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Guilty pleasures

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The Guilty Pleasures That I'm Not Guilty About | Career Contessa

Me? Guilty? Never! Let this be the year we get rid of the notion of 'guilty pleasures' because we deserve self-care, regardless of its form. Here are a few 'guilty pleasures' we don't feel guilty about.

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Strawberry Biscuits (Popeyes-Inspired!)

2 · 45 minutes · These extra tender, buttermilk Strawberry Biscuits are loaded with bites of fresh strawberries and glazed with vanilla icing. Inspired by the fan-favorite strawberry biscuits from Popeyes fast-food restaurant; these biscuits are the most perfect treat to serve up for breakfast, brunch, or an afternoon snack with a cozy beverage!


  • 1 cup Strawberries, fresh
Baking & Spices
  • 3 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder, aluminum-free
  • 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sea salt, fine
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract- optional
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Buttermilk, whole
  • 1/4 cup Heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp Milk
8 Guilty Pleasures Every Woman Should be Enjoying - Life Worth the Living

These self-care ideas are perfect for tired moms who focus on everyone else's needs but their own. These tips are easy but effective; check them out!

The Best Chinese Five-Spice Substitute (+ the Worst) • Non-Guilty Pleasures

9 · Chinese five-spice is a fragrant spice blend with a warm cinnamon and liquorice-like anise flavour. Use this recipe for homemade five-spice powder, or see the full post for more substitutes. This blend is so good you'll never want shop-bought five-spice again!


Baking & Spices
  • 1 2 teaspoon whole cloves (about 8), whole
  • 1 Cinnamon stick (5 grams)
  • 1 tbsp Fennel seeds
  • 6 Star anise pods (5 grams), whole
  • 2 tsp Szechuan peppercorns
Charred Broccolini with Preserved Lemon • Non-Guilty Pleasures

9 · 25 minutes · This charred broccolini with preserved lemon and caper dressing dish is delicious served as a warm side. Or add feta and toasted seeds if you want a room-temperature salad. You can even add a cup of cooked brown lentils to turn it into a more substantial complete meal.See the full blog post for instructions to turn leftovers into pesto for the best broccolini toast. Or stir the leftover broccoli pesto through pasta or other cooked grains.


  • 450 g Broccolini
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp Parsley, leaves
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Preserved lemon, skins
  • 2 tbsp Capers
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice, fresh
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 100 g Feta
  • 3 tablespoons toasted seeds (optional))
Zhoug Sauce (Spicy Cilantro Skhug)

21 · Green zhoug (also zhug or skhug) is a spicy Middle Eastern condiment of cilantro, green chillies, fresh garlic, and spices blended with olive oil. It is hot and utterly delicious! Serve the spicy cilantro sauce with shawarma, falafel, and grilled meats or use it like any other hot sauce.The recipe yields about one cup of green zhoug sauce.


  • 4 Chillies, hot green
  • 2 cups Cilantro, stems leaves and soft
  • 1/2 cup Flat-leaf parsley, stems leaves and soft
  • 2 Garlic cloves
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom, ground
  • 1 tsp Salt
Oils & Vinegars
  • 6 tbsp Olive oil
Nuts & Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 4 tbsp Water
The Best Gochujang Substitute (& What NOT to Use) • Non-Guilty Pleasures

11 · Gochujang is a spicy fermented chilli paste. It has a dark, red colour with an intensely savoury, sweet, spicy, and almost smoky taste. If you struggle to find gochujang in the grocery store, this homemade gochujang substitute recipe has you covered.Makes roughly 1 cup.


  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/4 cup Maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup Miso paste
  • 1 tbsp Soy sauce
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup Gochugaru
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tsp Rice vinegar
How to Make Black Limes • Non-Guilty Pleasures

14 · 11 minutes · Black limes (dried limes) are fresh limes that are blanched and dehydrated until light in weight and dark brown in colour. Dry the limes in the sun, oven or a dehydrator.Once dried, the limes will keep for months stored at room temperature in a sealed container. It is well worth making a large batch of dried limes. Add a whole black lime to soups and stews in need of a citrus kick. Or grind it into a powder that is ready to sprinkle on any salad, stew or grain.Still don't know what to do…


  • 10 Limes, fresh
Baking & Spices
  • 1 Sea salt