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 πŸ™‚ Plants have various components such as phytonutrients which…

Spring Blooms

Happy Sunday everyone! Hope you all had a lovely weekend! As usual- Jonas and I spent the weekend relaxing, enjoying the weather and also hung out with some friends Saturday evening! Saturday the weather was absolutely beautiful- crisp but sunny and beautiful! We knew we had to take advantage of the weather and went for…

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: Simple Summer Salad

Hi guys! I love salads in the summer, especially for lunch or as a side at dinner time. One of my go-to favorites is this simple salad that I always make when I stock up on fresh veg from the Guildford market on the weekends! Even if you don’t have a market nearby, you can…

Daylesford Organic Summer FestivalΒ 

The other weekend Jonas and I got the opportunity to go visit Kingham, Oxfordshire to go to the Dayelsford Organic farm festival! If you don’t know, Daylesford is anΒ organic farm in the heart of the Cotswolds that also has a market, bakery, creamery, Bamford clothing shop as well as tons of animals! Alongside these, it…

What I ate Wednesday #4

So in my last week’s What I ate Wednesday post I went out to dinner with my friend and had a delicious meal in town, but today I stayed in to work from home and run some errands + clean up my place πŸ™‚ I was finally able to make all my meals at home…

Recipe: Buckwheat and veggie breakfast

This recipe is so delicious, healthy and filling! Back home in Lithuania, grikiai (buckwheat) is extremely popular and it’s definitely a staple in everyone’s cupboard. During the summer my mom and I went to Stebuklai, which is a restaurant I have done a previous post on and she ordered this wonderful dish that was buckwheat…

Recipe: Low Fat Tuna Salad

This tuna, sweetcorn and celery salad is incredibly filling and so delicious! I normally used to make a tuna, sweetcorn and mayo salad, but started changing the recipe and making it more healthy. It also has a variety of textures which I really like! hope you enjoy! Recipe: Ingredients: 130g can of tuna chunks 3/4…

A platter for two

So a couple of weeks ago I made this wonderful platter of foods to share with Jonas alongside my lemon iced tea. Both of us really enjoyed it and I kept meaning to post it here so you can see what I made it of. If you want a more in depth post about platters…

Recipe: Colorful and Light Arugula Salad

This is the perfect light summer salad. I absolutely love arugula (thanks to my mom for introducing it to us when we were little) and have been wanting to make some salads based entirely around this wonderful leafy green. This salad is bursting with flavor and has a great combination of textures. It’s peppery from…