Fuel Notes: Salted Caramel Smoothie Bowl

For those days when you want dessert for breakfast. Ingredients: Half Frozen Banana 2 Steamed then Frozen Cauliflower Florets Handful of Spinach 2 Scoops @bodybywild Collagen Whey 2 Pitted Dates 1 tbsp each Yogurt & Oats 5 drops @supashapesa Caramel Sweetener Drops 1 tsp each Maca, Ashwaganda & Baobab (Optional) Water and Ice   Whizz through…

Fuel Notes: Tropical Green Smoothie

The other weekend I finally convinced myself to drive out the few km’s to Tygervalley to visit FRUT to buy frozen fruit in bulk. As a smoothie bowl lover and a person that has a post workout smoothie basically daily, I’m surprised I haven’t done this sooner.I blame my lazy Capetonian bum for thinking that…

Travel Notes: Oporto, Portugal [2019]

I fell in love with Portugal the moment I set foot in Lisbon and traveled to the Algarve in 2016. The fado music, the smells of food, the humble smiles on the locals’ faces, the passionate conversation that seems like a heated argument but isn’t. The natural beauty that at time reminded me of Cape…

Reflect: PBCS & Beyond the Pill Book Review

It’s been close to 6 months since coming off the hormonal contraceptive pill after being on it for over 15 years. And to be honest, it was the probably the best decision I could have made for my body. From being misdiagnosed with peri-menopause to being told that tracking my menstrual cycle is ludicrous and…

Fuel Notes: Flu Smoothie

Disclaimer: not sure whether this will actually help with Flu but drinking it anyway because it can’t be as bad a fizzy drink for breakfast. My body took a beating post race day last week. We ran the Cape town 12 and I pushed hard for an average pace of under 5min/km. I managed it…

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…

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…

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 &…

Fuel Notes: Happy Being Co

The Happy Being Co Launching from the Banting Boulevard brand, The Happy Being Co is a local company on the forefront of innovative collagen health products. They have a range of collagen powders suitable for adding to your drinks and smoothies, or even other healthy treats you can think of. They also created some handy…