Detox Day 1 – FRUIT!

I love fruit, all fruit, all day..I will happily eat fruit instead of a meal (ok maybe not a choccy biscuit but there ya go, that’s life!) So I figured today would be MY day, it would be easy! I started the day with a fruit salad, yummy! Grapefruit, pear, apple, orange, strawberries, perfect I…

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…

Now I don’t wanna be no Kim Kardashian but.. #squats

I’m working on my booty and abs – these two body parts have been the weakest since FOREVER. I mean I am honestly known by people for thinking I just was not born with abs 😛 and once a guy asked me if I had a nice ass and to describe it (online dating people,…

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 #4 : Oranges

Oranges They’re packed with vitamin C, folate, and fiber, and since they’re nearly 90 percent water, they’ll also help you meet your daily fluid needs (skimping on your fluid intake can leave you feeling fatigued). Vitamin C Oranges are best known for their vitamin C, and for good reason: vitamin C helps to support the…

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…

Reap the rewards

So I am nearly 22 weeks & this last week I have been exhausted with backache that has literally crippled me! I have never felt so unlike myself or demotivated at life. However I have kept up with my light workouts 3 times a week & swimming / jogging 5 times & I can see…

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…