Food Notes: Snack Bars 2.0

A few months ago I did a post on Snack Bars and it was definitely time to do a second version seeing that there are so many new ones that entered the market in the last few months. If you’re anything like me, I’m always on the hunt for the latest and greatest healthy snacks….

Fuel Notes: Supplements for Beginners

Once you enter the world of fitness, you may as well step into the sphere of supplements too. Supplements are definitely not an essential to your health and fitness journey, but it’s good to have some additional support when you hit a wall, or need that extra push. In this blog post I will give…

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…

Sweaty Notes: Why Invest in a good sports bra

Our coconuts, tatas, knockers, twins, kahunas, boobs, BREASTS! It comes with territory when we’re born and throughout our life they present us with challenges. And one of those challenges are definitely when we start a new training plan, take up running and join that H.i.i.T class. Nobody likes the bounce around, back pain or a…

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…

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…

Sweaty Notes: Bikini Body Guide 1 by Kayla Itsines

From the Archives. A Throwback to April 2016 and my first impression of the Bikini Body Guide by Kayla Itsines.  Please read my current thoughts about BBT at the end.    THINGS I LOVED ABOUT BBG: – The Community. This was my main reason for doing BBG. The support, the motivation, the encouragement. I think Kayla…

Food Notes: 28-Day Healthy eating & Lifestyle Guide by Kayla Itsines

When fitness guru, Kayla Itsines, brought out her food-related, I was keen on seeing what she recommends as balanced eating lifestyle. To this day, I still use some of the recipes in the book for cooking. Definitely a good buy for you recipe book collection. Positives: The books has an awesome design and layout with…

2015: Germany & Summerbreeze

Only In Germany Long ass flights but probably the fanciest planes we’ve ever been on. Qatar had self-adjusting windows which darkened during the day, pretty awesome food and a huge selection of movies and series to watch. Figuring out the trains was fairly easy, busses are a little more complex but you eventually come right…