I wanted ice-cream for breakfast, but didn't want the calories that came with that so I made fresh Nice Cream instead. Does it deserve a blog post? Hell yes it does! As a vegan, it's so easy to assume that eating for weight loss has to follow a "conventional diet" where carbs are evil and… Continue reading Ice Cream for Breakfast? Yes Please!
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Breakfast of champions when you're feeling iffy? Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl, obvs! I'm trying really hard to be mindful of what I'm eating during Lockdown. Already struggling with disordered eating patterns, it's been very easy for me to resort to old binging habits to cope with my current situation. I recognize this and am being… Continue reading Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl
Well, winter has clearly decided to arrive in Johannesburg and it's brought an insatiable craving for all baked goodies with her. That last part may just be an excuse for me to play in the kitchen during Lockdown, but no one is complaining in my home. After seeing the Banana Bread porn posted all over… Continue reading Simple Vegan French Toast
It's been 12-days since South Africa went into Lockdown, and 3 weeks since my company decided on working from home. To say that things are pretty wild at the moment would be an understatement. My husband and I seem to be taking turns feeling our of sorts this week. We both feel overwhelmed, unproductive and… Continue reading Finding Calm During the Coronavirus Crisis
Possibly the best thing to happen during Lockdown is my overwhelming need to bake again. I mean, skinny jeans are overrated anyway - amirite? So in between smushing my hair up into yet another messy bun and contemplating washing the walls again, I've refined a flapjack recipe to make your fitness coach cry.It's simple to… Continue reading Vegan Rainy Day Flapjacks
Like moms all over South Africa at the moment, we are faced with an unusual challenge because of the Covid_19 outbreak. One that might be scarier to deal with than Makro just after the first case of Coronavirus was announced in SA. That's right, I'm talking about homeschooling during lockdown. If you are like me,… Continue reading Homeschooling Tips for during Lockdown
Social media is going to be the death of me. I can't believe that I had to rage type this, but here we are. Dear South Africa, Do you realise that this lockdown is for YOUR health and safety?So many people are whining that you can't buy smokes or alcohol. People running to flood shops… Continue reading Dear South Africans, Stay At Home
This post has been sitting in the depth of my mind for the longest time. It's the kind of post that you are ashamed to have to write, but one I really need to get out into the open. A post that I realized needed to be written when I found myself hovering over a… Continue reading Let’s Talk Binge Eating Disorder
I stared at the woman reflecting herself back at me in the mirror with resent. I’d spoken so cruelly to myself for so long that I didn’t know how to be kind. I looked at my crooked teeth, my double chin, the dry skin that flaked around my mouth, the deep lines that framed my eyes… Continue reading The thoughts I hide in the stillness
December holidays are coming and peeps are freaking out that they're not bikini ready yet (I know I am). Going into your latest diet just might be to your detriment and here is why. Ditching the winter weight often comes down to the simple formula of burning more calories that you take in. Easy peasy,… Continue reading Weight Loss Mistakes You’re Making