Detox Day 2 – VEG!!

Erk, what can I say? Veg, the bane of my life – well ok, a bit dramatic but you get the drift! I really am a fruit person or a sweet person at least, I mean if you offer me a chocolate cake or a scone am gonna hands down take the chocolate cake! So back…

Recipe: Chicken, Cheese & Broccoli Soup

Fall is officially here, and as those cold days breeze on in there is nothing like a healthy hot soup to fill you right up! There is so much flavour in this soup you will be wanting seconds!! Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter 1 cup all-purpose flour 11 cups water 3 cubes chicken stock 3 chicken breasts-…

Pregnancy Powerfoods #3: Bananas

Bananas They are a fruit we are introduced to as a child. A fruit that can be used in so many recipes from sweet to savoury, healthy to not so healthy 😉 -> But why are they good for you? Bananas are rich in potassium and offer quick energy to fight off pregnancy fatigue. They’re also easy…

Pregnancy Powerfoods: #2 Dried Beans & Lentils– Recipe

Dried Beans & Lentils They don’t sound too appetising right? But with all the goodness in these little things, we should really try and include them in our pregnancy diet. There are so many ways to incorporate them so hopefully 1 will tickle your fancy. Why? All women need 10 extra grams of protein a…

Pregnancy Powerfoods: #1 Broccoli – Recipe

Broccoli  I am not a lover of anything green or anything vegetables. In fact I will avoid them at all costs if at all possible. However, broccoli is one of those power foods, perfect for the mum to be!  (Darn it 😉 ) Why? It’s not only packed with nutrients that are necessary for a…

Recipe: Beat the headaches, healthy carb snacks!

People often think you cannot eat hummus when pregnant due to the bacteria Listeria, however if you make the hummus from home it can be absolutely fine & is a perfect healthy snack. Also it’s real quick too 🙂 As I headed  into my 3rd trimester I noticed the dreaded headaches were back, I did…

New Mums – New Baby – New Body!

I have quite a few friends who are recently new mums & after a while they all have a similar thing they really want to conquer – their bodies. They want to start to feel like them again, however how do you make the time with a little one who wants their Mamma’s attention? I came…

Summer Sunday Lunch

So here in Cyprus the temperature is climbing & the time for those yummy Sunday lunches are gone, but with a weekend worth celebrating I really needed ( and craved 😉 a lovely filling dinner. So I came up with Summer Sunday Lunch My boyfriend is chicken obsessed; due to the gym; so it had…

NewPost: Second Trimester Workout: Cardio

The Walking Workout *Walk on a fairly flat route at a speed so that you’re exercising at an intensity that’s about 50 percent of your best effort. Go for 10 minutes. *Next, find a hill that’s no steeper that what looks like 45 degrees (compared to a flat surface). For 10 minutes walk up the…

New Post: Second Trimester Workout: Strength

 This trimester I am feeling so much more energised. Remember throughout our work out we should never hold our breath or be out of breath – this would elevate our blood pressure which isn’t good. Bent-over Y raise SETS: 2 REPS: 8 *Instead of lying down, perform the movement in a bentover position. *Raise your…

Craving Salty & Sweet? I have the perfect recipe

Do you need refeshing? Do you crave salt and sweet and just cant cure it? Try this ice-cream recipe – you don’t even need a ice-cream recipe & I can confirm it is yummmyy!!! Ingredients: This recipe calls for an ice cream maker. To serve a similar version without an ice cream maker, blend all…