Hellooooooo Christmas! (wtf how is 2017 nearly over!!?)
And also a hello to lots of food, lots of drinks and LOTS of fun spent with friends & family!
Now, lets just all take a moment to appreciate all of the delicious food we have eaten over the past few days (or weeks if ya know what I mean…Christmas parties, lunches etc). One of my biggest achievements over the last 12 months has been improving my relationship with food so I want to jump right on in to my very first (and what I would consider most important of all) tip:
1 – APPRECIATE THE FOODS YOU HAVE EATEN. ENJOY THEM! (more…)
Ahh America…the land of the free!
I’ve been a little (ok, a lot) quiet on the blog front lately because I’ve been traveling around America for the last 3 months! It’s been an amazing experience and I’ve definatly managed to tick quite a lot of bucket list items off! Needless to say, every day or 2 I get messages from people asking questions which I LOVE because I wish I had of thought to ask MORE questions to people before we left so that some things weren’t a shock…but you know what they say, you do your best learning when you’re thrown in the deep end!
Anyway, obviously I can’t cover everything in one post, there will be many to come that will cover the main areas we have been but I thought I would start off with my top 20 hints & tips, and just a few weird things in general that we have come across!
Also, some of our hints for apps to use, grocery stores to keep an eye out for etc. (more…)
Omg you guys this is actually amazing!! I’m getting a little bit sick of chocolate protein as I’ve had a bit of an overload the past few months, so this is a refreshing change away from the standard ‘berries, spinach and chocolate’ smoothies.
A delicious, protein and healthy fat packed smoothie perfect for breakfast or a snack!
4 tablespoons of dessicated coconut
Half a banana (more…)
You all know I’m obsessed with sneaking veggies into ANY meal that I can and these Fajita bowls are no different! You could even leave out the chicken and opt for a Vegan meal choice! Just add some extra mushrooms and maybe even some cabbage and eggplant instead! Super quick, super easy and super yummy! (more…)
My version of a deeeelish carbonara pasta packed with protein from the chicken and quinoa pasta and also a wholeee sneaky bag of baby spinach (that I mix through and trick my boyfriend into eating hehehe)
Oh, and the best bit…it literally takes 15-20 mins depending on how quickly your pasta & chicken cooks!
Your desired serving of gluten free pasta (I use Orgran brand from Coles or your local Organic shop)
2 tablespoons coconut oil (more…)
I love overnight oats! (the organic kind, obvi! Read more about why it’s SO important to eat organic grains here) they are so easy to get a good dose of nutritious carbs, healthy fats and protein for a nourishing meal!
I’m also going to be a little controversial and say I don’t reeeeeally eat overnight oats as a breakfast meal like most people do, but I will explain why & the effects on your body and hormones after the recipe, just in case there are people reading that just want the recipe already!
1/2 cup organic oats (I like Bills organic oats or Woolworths Macro oats)
3/4 cup coconut milk (I love coco-quench from Coles, but you can use any milk you like or even water!)(more…)
Ok, so this might be a little controversial & I know so many people roll their eyes when the health industry pushes eating organic produce…but I want to explain exactly WHY it’s important to eat organic – when you can. And ESPECIALLY with grains.
I’m sure we are all aware of the huge gluten free movement over the last few years. This has reared it’s head due to hundreds of thousands more people showing symptoms of intolerances just in the last 10 years. But why has this happened? (more…)