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: 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…

The Simplest Way To Drink More Water

Good hydration is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Water really is a miracle worker… It’s key for regulating body temperature, maintaining proper brain function, flushing out waste and toxins from your body, protects tissues, spinal cord and joints, aids in digestion, maintains satiety levels and amongst multiple other benefits… helps improve mood. There are…

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…

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…

My Skincare Essentials

Hey everyone! So this spring I have really focussed on trying out some new skincare items and finding what suits me. I’ve narrowed down my favourite exfoliators, cleanser, oil and moisturiser and wanted to share them with you today in case you’re on the lookout for some recommendations. Bioderma purifying cleansing foaming gel: I bought…

Happy May….And I’m Back!

Hey everyone! Happy May! I hope you are all doing well and enjoying this lovely spring weather. I thought I would do this long over-due post on here for you all today, before jumping right into some fun posts. Thought it would be good to catch you up on some things. The last 2 weeks…

Photos that make me smile #48

Happy Sunday! I absolutely love lazy Sunday mornings & today is no different. Jonas and I came back from a long weekend trip in Edinburgh last night & after a lovely late morning today, I’m now enjoying a cup of coffee while the sun beams into our living room through the window. I’ve got a…

How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions

Every New Year, people all around the world make a list of things they want to try, change or achieve. New Year’s resolutions are always a hype the first few weeks of January, but it’s always tough to keep them without slipping up. I think it’s more important to reflect on your goals every week…

Advent Calendar Ideas for Her

Hey everyone! So…December is quickly approaching which means you have a few more weeks to buy those Advent Calendars you have been planning to get for the past 12 months! Every year I’m impressed by the Calendars available and am always in awe of what ideas brands and stores come up with, so I thought…

Photos That Make Me Smile #44

Hey everyone! Every now and then I love going onto WeHeartIt and looking at some inspirational and beautiful photos. From travel, food and coffee all the way to pets, flowers and quotes there is always something to look at on WeHeartIt! Today I’m sharing another Photos That Make Me Smile segment, where I share some…

Cozy Sunday Morning

Good Morning, everyone! It’s Sunday which is one of my favourite days of the week. It’s a time to sleep in, stay in your pyjamas for longer than usual and enjoy the day. I especially like cold and rainy mornings like today as it makes the day super cozy and relaxing. It’s been so hot…

Take me to the Beach

It’s been a bit of a heatwave recently here in the UK. The past few weeks everyday has been >23 degrees and the weekends have even gone as high as 30 degrees! I absolutely love it when it’s warm but I am just dreaming of the beach. If I was home in Lithuania, I would…

Photos that make me smile #43

It’s been a while since I’ve posted as I was away on holiday the other week in the beautiful highlands of Scotland and then went straight into work! So sorry about that, but don’t worry- I will share loads of holiday pics in the next few weeks 🙂 As I relax on this lovely Sunday…

Nutrition 101: Eat the Rainbow!

You must have heard that we should all eat our greens. However, it’s much more important for all of us to eat a rainbow. Not skittles or M&Ms in fact, but a variety of fruits and vegetables of different colour! “Why?” you ask? Let me explain 🙂 Plants have various components such as phytonutrients which…