Multi-tasking kitchen bin for simple humans… Binopolis has produced a dual capacity 58 litre, metallic bin (34litre of waste; 24litre recycling bucket) with easy steel opening-pedal.
Rose Gold Simplehuman CW2035 waste bin, £169.99 (H655mm by W560mm by D360mm), free delivery. Visit binopolis.com
Eat on your greens
Spring-like selection of mis-matched, slightly wonky, embossed china in gorgeous shades of green (olive, antique, primavera and seaweed). From Swedish company Sthal. Oven-, dishwasher- and microwave-safe
Beaverbrook Country House Hotel
Set in the 400-acre estate once owned by press baron Max Beaverbrook, The Garden House, incorporating an 11-bedroom hotel within a walled garden and a restaurant run by Kaz Suzuki featuring a locally sourced, Anglo-Italian menu, is now open. It forms part one of an ambitious three-phase development. Still to come – Glass house cottages and the Coach House Spa.
The Garden House at the Beaverbrook country house hotel. For reservations, [email protected], tel 01372 227 670
Five of the best…. health boosts
Astonishingly expensive but full of antibacterial and antiviral activity. £39.99/250g from the True Honey Company, www.truehoneyco.co.uk/
Lidl lighter wine
Lidl’s range of lower alcohol content wine includes an Alsatian Pinot Gris Riesling (£7.99), a Cotes de Gascogne (£5.99) and a South African Lion’s Lair Shiraz (£5.99). Available in Lidl stores 26 Jan, while stocks last, from £4.49/75cl, visit lidl.co.uk
Two new flavours from Coldpress, Berry Beets (apple, raspberry, beetroot, pear and lemon) and Fruity Greens (apple, celery, banana, kiwi, kale, spinach and lime). A 150ml serving of either equals one of your five-a-day. £2.79/500ml available Waitrose or visit coldpress.com / @ColdpressJuices.
Maranatha crunchy almond butter, a good source of protein, high in fibre, £3.99/200g from Tesco, maranathafoods.com
Clean and Lean for life
Fitness guru, James Duigan’s book of health tips and tricks includes seven-day menu plans and 150 recipes, £14.99/Kyle Books, kylebooks.com