Fuel Notes: Recovering from a Binge

It happens to all of us. We let go a little bit for a special occasion (and rightly so!) and then a week later we’re still munching on all the leftover pastries, marshmallows and cake. Cake for breakfast, yay! Cake everyday for breakfast, my poor belly. We then tend to wait for the next Monday…

Reflections: Turning 30

Notes on some lessons I’ve learnt in life so far. On Life Don’t regret or resent your hardships. It builds your character and provides a potential foundation for a strong work ethic. Travel as much as possible. Commit to it. Book it. Stand up for your beliefs, respectfully. Having a dog will change your life….

Restaurant Notes: Nourish’d

Almost missed this humbling, beauty of a breakfast spot the first time I visited but word got out amongst the Cape Town Fitness community and it had to be tried. Gems like Nourish’d deserves to be visited and supported often. My first visit was accompanied by long conversations with a friend to the point where…

Nourish

Part 2 inspired by the Lorna Jane Active Living Diary Food glorious food. The source of many moments of joy and anxiety for I bet many of us.  Getting to the point of being comfortable with your eating habits and eating intuitively to suit your body and soul’s needs is difficult BUT it is possible….

Recipe: Decadent Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie

With Easter around the corner and PMS is my life right now, I’m craving loads of chocolate. This Smoothie Bowl is a great alternative. Half frozen banana Half cup frozen Raspberries (extra for topping) 1 tsp Maca 1 tsp Psylium Husks 2 tbsp Cacao Powder 1 cup Almond Milk Handful Spinach 2 scoops vanilla protein…

Food Notes: Jonkershuis

We celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary today at this beautiful estate. Starting off sharing the Angry Beef Samoosas, fresh and crispy served with delicious curried pineapple. For mains hubby had the roast lamb with cauliflower, glazed carrots and roast potatoes. A good helping for a grown man and absolutely delicious. I had the Chicken Curry…

Food Notes: The Wild Fig

What a hidden gem. And thanks to the Entertainer for helping us find it. Freshly Baked Farmstyle Bread to start off with, followed by sharing the Camembert with hubby. The camembert was refreshlingy done different (no crumbs!) Baked, and served with the sweetest figs, Almonds and Crusty Bread. A must try. For dinner, I had…

Recipe: Tropical Egg White French Toast + Pine with a Kick Smoothie

Do you like Pina Coladas? EARWORM for the day planted! I was in such a happy mood returning from the knee doc the other day (he cleared me for low impact exercises from next week!), I felt like celebrating with a tropical brunch for one.  Tropical Egg White French Toast Ingredients: 1 Egg White 1…

Food Notes: Happy Culture Kombucha

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a variety of fermented, lightly effervescent sweetened black or green tea drinks commonly intended as functional beverages for their supposed health benefits. *Thanks Wikipedia Why do I drink Kombucha? Because I’m sobercurious and need a replacement for beer! All jokes aside though, sometimes I just crave ice cold bubbles and Kombucha…

Recipe: Green Protein Smoothie

Tested out a new smoothie recipe while on recovery from knee op. I wanted a high protein smoothie to assist with muscle maintenance. It includes a lot of ingredients but definitely essentials for good gut health and recovery. 0.50 cup Frozen Bananas 0.50 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk 1 cup Water 1 tbsp Hemp Seeds, ground…