Homemade yoghurt

Posted on December 24th, 2015

Yoghurt, ah my dear yoghurt. I really do love yoghurt. Over the past year and a half yoghurt has become a staple part of my diet and will almost always appear at my breakfast table. Since my family uses so much yoghurt I thought I’d try my hand at making some of my own. My read on ..

Vanilla and cinnamon chia pudding with berry coulis

Posted on December 20th, 2015

I’ve been experimenting with chia seeds and have been trying to come up with a whole lot of new recipes. This version is vanilla and cinnamon flavoured and topped with berry coulis. Mix together 50g chia seeds, 1 cup of milk, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Spoon the mixture read on ..

Berry Chia Pudding

Posted on December 13th, 2015

When I first began blogging about health I started following many other health bloggers for inspiration. After scrolling through countless Instagram accounts of the likes of @flourishinghealth and @vanillacrunch I came to the realisation that no blog could be considered worthy of ‘health status’ without the presence of a few hundred posts on chia pudding read on ..

Apple, cinnamon and seed oats

Posted on October 18th, 2015

Oats naturally lower cholesterol and are high in fibre and vitamin B making them a fantastic superfood. This makes them the perfect breakfast to kick start your day. I have decided to do a little spin on the usual porridge. My version is packed with superfoods and nutrients and incorporates natural sweeteners so that you read on ..

Overnight oats

Posted on July 1st, 2015

Don’t have time in the mornings to spend making breakfast? Overnight oats are the perfect solution for you! You can prepare these the night before or even prepare a lot for the week. They are also very simple to make and don’t require a lot of ingredients.   How? In a bowl mix together 2 read on ..

Orange and Cinnamon Pancake Stack

Posted on June 21st, 2015

After seeing countless food blogs post their gorgeous photos entitled ‘Pancake Sunday’ I have finally created my own! These pancakes are based on polenta and oats and have delicious flavours of orange and cinnamon sneaking through. Ingredients pancakes 1/2 cup oats 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 egg 1/2 cup read on ..

Banana Waffles

Posted on February 4th, 2015

These started out as an experiment but ended in a truly delicious breakfast! They really were yummy and another healthy option to add to your breakfast repertoire.   Ingredients 1 banana 2 eggs 1 cup oats 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla essence Method  Beat the banana and eggs. Add the oats, cinnamon and vanilla. read on ..

Red Cappuccino

Posted on January 21st, 2015

As someone who enjoys spending time with people, chatting about how they really are and connecting on a deeper level, I find myself in a coffee shop situation on a regular basis. I have never really given coffee a chance, immediately turned off by the ‘evil’ caffeine. I would usually have a hot chocolate while read on ..

Homemade Muesli

Posted on December 7th, 2014

So my dad is a big muesli man and eats it pretty much everyday for breakfast. I have never been a huge fan of muesli as I have always heard of how bad it is for your health. While most people believe that they are choosing the healthier option when they eat muesli they are read on ..

summer. sunlight. strawberries.

Posted on November 22nd, 2014

Waking up to the sounds of chirping birds as the sunlight pours in through my window is the most beautiful part of my day. I step outside into the new day as the gentle warmth of the recently risen sun wraps itself around my skin like a friendly hug. As we draw nearer to the read on ..