Finding your purpose Pt.2

I have a feeling this title is going to turn into a mini series because the more I write on it, the more I realise this is an ongoing and ever changing process. This is why I strongly believe it is so important to continually think about and write down your thoughts, worries, dreams, feelings…

Mindful Eating: 10 Steps

Read this post for how to simplify your diet and erase confusion about healthy eating. Whether you’re interested in optimal health, have gut health issues or you just happened to stumble across this page, I hope I can enlighten you in some way. There are more diets and labels today than ever before. The easiest…

Finding your purpose in life

Ikigai (生き甲斐)  is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being. I’m on a journey to figuring out my purpose in life. In all honesty, it’s beginning to frustrate me. I was once again reminded that I am not yet living my purpose, when my mother admitted she can so confidently answer the question when…

The Truth About Veganism

Is Veganism Healthy?   Veganism is a philosophy that rejects the commodification of animals. It is primarily practiced through eliminating all animal based products from ones diet, such as: meat, fish, dairy, eggs and honey. Although the term ‘vegan’ has been spoken about since the 1940’s, the prevalence of veganism and consequently, vegan products, has…

Very Berry Brownies

Well … I’m back! After a mental period of busy beeing all over the country, I finally got to spend some down time in the kitchen over the last few days and made some gorgeous berry brownies inspired by Charley’s Health. I must also tell you about the absolute showstopper of a cake that I…

Gymshark Leggings Review | Flex vs Fit

I’m sure most of you reading this will agree that buying gym clothes online can be very stressful, especially when it comes to leggings! Questions that might ring a bell: 1. Are they going to be see-through, especially when I squat? 2. Will they be too long and bunch around the ankles? 3. Are they…

Snounty Bars

What on EARTH is a snounty, I hear you ask… sometimes I come up with the most random creations that they’re incredibly hard to name. These bars are a delicious combination of a snickers and a bounty, see where I’m getting at? If you follow this blog, you’d know I made some snickers bars a…

Raw Carrot Cake

Carrot cake is the family favourite – and my big sisters were home this weekend, so what did I do? Make carrot cake! When my sisters found out it wasn’t going to be your conventional heart attack version, they were a bit disheartened but when they tasted my version, they didn’t look disappointed to say…

Energy Balls – two ways

If any of you follow me on my Instagram, you may have gathered from my often long winded captions, that I’ve given up all refined sugar and a lot of any kind of sugar too. I decided to make this change, as this was really the only part of my diet that I was letting…

Blueberry Cheese-cups

After mulling over my blog posts so far, I concluded that I should really start to venture away from chocolate-based treats. Firstly because my chocolate addiction isn’t ideal and secondly I need to begin adding colour to my baking and therefore blog posts. I had some blueberries hanging around in the fridge so I decided…