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  1. Dark Chocolate Mousse Recipe for Vegans

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    Recipe by Vegan Chef Day Radley   This intense dessert is rich and the perfect end to a romantic or celebratory meal. It can easily be made in advance and sit in the fridge until you’re ready to eat it. Proper prep time : 20 minutes Chill time: 1 hour Serves/makes 2 mousse Skill level: Easy   Ingredients 90g dark cooking chocolate, with at least 60% cocoa solids 120ml aquafaba, water from a can of chickpeas Pinch of cream of tartar 80g frozen raspberries A few chopped nuts   Equipment Large bowl Bowl and pan for melting chocolate Electric whisk Mixing spoon   ?    Possible additions ?     Spices such as ground cinnamon, ginger or cardamom ?     Flavourings such as rum or rose ?     Top with crushed up cookies or whipped coconut cream   Method Put the chocolate in a glass bowl in a pan of water, bring to the boil and then simmer, until melted. Put...
  2. Online Dating over 50: How I Rescued My Sister from a Romance Scam Criminal

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    Article By Shelley Frost I didn’t want to believe it. I pretended like everything was fine. But when my sister’s online boyfriend told her to call him King and he will call her Queen, I finally accepted that she was caught in a romance scam.   Why did this little detail pull the trigger for me to begin an investigation? I was guessing that some of these scammers juggle multiple victims. The chances that he will mistakenly say the name of one of his ladies while talking to another is too risky. Having his women respond to the name Queen ensures that he won’t screw up anytime soon, and the money keeps flowing.   But at the time when I deduced her guy was a bad guy, I knew very little about...
  3. Relationships over 50: 7 surprising relationship lessons you can learn from movies 

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    Article by Dawud Gurevitch Whether you’re a filmophile, a filmophobe or somewhere in-between, movies can do much more than simply entertain us. Yes, the film industry exists primarily for this reason in exchange for our Netflix membership or our cinema ticket fee (before the pandemic) but did you realise that some movies can teach us surprising lessons about life and relationships? In this article I touch upon seven popular films that each reveal a different take on love and life in all its glory, which doesn’t mean that everything you will see and hear in them will be “sunshine and rainbows” as my wife likes to call it, but will mean that overall you get a realistic view of some of the very things we live for: love, laughter,...
  4. Healthy Eating Over 50: Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

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    Recipe by Chef Day Radley, the founder of The Vegan Chef School Making healthy, tasty food doesn’t have to take a long time or be complicated. In this simple seasonal recipe the veggies are roasted for 30 minutes, without oil, and then blended. What could be easier?!   Prep time – 15 minutes Cook time – 35 minutes Difficulty – Easy Serves / makes – 2 large or 4 small portions   Ingredients 1kg squash, either butternut or turban 1 onion, 150g 4 garlic cloves, 20g 50g sunflower seeds The leaves from a large stalk of rosemary 1x400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 litre of water 1T stock powder or stock cube 1T red miso paste, you can also use white or brown miso paste 1t pink or black peppercorns Vegan cream or yoghurt to serve   Equipment Baking tray Small frying pan Large saucepan Hand blender Pestle and mortar   Method Heat your oven to...
  5. Menopause: 5 ways to be more intimate and open a deeper connection with your partner this Valentine’s

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    Article by Dr Marion Gluck Life is overwhelming at the moment. Home-schooling, WFH or being with your partner 24/7 can all cause us to become more snappy and less patient or even feeling less connected. But what if there is another underlying reason that you can’t get in the mood? The Marion Gluck Clinic offers its top tips on how to be more intimate and open a deeper connection with your partner this Valentine’s. Remember physical touch and sexual connection is an important and vital part of being human. Boost your testosterone levels Yes, women need testosterone and this is a key hormone in maintaining your sex drive. There are many foods that can help boost testosterone levels and these include eggs, almonds, oysters, spinach, salmon, tuna and bananas. Boosting...
  6. Healthy Eating over 50: Champagne and Mushroom Risotto Recipe

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    Recipe by Chef Day Radley   Black is the new green. When it comes to food. Black rice is an anti inflammatory food with as many antioxidants as blueberries and blackberries and 6 times more than brown rice. During the Ming Dynasty this rice was reserved for the emperors so that only they could benefit, from what they called, Forbidden Rice. Prep time – 15 minutes Cook time – 30-50 minutes Difficulty – Medium Serves / makes – 2 portions Ingredients Olive oil 2 large leek, roughly sliced 2-4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped ½ cup vegan champagne or dry white wine 200-250g chestnut mushrooms, quartered 1 cup black gaba or nero rice, you can use arborio if you cannot find...
  7. The Rush of the Hot Flush: Experiencing a Second Menopause when coming off HRT

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    Article by  Miriam McGuirk Menopause – The Second Time Around. At 37 I was pre-menopausal. When the true menopause finally hit me, it hit hard taking years to re-balance my body again and now, some 20 odd years later, here comes the menopause again.  Why? Because the HRT that I was relying on has been pulled away from me, my tightrope slackened, as I tackle an even bigger obstacle – Breast Cancer.   Many may not know that HRT treatment will clash with other medicines so those who have other underlying health issues may find menopause even more challenging.  When my first menopause hit, I had the symptoms many women endure and can empathise with.   In anger and desperation one night, yet again unable to sleep, I sneaked down...
  8. Let’s Face It – eternal youth does not exist: Is the beauty industry pro-age or anti-ageing?

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    Article by Denise O’Neill   When we see the term ‘anti-ageing’ presented to us with great gusto in advertising, on product labels, in magazines, in the media, and online, what exactly does it mean? The definition of ‘anti’ is to be against, opposed or resistant to something. So, why are we being conditioned to resist ageing which is a totally natural process of growth and self-evolution? Why are we being sold the myth that in order to be a complete, happy and fulfilled human being of value and beauty, we have to look young? Why do we live in a youth-oriented society? The signs of ageing – wrinkles, jowls, laughter lines, baggy eyes – come to us all as time goes on....
  9. Anita Gabrielle: The ‘Dyke in a Hat’ Raising Money For Parkinson’s Disease

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    Article by Jasmine Hodge Around 145,000 people live with Parkinson’s in the UK and it is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world. With other fifty years of research history, the condition is most understood today than it ever was. We are getting closer and closer to a cure every day; however, this is only possible with funding for life-saving research. 66-year-old singer-songwriter and self-proclaimed “dyke in a hat”, Anita Gabrielle, has spent her life fighting against obstacles put in her path as an artist, from being a woman to being gay and as an older woman in the music industry still finds her opportunities to be heard limited. However, for the Bedford based singer’s latest releases, the forthcoming EP, ‘Just Neat’ and the single, ‘Best Friends’,...
  10. Connecting: Margo Krasne in her 80s talks about the value of friendship over 50

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    By Margo T Krasne  I don’t know how many times over the last nine months—for that matter the last two years—I  have uttered the words, “What would I do without you?” I have said it to friends of long  standing. Said it to people with whom in the past I’d get together now and then but who have  come back into my life on a more regular basis. That those words turned out to be the title I  would eventually choose for my book of short stories was pure happenstance. My words weren’t  said lightly. I truly had—correction—have no idea as to how I would have gotten through these  last years if they hadn’t all been there.  You see in a few weeks, as of this writing,...
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