Recipe: Healthy brownies

I’m a big fan of various types of sinful desserts but I love experimenting and finding ways of making them more healthy! An example of using applesauce as a butter or oil substitute can be seen in my carrot cake recipe. It makes the cake so soft and moist, yet cuts the fats and calories…

Healthy January Sourced Box

Hey everyone! As always- I’m sharing this month’s Sourced box! I forgot to unsubscribe so I received a box this month and LOVED the content and decided to share with you all! It came with a mixture of various intrigueing items and a few things I’ve been wanting to try out for a while now!…

Recipe: Simple Bircher Muesli

This was my first ever attempt at Bircher Muesli and I think it went kind of great! It’s super simple, very light, full of goodness and easy to make – just prep it the night before, leave it in the fridge overnight and you have a hearty and healthy breakfast to enjoy the next morning!…

Recipe: Frozen Peanut Butter & Banana Chocolate Bites

Hi guys! I hope you’re have a lovely start to your week and had a great weekend! Mine was super productive + very busy, so sorry for not updating you! But today I’m sharing a really fun and easy recipe with you all for a bite-size snack/dessert! These are some frozen bananas with peanut butter-…

Healthy snacks with September Sourced Box

Hey guys, so I receive my first ever Sourced box this month! I was so intrigued to try it for ages, so I thought it’s about time! If you don’t know what it is- it’s a subscription box that you get sent to you once a month with extra healthy, vegan and delicious snacks handpicked…

Afternoon Tea Surprise

Hey everyone! I hope you’re doing well! I’m back in Guildford and have been taking time to relax and chill after my vacation, but today I really wanted to share some photos of the surprise Jonas did for me when I got back! He got me beautiful red roses (which I absolutely love) and made me…

Recipe: Very simple lake house apple pie

  This pie is ultra simple and so delicious! Raimundas’ friends said it tastes like Christmas, so I guess this would be perfect as a treat in December! I have a traditional Lithuanian apple pie recipe which you can check out here, but this one is butter free and a bit different!I hope you enjoy! Recipe: makes…

Recipe: Energising Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

Morning guys! I don’t know about you, but I have always been a massive smoothie fan in the morning! I like testing out new combinations, using different superfoods and sharing the ones I like the most with you all! I know most of us know about the delicious combination of strawberry and banana- it’s a…

Antipasti in the Sun

Hey guys! So yesterday was another wonderfully sunny and hot day! I finished work quite early and met up with my great friend Egle for dinner! Since we met up at 3, I wasn’t yet hungry so I just had some coffee while she enjoyed some scones, but then we did a bit of shopping…

Recipe: Roasted Chickpea Snacks

This recipe is super easy, so delicious and very healthy! If you every crave chips or popcorn and love savoury snacks- this is perfect for you! These roasted chickpeas are full of protein, have a nice garlic and sweet paprika taste to them and are super crunchy! Just make sure to store them in an air-tight…

Fruit infused waters

In this summer heat, sometimes we forget to drink enough water! I don’t know about you, but I definitely feel sick, tired and lethargic when I am dehydrated. I’ve done two other posts about the importance about drinking water and staying hydrated, so I wanted to continue this important topic and make this blogpost all about…

Restaurant review: Carluccio’s

Along the lines of my Bill’s review, I have gone to Carluccio’s multiple times, but decided to do a post to share my overall impression of the restaurant. It’s a lovely Italian chain that has the traditional menu components you would expect but also has a deli-like shop inside as well as lots of pastries…

Restaurant Review: The Wild Rabbit in Kingham

When Jonas and I went to the Daylesford festival a couple of weeks ago, we had the pleasure of having lunch at the Wild Rabbit! It’s a local, beautiful and cosy pub in Kingham that reminds you more of home than of an English pub! I instantly loved the atmosphere and when I saw the menu-…

Recipe: Healthy Oat Pancakes

These pancakes are my go-to recipe on Sunday mornings. Jonas and I love pancakes during the weekend and these are so tasty, filling and also healthy – we don’t feel guilty about eating them! They are very fluffy and surprisingly sweet even though there isn’t any added sugar! The recipe is super easy- all you need…

Recipe: Chocolate and Berry Cake

This weekend we surprised our dear friend Martha with a belated birthday picnic and I made her this cake to celebrate. It’s rich, sweet and also refreshing because of the berries – perfect for a sunny summer morning with some tea or coffee! The sponge is rich and chocolaty and the frosting is a traditional…

Restaurant review: Franco Manca

A couple of weeks ago Jonas and I went to celebrate the end of my exams to a restaurant that just recently opened up in Guildford. Franco Manca is a small chain of italian, authentic sourdough pizza serving restaurants that has finally hit Guildford. It’s based in the center of the town near other popular…