food · recipes

RECIPE: SLOW COOKER MOROCCAN CHICKEN + CHICKPEA TAGINE

I absolutely love my slow cooker (okay, slow cookers – we have two!) and have tried to cook just about everything in it (with varying degrees of success). Chicken thighs are one of my favourite things to slow cook as they become super moist and so delicious, presumably thanks to their reasonably high fat content.…… Continue reading RECIPE: SLOW COOKER MOROCCAN CHICKEN + CHICKPEA TAGINE

books · health

BOOK REVIEW: THE MAGNESIUM MIRACLE BY CAROLYN DEAN

As you might have gathered if you’re a regular reader, I’ve been on a health book binge lately and it would appear there is no end to it in sight, so today I’m reviewing yet another one: The Magnesium Miracle by Carolyn Dean. I have quite a few positive things to say about the book as well…… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE MAGNESIUM MIRACLE BY CAROLYN DEAN

life · musings

WHY I DON’T WANT TO HAVE A BABY (ANYMORE)

I feel now more than ever that minimalism is a gift that just keeps giving to more and more areas of my life. I have been able to opt out of the unfulfilling rat race of compulsory consumption and start to live my life in a way that is more content, more grateful and more…… Continue reading WHY I DON’T WANT TO HAVE A BABY (ANYMORE)

food · recipes · sugar free living

RECIPE: NO-ADDED-SUGAR OVERNIGHT OATS

Hello friends! For the next two weeks I’m on holidays from work so I’ll be able to get a bit more rest into my schedule and dedicate some more time to the blog, too! Over the past 9 months or so I have been enjoying having my own little space where I can share my…… Continue reading RECIPE: NO-ADDED-SUGAR OVERNIGHT OATS

books · health

BOOK REVIEW: THE MICROBIOME SOLUTION BY ROBYNNE CHUTKAN

I recently reviewed Sweet Poison here on the blog and since I’m on a huge reading spree when it comes to health-related topics, today I’ll be sharing another gem with you, but one which sees health from a completely different perspective: the gut. I have noticed that there has been a flurry of books published lately…… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: THE MICROBIOME SOLUTION BY ROBYNNE CHUTKAN

food · health · sugar free living

I QUIT SUGAR FOR A MONTH AND DIDN’T GO CRAZY

I’m almost done with my one-month-long sugar-free challenge and it has been so successful that I feel confident in sharing my findings here on the blog with one day still to go. Before I dive into my reflections on my month without sugar, I’ll recap on what exactly was involved in the process. Basically, the…… Continue reading I QUIT SUGAR FOR A MONTH AND DIDN’T GO CRAZY

food · recipes · sugar free living

RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP

Well, friends, my sugar-free quest continues! Today is Day 17 of the challenge and I can honestly say I am feeling great and not missing the sugar at all (after a somewhat rocky start…more on that in a later blog post). The other day I shared on the blog my recipe for beetroot hummus (with a…… Continue reading RECIPE: EASY CASHEW LIME DIP