Last week, I was in Warsaw, Poland on a shoot for work. It terrifies me whenever I have to go to Eastern Europe, as their "vegetarian" options are always... well... "vegetarian". It's almost always some form of potatoes with some other stodgy root veggie. Mashed potato, boiled potato, potato dumplings... In Poland, even the drink of choice, vodka, is made with... POTATOES!! It's like Bubba Gump rattling off...Read More
I've been getting lots of comments from people about how they just don't have the time to start their day healthy. I totally connect with the "THERE'S NOT ENOUGH TIME!" thought - and changing up your morning routine just takes a little bit of practice before you get into a new groove. As someone who used to be a total night person, I've changed my circadian rhythm around so that I'm now actually more of a morning person than a night person.Read More
My BFF from childhood is addicted to Coconut Manna. I reckon it probably ranks as one of the most suspicious is-it-good-for-you-or-is-it-not products on earth. All the ingredients label says is "Organic whole coconut". And the label description says "Coconut Manna™ is a delicious whole food made of pure, dried coconut flesh. This tropical 'melt in your mouth' treat contains 12% fiber, 9% protein and nourishing fats." (™ symbol and bold words are exactly as they are on the label. Haha.)...Read More
Smoothie-WIN!! I've been craving Nutella recently (premenstrual, much?) (TMI, much?) ...but have you read what's on that Nutella label? Ewwwww. It becomes way less appetising with all that sugar, milk powder and unpronounceable chemicals. So I figured I'd make my own out of home-made nut butter and raw cacao nibs. What could go wrong. ...Right?
Turns out this is pretty easy...Read More