Easy Homemade Weeknight Meals

Lucy and I have been super busy lately. I've been settling into my new job and she's been working long hours. The last thing either of us want to do is spend 45 minutes cooking to eat at 8pm. We both want to eat as soon as we're home, and want to avoid snacking while … Continue reading Easy Homemade Weeknight Meals


Four Warming Salads for Winter

Happy February! January was supposed to be all about healthy eating and I tried to eat healthy, sort of. I was mainly focused on getting through the month... recovering from Christmas and jet lag, getting back into a routine, job hunting, and surviving work. You'll be please to know that one of my New Year's … Continue reading Four Warming Salads for Winter

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Work/School

I used to be a "soup and crackers for lunch" person, but now that I commute to an office job I need to prepare my lunchbox the night before so I can grab it and go in the morning. Most days, I take my lunch break and sit in the canteen with my co-workers, but … Continue reading Healthy Lunch Ideas for Work/School


My Fitness Journey: Exercises that work for me, and those that don’t

Another new topic on my blog! This is a long post (so grab a cup of tea), but I hope it can offer some tips and inspiration regarding the overwhelming world of fitness. The take-away message is that fitness is personal and a constantly evolving journey. What once worked for your body might not work … Continue reading My Fitness Journey: Exercises that work for me, and those that don’t


Confession and a New Direction

Whoever came up with the saying 'have your cake and eat it too' is a filthy liar. There are some big changes coming to my blog, and you may have noticed that I've already gone for a different style. I'm optimistic that they are good changes, but I wanted to take this week's post to … Continue reading Confession and a New Direction


Blueberry and Raisin Bran Muffins

I opted for a healthier treat this week and adapted a bran muffin recipe from Broma Bakery to make two versions — blueberry and raisin. These muffins are made with buttermilk and coconut oil, and they are a perfect snack when microwaved for 10 seconds with a bit of spread and a drizzle of honey. … Continue reading Blueberry and Raisin Bran Muffins


Baked Banana Oatmeal Bites

I've been trying to get back on track with healthy eating following an indulgent Christmas season. There is always time for treats, yet my waistline tells me now is not that time. But, healthy eating doesn't mean I need to forgo baking! This week I tested out a recipe from Netmums  called 'banana flapjacks', but … Continue reading Baked Banana Oatmeal Bites