Fuel Notes: Cape Town Healthy Foodie Spots

Over the last few months I’ve realized that us Capetonians are super spoiled for choice with healthy restauranta and take out options. If you venture on to my Instagram you’ll see that most weekends we eat out and to protect that waistline,  I like to make healthy eating choices most of time. Being in the…

Reflect: Off the Pill Update & Woman Code Book Review

As you may have read recently, I went off the Pill after 15 years of being on it. Looking back now, it was a brave but probably the best thing I could have done for my body right now, in this phase of my life. And no we are not planning to have kids. Ever….

Reflect: DNA Testing 1, 2, 3

Why DNA Testing? After suffering terrible symptoms before my monthly menstruation, countless doctor visits with no clear answers, I decided to educate myself about my body’s composition by going for Nutrigenomic DNA Testing. I was recommend to 3×4 Genetics in Cape Town by a friend and went in for a swab in the mouth to…

Poetry: I choose

I am a woman I chose to not have children this does not make me less than this does not make me greater than I am responsible I am accountable to be happy to be free in my thoughts, my thinking and in the depths of my being I am a woman I chose not…

Fuel Notes: My UCook Experience

The Easter Bunny hopped into my inbox early with a tempting offer this year: a R200 uCook coupon and free NOMU Chocolate products. My chocoholic self convinced me and my husband to finally order a UCook box to test for a week. I’ve always been curious about the service but have never been keen due…

Reflect: The Truth about Abs

Shift from Superficial to Performance Abs. Abs. Abs. One of the most coveted “proof” of being fit in this Instagram perfect world. What. Utter. Bullshit. I want to start off with a little bit of a lecture. I have learnt the heard way that being on this health and fitness journey should be more than…

Sweaty Notes: FIERCE by Chontel Duncan (Sweat App)

After discovering that the Sweat app has improved its user interface and functioning, I was sold on the app and motivated to use it for my 2019 fitness routine. With the latest update, I was delighted to discover two new trainers with new plans on the app. After doing some reading on the SWEAT Support…

Sweaty Notes: Kaskazi Kayaking

My love for the ocean keeps growing as I am becoming more adventurous and putting fear aside. I am healing from a lot that has happened throughout my life and relishing in moving my body, especially while outdoors and preferably with an ocean breeze present. A few weeks ago after an anxiety episode, an acquaintance…

Fuel Notes: Yo Goodness Café

If you live in Cape Town CBD or the Atlantic Seaboard, you are spoiled for choice when opting for healthy, convenience foods or restaurants. After a walk or run on the prom, it’s easy to go off to a market or trendy smoothie bar to ensure that you stick to your health goals. But drive…

Recipe: Triple Black Forest Chocolate Flapjack Stack

When you need a breakfast that chocolate dreams are made of. Ingredients 1️⃣ Banting Boulevard Chocolate Flapjack Premix (I halved the recipe) 2️⃣ Happy Being Co Cocoa Collagen 3️⃣ Antonia’s Peppermint Nut Butter 4️⃣ Eggs (as per premix) 5️⃣ Milk (as per premix) 6️⃣ Vanilla Essence (as per premix) 7️⃣ Yoghurt 8️⃣ Frozen Cherries &…