SELF CARE : WHY IT’S IMPORTANT AND WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

SELF CARE : WHY IT’S IMPORTANT AND WHAT YOU NEED TO DO TO LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE

Self-care is becoming an increasingly important topic in the world of health. As our healthcare systems become more and more strained, it’s up to us as individuals to make sure we do what we can to help. Self-care is one way you can do this and involves many principles you should already be following to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. Read more about the importance of self-care and what you need to do below.

BLONDILOX – REVIEW – #BLODILOXYOURBOWL

BLONDILOX – REVIEW – #BLODILOXYOURBOWL

If you have not already seen Blondilox scattered across your Instagram. Then well my friend you are following the wrong people. Blondilox or in human form know as Laura are bringing excitement to your breakfast bowl. So move over boring supermarket brands, with their packs of microwaveable grule. As here we have a company stirring up the porridge game allowing, you to custom create your own porridge varieties. Cool right?! This chic new brand was born out of Laura’s own health journey and rediscovering her love for breakfast and oats….

ONE POT PASTA RECIPE

ONE POT PASTA RECIPE

There are those nights when the thoughts of cooking of meal is a chore. This is the time when we are most likely going to turn to bad foods. Something easy something quick. Well yesterday was a long day and last night I really did not feel like cooking. However I still wanted something nice. healthy and filling. I didnt want to have to turn to the likes of just eat. The other problem is I havent done a weekly shop yet so my cupboards and fridge were looking bare….

MACA CHOCOLATE CHAI PUDDING

MACA CHOCOLATE CHAI PUDDING

I have never been a morning person. I have certainly never been a breakfast person. For most of my life I have skipped breakfast. However now I know and understand that breakfast is most certainly the most important meals. Especially now I jog every morning, I actually come home hungry. However I wanted to find something a bit more excited. I have forever heard about chai pudding. I have baked with chai seeds, made energy bars and overnight oats. Yet never made the elusive pudding. I think its a great…

SMOKED PAPRIKA HAKE WITH BEANS AND SPINACH

SMOKED PAPRIKA HAKE WITH BEANS AND SPINACH

Fish is one of my favourite things to eat. Its light, its fresh and it have amazing health benefits. Fish to me is the best when I am in the middle of a fitness regime. Its provides a nutritious and filling dinner or a nice light lunch. There are so many different fishes out there and so much you can do with it. For some reason I have always been scared about making fish. I am not sure why, maybe I am worried about overcooking or under cooking. I also dont…

MACA CHOCO COCO BITES RECIPE

MACA CHOCO COCO BITES RECIPE

I am a sucker for nibbling and grazing, as well as something sweet. So I needed to try and come up with some recipes, that would sort these habits out in a healthy way. I came up with some Maca choco coco bites. I love eating coconut in the summer, it transports me to somewhere where I wish I could be. Then coconut mixed with chocolate always reminds me of my childhood, my nana would always have them snowballs where the gooey marshmallow is covered in chocolate and coconut. Plus…

SUMMERDOWN MINT CHOCOLATE PUDDING RECIPE

SUMMERDOWN MINT CHOCOLATE PUDDING RECIPE

Recently I was lucky enough to receive some tasters of Love Cocoa chocolate. A new company that is designed for next day through the door chocolate delivery. The brains behind the company is no other than the great great great grandson of Cadbury’s, so the standard are high. In the dark chocolate range there is one of my favourite flavours. Mint. Not just any mint but made with fresh British Summerdown mint. I must say it tastes divine. I wanted to create a delicious indulgent dessert, so I could enjoy…

EARL GREY OVERNIGHT OATS RECIPE

EARL GREY OVERNIGHT OATS RECIPE

I have loved the idea of overnight oats for a long time, but I have found the recipe hard to perfect. Not only that but I have been trying to find a flavour combination that is original and exciting. The other day I was experimenting with Love Cocoa’s yummy chocolate selection.  I thought to myself this could make the most incredible. overnight oats. Earl grey overnight oats. I adore a sweet breakfast as you all know, and of course breakfast goes best with a brew. Earl Grey is a flavour that brings…

WHY CYCLING IS BETTER THAN RUNNING

WHY CYCLING IS BETTER THAN RUNNING

Recently I have invested in some bikes, as there is nothing I love more on a nice summers day than a quiet bike ride in the country along with  picnic. However that is not the only reason I made this purchase. It is mainly because I think that cycling is better than running. My friend is a keen runner, and can go on forever whilst I tend to lag behind. For as long as I can remember I have had a problems with my knees. It is said to be…

CUCUMBER AVOCADO FETA SALAD RECIPE

CUCUMBER AVOCADO FETA SALAD RECIPE

This salad combines mine and my partners favourite things, he is cucumber mad, I love feta and we are both a big fan of avocado. I whipped this up the other day after we came back from a long bike ride, we really needed a pick me up before dinner time. This was the perfect thing it was light and refreshing, just what we needed to cool us down and fill us up. This cucumber avocado feta salad can be used in so many ways, a light lunch or snack,…