Superfood Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Right now I can’t get enough of the mood boosting benefits of cacao. I am putting it in everything! πŸ™‚ The benefits are so huge, I’ve written a whole blog post on them. Pop the superfood into a smoothie and you’ll soon feel the mood-boosting and energising benefits. Ingredients Almond milk – 1/3 of the…

Cacao Powder – The Superfood

You can’t beat the mood boosting properties of chocolate but if you are trying to eat a healthy diet and lower your intake of sugar, chocolate appears to be a forbidden food which is just depressing and definitely not boosting our moods. However my beautiful friends, there is a solution, and it comes in the…

Colourful Clothes – Colourful Life

I love all the seasons, by the time one is coming to an end, I’m already looking forward to the next one. Each season can be so beautiful if we remember to look up from our little worlds once in a while. However, one of the depressing things about the season of Winter for me…

Detox Matcha Protein Smoothie

I do love my green smoothies. This recipe has protein powder and matcha green tea in it so it makes a wonderful filling and nutritious breakfast power smoothie that will keep you going all morning πŸ™‚ The matcha tea also creates this lovely froth πŸ™‚ Ingredients Milk of your choice – fill up the smoothie…

Warm Vegan Salad

This salad is proof to us meat eaters that you don’t need meat to enjoy a good protein filled meal and provides a perfect recipe for #meatlessmonday or #veganuary. Simple to make but full of delicious flavours, this salad has warm ingredients meaning you can enjoy it no matter what the weather is doing outside!…

Mood Boosting Chocolate Porridge

Happy Monday peeps! Apparently it’s blue Monday today and in the UK, most of us woke up to yet another wet and dreary January day 😦 In order to beat #bluemonday… I had mood-boosting chocolate for breakfast and it worked a treat! I used organic cacao powder for my chocolate hit due to the additional…

Matcha Green Tea – How to Make it Properly

I am a big lover of the antioxidant powerhouse; MATCHA GREEN TEA. So much so, that I wrote a blog post on the many benefits which you can find hereΒ πŸ™‚ When I first tried making it I was making it in a mug (as you would a normal cuppa) and stirring it with a teaspoon…

Peanut Butter, Banana & Honey Crumpet Stack

Crumpets are a favourite in most houses πŸ™‚ Stack them with peanut butter, banana and a drizzle of honey and you’ve got a winning breakfast or brunch combo πŸ˜€ Ingredients – per person 2 crumpets – these were Warburton crumpets 1 banana 3 tbsp peanut butter 2 tbsp honey 1 tsp freeze dried strawberries Directions…

The Fruit Bowl Ritual Β 

I feel like I’ve really got my shit together when I have a perfectly full and colourful fruit bowl πŸ˜‰πŸ‹πŸŠπŸŽπŸ₯ I feel as though I am on top of my healthy eating game πŸ‘ŒΒ and after the festive season and being a little more relaxed with the amount of chocolates, cookies, crisps and dips I’ve eatenΒ πŸ˜‹…

Green Detox Smoothie

I’m having a green detox smoothie for breakfast πŸ˜‹Β I’m still fighting off this cold πŸ’ͺΒ It will not get the better of me πŸ™‚ Ingredients Almond milk (1/3 of the smoothie cup) 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 Pack’d detox smoothie pack; (spinach, kale, Apple, pineapple, ginger, lemon, spirulina, chlorella, wheatgrass, barleygrass πŸ’š The juice of half…

Chinese 5 Spice & Peanut Butter Chicken Stir FryΒ 

Originally posted on Happy Healthy Tash:
I could eat peanut butter with anything and it’s perfect in a stir fry πŸ˜‹ This dish, (the joy of a stir fry), only takes only a few minutes to make but it’s delicious and you can make it without using packet stir fry mixes which are usually laden…

Immune Boosting Smoothie

If sneezing was an Olympic sport, I’d be winning gold this morningΒ πŸŽ–πŸ˜£ I feel like I’ve got a cold coming on! 😭 So, I made myself a vitamin loaded smoothie for breakfast in the hope that I can keep my immune system in top germ fighting form 🀞 Ingredients Orange juice (fill half of the nutri…

10 Achievable New Year Goals

  Happy New Year! So, if you’re anything like me… you’ve had a lovely Christmas, spent time with family and friends and overindulged in rich, processed, sugary foods and hit January feeling like a very bloated and lethargic version of your normal sprightly-selves. 1st January is also the beginning of the onslaught of weight loss…

Overnight Matcha, Chia & Chocolate Oats

Overnight oats just make life so easy in the mornings don’t they! No faffing making nutritious breakfasts… let’s face it, who has time for that?! This recipe is loaded with anti-oxidants, omega fatty acids, protein and vitamins and will provide you with energy for hours but it also has that that indulgent chocolate fix for…

The Health Benefits of Himalayan Salt Lamps

Himalayan salt lamps have gained massive popularity recently due to their amazing health benefits. However, the benefits aren’t just health related, the lamp is a beautiful addition to your home both turned off or on. When they are off, as you can see from the picture on the left they look like beautiful crystals and…

Whitening Toothpaste

There are so many whitening toothpastes out there to choose from, it’s hard to know which one to go for. My absolute favourite is Macleans white & shine toothpaste. It really works guys!! I get comments on how white my teeth are after I’ve been using it for a few days and my teeth just…

The Festive Season & Charitable Giving

I’m feeling well and truly festive as we put our Christmas tree and decorations up at the weekend πŸ™‚ And to top off the festive weekend, we even had snow! SNOW!! It’s very rare that we get snow that actually settles where I live in the South East ofΒ  England but we woke up to…

Perfect Healthier Rocky Road

Originally posted on Happy Healthy Tash:
I’m always trying to improve my recipes and with this one being made regularly in my house, I have plenty of opportunity to master it πŸ˜€ This recipe has mini marshmallows in it but that’s the only refined sugar you’ll find πŸ˜€ and of course, you can leave those…

Bumblezest – Healthy Drinks

You know me well enough to know that if there is something healthy on the market, I want to know about it! And of course, share it with you ❀ If you are on Instagram, you’ll have seen or heard of these drinks as they are simply popping up everywhere. And for good reason! They…

Meatball, Chorizo & Bacon Pasta Sauce

Who loves meaty pasta sauces? We do! πŸ™‚ I use wholewheat pasta when I cook pasta as it has more fibre and a lower GI which means that it doesn’t spike your blood sugar levels as much and you feel fuller for longer. I also find that I don’t get that bloated feeling that I…