So as National Vegetarian Week draws to a close, I thought now was a good time to share my experience of when I turned vegetarian for a month.
After reading hundreds of articles and online posts over the years about the health benefits of a vegetarian diet, I decided to give it a go to see what all the fuss was about – and also if I could actually stick to it for a whole month!! Some may think pssshttt what’s she making a deal about, it’s easy peasy! But being half Greek-Cypriot, where meat has always come as pretty standard with every meal in our household, this was definitely a challenge! Continue reading “The month I turned vegetarian…”
Okay so it’s not quite the first day of Christmas, but it’s the 1st December, and however much of a scrooge you are, Christmas-time is just around the corner! Continue reading “On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me… a low-calorie Mulled Wine recipe!”
Intermittent fasting, one of the most highly debated lifestyle choices in the health and fitness industry right now, but what really is all the fuss about? I gave it a go for a week to discover exactly that! Continue reading “The week I tried Intermittent Fasting…”
With the Bank Holiday weekend right around the corner, you’ve probably tried to squeeze in as many plans as you absolutely possibly can, because hey – it’s a WHOLE extra day, why the hell not!? Continue reading “My hot picks this Bank Holiday”
Water, protein powder, shake it up, drink. Water, protein powder, shake it up, drink. Water, protein powder, shake it up, drink… ever get bored of the same old cycle? I keep getting asked what I eat/drink post-workout and my choice of protein powder etc so thought I’d share with you my favourite post-workout routine.
It really depends on what time you choose to do your workout to be honest. If you’re up early in the morning working out before breakfast, it really makes so much more sense to eat a protein-rich breakfast, rather than just downing a protein shake on-the-go. Don’t forget to include some healthy fats too though, they’re not the enemy! Continue reading “Choco banana shakin’”
Brunch, my absolute favourite meal of the day… ever! Okay so it’s not technically a meal, a bit of breakfast, bit of lunch, jumble it together and there you have it! But it honestly makes my weekends feel complete (even if it is just me making it at home!) Anyway I thought it was about time I shared with you my some of my favourite brunch spots, kicking it off with: No. 1 – Brickwood Coffee & Bread in Tooting market. Continue reading “Brunch spot #1: Brickwood Coffee & Bread”
What? Balance Festival
When? 12 – 14 May 2017
Where? Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch London
Last weekend Balance Festival opened its’ doors to an ocean of fitness fanatics, health foodies and some really fantastic brands! So, I took one for the team, and dragged myself along… kicking and screaming…. Ha! I’m kidding, I absolutely LOVED it!! But for those of you who couldn’t make it, here’s a little taster of my favourite bits, so you can make sure you don’t miss out next year! Continue reading “Getting that Balance…”