Phuket and a Baby

Kata Beach at Sunset It has been a while since I blogged between moving apartment, growing a human who is now a Baby Boy called Anraoí and finishing an MBA, there was not enough time to fit it all in. For the past few years, we have gone on holidays in October/November, so sticking with…

Guest Post: Zanna Van Dijk & Protein Pancakes

This weeks guest post is provided by Zanna Van Dijk. Check out her Bio: Hey, I am Zanna! I’m a personal trainer, nutrition consultant and fitness model based in London. I run a fitness blog where I talk about all things health, fitness and nutrition. When I am not instagramming or tweeting, I post video…

Egg Muffins

This week I was strolling around the supermarket in Abu Dhabi and I stumbled on Golden Irish Fresh Free Range Eggs. Needless to say, I stashed a dozen in the basket whilst deciding what to make. A poached egg, fried egg, boiled or an omelette. Then I had a light bulb moment and thought Egg…

Review: Bodytree Studio & Nectar, Abu Dhabi.

“Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh. As the weeks roll into one another I am slowly piecing together all the health & wellness places in Abu Dhabi. My most recent discovery is…

Review: Sushi Art Restaurant, Abu Dhabi

Since moving to Abu Dhabi I am on the hunt for restaurants that offer a nice broad range of healthy foods. I will admit they are as rare as hen’s teeth. Upon reflection South Africa was oozing with health food restaurants tailoring to your dietary needs. This isn’t a bad thing for Abu Dhabi, it…

Raw Cacao, Coconut & Peanut Butter Truffles

“We all eat, and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly”, (Anna Thomas). These delicious treats are extremely quick and easy to construct when that sweet tooth starts misbehaving. They are made of Medjool dates, raw cacao powder, peanut butter, unsweetened desiccated coconut, coconut milk, coconut oil. There is no added…

Raw Bounty Squares

I love the idea of a “Bounty Bar”, mostly because it contains coconut. There is no other reason. This fuelled my attempts to rustle up my own version minus all the added preservatives. I made squares not bars because squares were easier to cut. It is simple as that. You can roll the mixture into bliss balls too…