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…

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…

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…

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…

Spring Cleaning 101

Everytime March rolls around, something goes off in my head that urges me to Spring Clean! I know it may sound like an absolute cliche, but I agree with everyone out there that says that spring is the time to revamp your wardrobe, clear out old products, deep clean your home and declutter your life….

The Cosy Club in Guildford

A few weeks ago Jonas and I went to the Cosy Club in Guildford. We’ve been there a few times before, but always just for drinks and nibbles or when I was invited to the opening evening and enjoyed some wine and tapas. This time around, however, we were invited for a 3 course meal…

Summer Picnic Ideas!

Did you know that this week is National Picnic Week here in the UK? 🙂 Well I didn’t know until I checked my work marketing calendar that I have on my desk and right when I saw it I thought- what a PERFECT idea for a blogpost! Some of you may be big picnic fans…

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…

Restaurant Review: The Ivy Castle View Guildford

Last week Jonas and I had the pleasure of visiting the Ivy in Guildford! I was originally invited to go to a blogger’s brunch but on the day they were holding it I had work so was unable to make it. Nonetheless, I was then invited to come in for a complementary lunch and review…

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…

Photos that make me smile #42!

Hey everyone! Sorry for  bit of a break from blogging. It’s been so busy with work, friends, the British Summer weather and more that I only now got to sit down on my blog in 2 weeks. I’ll be sitting down for a bit longer tomorrow to get as many posts ready for next week…

Nutrition 101: Easy ways to stay hydrated

One way of making sure you get enough water in throughout the day and stay hydrated  is to work by dividing your day into segments based on you lifestyle! So today I’m sharing quick little tips of how you can ensure you get enough water throughout the day! 🙂 1. Hydrate right when you wake…