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…

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…

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…

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala : The laidback version

Are you craving that indian takeaway but just don’t want to give in? Chicken Tikka Masala is one of those amazing dishes that tastes different at every restaurant you order it. I have yet to meet a version I didn’t like, although some I’ve enjoyed more than others. As I know; far too well at…

Step away from the pickles and icecream! Cravings made healthy!

We have all heard about e the craziest pregnancy cravings from pickles & ice cream to chalk! These cravings are your bodies method of communication – just because you are really craving Brownies with mustard doesn’t mean you should necessarily go ahead and eat that, what it actually means is that your body needs something out…