Nutrition 101: Sweeteners

Sugar, the traditional granulated sweet stuff we often use in our baked goods and read on the label of far too many food items we buy at the grocery store, is delicious, but not the best for our health… As some of you may know, it is very high on the glycemic index (GI) scale,…

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…

Recipe: Morning Maca Mocha Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start your day! They’re light, refreshing, packed with nutrients and can be so personalised. Whether you enjoy a smoothie as a quick breakfast in the morning to kick-start your day, as a pre-workout or a post-workout snack, or even as a mid-day pick-me-up, then this smoothie may be just…

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 Wonderful Day in Oxford

Hey everyone! So back in July, before we moved out of the UK, Jonas and I took a day trip to Oxford. I had been ages ago, but it was Jonas’ first time there and we knew we had to go before we moved. With Cambridge off the list a few years ago, we couldn’t…

Photos That Make Me Smile #50

Hey everyone, I hope you are having a lovely day and enjoying September! We’re currently in the Netherlands, where the weather is amazing but it’s starting to look a bit like fall now. This morning I woke up and had a sudden urge to go through WeHeartIt and find some photos that I like. I haven’t…

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…

Ivy Cobham Summer Garden Party

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of going to the Ivy in Cobham for their 2nd birthday celebration. They held a summer garden party in collaboration with Silent Pool Gin and invited me to come a long with a friend. I had been to the Ivy in Cobham when it just opened up, so…

Travel Vlog- White Cliffs of Dover

Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely Monday! It’s bank holiday weekend in England, so I woke up this morning, went into town and then walked up the Mount in Guildford. The weather is lovely today- very Spring-like with the sun shining but a nice, crisp wind… I had to go and enjoy it!…

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…