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…

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: 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…

Recipe: Colourful Cabbage Salad

This is my go to salad, filled with colour of course and loads of yummy ingredients. This recipe was adapted from an Asian salad featured inΒ Women’s Health Magazine but I eventually started adding more ingredients for my own take. For the dressing, I would suggest either a Balsamic Vinaigrette or anything Asian inspired. Feel free…

Food Notes: Snack Bars

If you’re anything like me, you love a good snack every few hours or so. This unfortunately means that we tend to either reach for something blatantly unhealthy if there are no other options available or snacks that are disguised as healthy. Enter Energy Bars. These health bars do have their space on the snack…

Food Notes: One Juice

The One Juice brand is known for their juice detoxes but this review is purely for the taste of their juices. Personally I don’t do detoxes but I do like to add raw pressed juice to my routine as a supplement. During festive times when we tend to indulge or when I am going through…

Recipe: Post Workout Turmeric Smoothie

Tumeric has been making headlines the last while for its natural anti-inflammatory properties. When I’ve had a tough workout, I love having a simple, Tumeric Smoothie to calm and soothe the body. Ingredients: half cup (250ml)Frozen Banana half cup (250ml) Almond Milk 1 tsp Tumeric 1 tsp Ground Ginger 1 tsp Cinnamon 2 Scoops Whey…