Blood Sugar Balance: Lunch

Lunch is a very important meal. Whether you are on the go, at work, studying or at home, it can often be difficult to find the time to fix a healthy lunch, or even to have the meal at all. Often this makes for quick fixes and snacking, such as grabbing high carb options such as…

Blood Sugar Balance

At every meal and snack.time, it is really important to consider food choices in terms of blood sugar balance. Consuming high sugar foods, such as pasta, bread, cereals, sugary snacks and confectionery and crisps, provides a quick burst of energy, but also a spike in blood sugar, because of the negative impact this exerts on…

Karen Millen for 2 Pounds

Charity (or thrift store if your across the pond) shopping is such an amazing way to buy beautiful, good quality clothing for great prices. I have been a big fan for a long while, and find it fun to set challenges for finding the best things for the best price. Yesterday, delightedly, in a local charity shop,…

Fitness Fun at the Gym

I am very passionate about keeping fit. Last year I joined my local gym, and stated to engage with the different equipment and exercises there. This was a new experience for me, having never been a gym member before, and I have loved every minute. It is such a rewarding and enjoyable experience to exercise and…

A Graduation Outfit

It’s that time of the year when graduations are taking place, and many hard working students are preparing to mark the momentous occasion with friends and family. Whether you are a graduand yourself, preparing to receive your degree and handshake, or a family member attending, this is a very exciting time. 2013 was a big year…

A Tasty Breakfast Blend

This morning I made a quick and nutritious breakfast blend. It is a wonderful gluten and dairy free, and also vegan friendly and grain free. It literally takes a couple of minutes to rustle up, and here is the recipe below: Ingredients 1 avocado 1 banana 1 cup of coconut milk 1 table spoon of…

Wedding: My Make Up and Hair

Weddings can be very expensive things, but there are many options for people looking to do things more efficiently and cost effectively. One thing I personally decided to do was to do my own make up and hair. I am no make up artist, but here is what I did for my own special day: I…

Huevos Rancheros

For lunch today, I made my husband and I a tasty Mexican inspired lunch, “Huevos Racheros”. This is really simple to make, and is absolutely delicious. Ingredients 1 – 2 eggs (per person) 1 medium red onion, chopped 2 large fresh tomatoes, chopped 1/4 cup of mushrooms, chopped 1 tablespoon of cumin 1 tablespoon of…

Pina Colada Porridge (Oatmeal) and a Dress from Uttam Boutique

Earlier this year I had the great experience of celebrating our wedding anniversary in historic and picturesque Canterbury, England. Going on holiday is always exciting, but it can make eating healthy harder. Here below is a nourishing and tasty little breakfast / snack I devised while away that can be made up in your hotel room….

Dark Chocolate Sweet Potato Mousse

Wouldn’t it be nice if one could enjoy a decadent, rich and delicious chocolate dessert with zero guilt? Impossible? I am here to tell you, my friends, such things can and do exist. Here is a simple, nourishing and tasty recipe that will blow your taste buds away. It is gluten and dairy free, suitable…

Brilliant Broccoli

Broccoli.  It’s bright green, bushy, and a super food. In my experience, people either love it or hate it. This has prompted me to write this post. Why eat broccoli? What is it good for, and what can I do to make it more exciting? First let me begin my telling you some things you…