Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Say whaaat??? Healthy PB cups?? Gimme gimme! ๐Ÿ˜€ Super quick to make and minimal ingredients, you could whip up a batch of these for some healthy protein filled treats this weekend ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients For the chocolate 1 cup melted coconut oil 1 cup cacao powder 1/2 cup honey or maple syrup 3 tbsp. sugar free…

Spinach, Feta & Turmeric Veggie Omelette

You can’t beat the colour you get when adding turmeric to your dishes โค it’s such a warm and inviting colour! This is a lovely warming omelette, perfect for those mornings when you just need a bit more than a rushed bowl of muesli ๐Ÿ™‚ Of course you can also enjoy thisย as a lighter lunch…

Healthy Carrot Cake Muffins

Well it is #nationalcakeweek so why not celebrate with some healthy carrot cake muffins ๐Ÿ™‚ Super simple to make, they make the whole house smell divine and you really can’t tell that they are healthy ๐Ÿ˜€ I actually had one for breakfast this morning with a little Greek yogurt on top ๐Ÿ™‚ Delish! ๐Ÿ˜€ Ingredients…

Avocado & Feta Sweet Potato Toast

All my favourite things in one dish ๐Ÿ˜€ Just be careful when cutting the sweet potato to make the toast slices, I nearly lost a digit ๐Ÿ˜‰ Ingredients – 1 person 1/2 sweet potato 1/2 avocado Handful feta Few cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil Salt & pepper to taste (I always use…

The Health Benefits of Drinking Matcha Tea

Most of us know that there are huge benefits to drinking green tea but there is a newer and better way of drinking this green tea that has so many more health benefits; MATCHA powder.  What is the difference between green tea and matcha powder? They are actually both made of the same plant; Camellia Sinensis…

Pompeii City Break – 3 Day Itinerary

My hubby and I recently spent a wonderful week in Italy…3 days in Pompeii at a gorgeous hotel *Bosco de Medici* (click hereย for my blog post on the hotel) and then the remaining days were spent on the Amalfi coast (with the rest of Italy it would seem lol) ๐Ÿ˜€ August + Italy = BUSY…

Hotel Bosco de Medici – An Oasis near the centre of Pompeii

My hubby and I just came back from a wonderful holiday in Italy. We flew into Naples to spend 3 days in Pompeii and then drove down to Maiori on the Amalfi Coast for our friends wedding. It was a lovely trip and certainly one we will never forget โค Click here for our 3…

Massage – The History & Benefits

Many thanks to Wendy Rooke of Rooke Holistic Therapy for this wonderful guest post, teaching us about the history and benefits of massage… and that reminds me… I’m definitely long overdue one! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Massage: Tried and Tested Over Millennia Massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body, particularly the muscles, for the…

My Favourite Mascara’s for the Wide Awake Look

We all love that wide eyed and bushy tailed look but with so many mascara’s out there to choose from, it can be a long (and expensive) journey to find the perfect one! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ Of course, we could all have eyelash extensions or apply falsies every morning but both of those options are way too…

Delightful Sweet Potato, Lentil & Chickpea Tagine

Looking for a recipe for #meatlessmonday…? Look no further – I’ve got you covered ๐Ÿ˜€ This is a healthy meat free vegan dish that takes 10 minutes to prepare and then cooks in the oven in your tagine or casserole dish for 1-2 hours and it is DELICIOUS! Even meat lover hubby loved it! ๐Ÿ˜€…

Chocolate & Avocado Smoothie Bowl

Love chocolate? Love avocado? Together they made a delicious and nutritious smoothie bowl ๐Ÿ˜€ Ingredients (per person) To make the smoothie: 1 cup almond milk I scoop chocolate protein powder – I usedย Prana Vegan Chocolate Protein Powder 1/2 avocado 1 banana Handful blueberries 1 tbsp. cacao superfood powder – I usedย Natures Heart Superfood Cacao Powder…

The Caversham Rose Pub – A Review & Recommendation

The Caversham Rose is a newly refurbished pub in the heart of Caversham Heights, Reading. It has a huge capacity and has been renovated to an impeccable standard adding a contemporary twist to a traditional pub within a very beautiful building. The vibe is relaxed and there are so many different areas in the pub…