Recipe: My Go-To Morning Smoothie Bowl

I am a creature of habit and once I find an item of food (specifically breakfast/brunch) that I enjoy, I tend to make it everyday for weeks on end. Currently, I’m in the stage of loving my morning smoothie bowl, which I enjoy after my at-home workout and a revitalising shower. After sweating my booty…

Recipe: Homemade Teriyaki Chicken

Staying at home when Jonas is at work means I have been experimenting and making new meals for dinner for the both of us. I try and think outside the box and create something I haven’t before, or simply instead of buying a store-bought sauce, creating it from scratch and putting my own twist on…

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: Morning Maca Mocha Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start your day! Theyโ€™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 donโ€™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 itย is important for a healthy digestive system and has been linked to reduced cholesterol, improved glycemic control, a…

Summer Picnic Ideas!

Did you know that this week is National Picnic Week here in the UK? ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ Plants have various components such as phytonutrients which…

Photos that make me smile #42!

Hey everyone! Sorry for ย 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 ย 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! ๐Ÿ™‚ 1. Hydrate right when you wake…

MSc Graduation and changing things up to help YOU!

So this past Thursday I graduated from the University of Surrey! I can’t believe it’s all over now! I finished the course back in September, but going to graduation, seeing all my friends and course mates again and experiencing the process of graduating with another degree has really made me think about what I’m doing…

This or That Challenge- 60 Random Questions… Answered!

Hey everyone! The other day I came across a blog that had a fun post up which consisted of THIS or THAT questions that you then had to answer! I thought it would be quite a fun and interesting blog to do for you guys! Either for you to learn some VERY random things about…

Nutrition & Hydration Week!

Happy Sunday everyone! This upcoming week: March 12-18th is National Nutrition and Hydration week! The aim of this movement is toย highlight, promote and celebrate improvements in the provision of nutrition and hydration locally, nationally and globally. Many organisations and sectors have got involved in Nutrition and Hydration Week in previous years and this year as…