Recipe: Lemon, Poppy Seed and Blueberry Cake

Are you a fan of lemon cake and feel like baking this weekend in preparation for December? Then you’ve got to try out this delicious and slightly healthier version of a Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake featuring some Blueberries too! It’s very easy to make, is nice and rich in flavour and super moist- perfect…

Recipe: Classic Tomato Bruschetta

Italian Bruschetta is a staple in most households. Perfect for summer barbeques but also as a starter in the winter, when you want a dose of freshness to accompany those heartwarming main dishes… Mix up any toppings you like, such as goat’s cheese, figs, anchovies or even some cured meats, or stay traditional with a…

Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Mix

It’s fall… which to lots of people out there, it’s Pumpkin Spice season! Whether you’re a Starbucks fan and can’t imagine your fall without the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte, or a home decor enthusiast who loves their festive scented candles…. Pumpkin Spice is all around us. Sometimes it’s hard to pass up the occasional pumpkin…

Recipe: Autumnal Pumpkin Bread

For many, autumn brings around a wave of joy and inspiration as the season is a sign of vivid change. The air becomes crisp and light, University and Schools are back after a long summer’s holiday and the leaves turn golden brown and red, filling the streets with splashes of color! With autumn also comes…

Recipe: Protein Packed Shelled Hemp Salad

Even if the weather is starting to cool down, there are always ways of enjoying some salads in the fall season. My favorite and easiest way to do so is to make them a bit more filling, packed with protein and healthy fats by incorporating some nutrient-rich shelled hemp seeds. Technically a nut, hemp seeds…

A Weekend Back In The UK

Hey everyone, so this past weekend Jonas and I went back to the UK for a few days. If you didn’t know yet, Jonas has been doing a PhD at the University of Surrey for the last 4 years and after submitting his thesis in July, he had his viva examination this past Friday. Needless…

Cream Tea at the Tea Terrace in Cobham

If you’re a fan of all things girly and chic or are looking for a cute day out with friends or children- you will love the Tea Terrace in Cobham! About a month ago Jonas and I got invited to go to the Tea Terrace and enjoy a traditional English Cream Tea. As we were…

Recipe: My Post-Workout Chocolate Shake

Recently I’ve been obsessed with the Chocolate, Peanut butter post-workout protein shake I have been having almost every single morning. It’s a refreshing option for anyone looking to satisfy their chocolate cravings with a hit of some healthy carbs, fats and protein. Well balanced and filling- it’s my go-to post workout shake that refuels me,…

Nutrition 101: Pistachios

Let’s talk about a very beautiful, specific type of nut that most of you food and dessert lovers out there probably know about… Pistachios. They aren’t just a beautiful and delicious nut that makes the best ice-cream, macarons or crunchy topping on a salad, avocado toast or smoothie bowl, but they’re also one of the…

Nutrition 101: Dietary Fibre

Although it’s my favourite nutrition-related topic, quite a few people don’t know the importance of dietary fibre. This is a problem in many countries where people do not consume nearly as much fibre as they should, as it is important for a healthy digestive system and has been linked to reduced cholesterol, improved glycemic control, a…

Get Ready For Those Summer Picnics!

When the weather starts to feel more like summer and the sun is shining… there is nothing better than a British picnic! I did a picnic post last year, but thought I would do an updated one to share my picnic must haves with all of you. So grab a coffee or a tea and…

Spring Vacation Snapshots

Hey everyone! Happy weekend 🙂 As you know from my previous posts- I was in Lithuania for Easter and a week extra to enjoy some peace and quiet there. I had an absolutely amazing time as I got to see my family, my grandparents, Jonas’ family and some of our friends. The first few days…

Restaurant Review: Byron Burger B-Rex and C-Rex Burgers!

Hey everyone! So about a week ago, on Jonas’ birthday we went to the Byron Burgers restaurant on High Street Kensington and got a chance to try out their new B-Rex and C-Rex Burgers! I was actually invited to an evening event a few days prior where they were showcasing these burgers while enjoying the…

Recipe: Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Squares

This past weekend Jonas wanted to have a bit of a treat, however, as he has recently been following a low carb, high diet- I had to go out of my comfort zone and find something that was suitable. I found a fabulous and easy recipe on DietDoctor.com for some Chocolate and Peanut Squares and…

Snowy Fairy Tale

Hey everyone! I wanted to do a very quick post to say I hope you all are having a lovely Holiday season. I am currently in Lithuania enjoying some well deserved time with friends and family, so haven’t posted anything on my blog in a few days now. I am planning to do a few…

Sunday Breakfast Before the Holidays

Hey everyone! So this past Sunday I went out to breakfast with my friend Gabija before her flight back home to Lithuania. I’m flying out later this week and am absolutely excited- can’t wait to have some time off from work and be back in Lithuania with all my friends and family! We met up…