sure not to burn the bread, carefully flip over your sandwich.

– When both sides are grilled to your taste and the cheese is melted, serve immediately with a nice mug of Yorkshire Tea.


A perfect, easy yet impressive looking snack to cook when entertaining a group of people for breakfast or lunch!

Loves x xx

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