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Salsa prepared me for the world

Salsa prepared me for the world

I decided to start salsa with the intention of being able to indulge in my femininity, having neglected it for some time as a defence mechanism. I have achieved this goal and gained far more than what I bargained for, for salsa has truly opened […]

Honey Nut Glazed Gem Squash

Honey Nut Glazed Gem Squash

The count down to the festive season is on, in fact, I have already heard Christmas songs playing in restaurants and shops. Two of my favourite foods in December are nuts and dried fruits because they are sold in many different flavours. Last year I […]

Creating meaningful and successful New Year’s Resolutions

Creating meaningful and successful New Year’s Resolutions

Most people sabotage their New Year’s Resolutions through inadequate planning and adoption of the wrong attitude. With weight loss and increased finances being the most common goals, people tend to be left disheartened when such goals are miserably failed. If anything, people end up finishing […]

Do you have to give up your femininity to be a weightlifter?

Do you have to give up your femininity to be a weightlifter?

Femininity/masculinity division can be perceived from two points of view; appearance and action. They are substantially different yet influential and linked. My femininity is challenged on a day to day basis so let me explain why those who only see masculinity in myself, and other […]

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte

I am so grateful we have had proper summer weather this year, for it has heightened my excitement for autumn and winter. I love October simply for the pumpkin treats and treasures, though this year there has been quite a lack of such seasonal foods […]

Warm Pumpkin Chia Pudding

Warm Pumpkin Chia Pudding

It is pumpkin season, my absolute favourite! I am a little disappointed this year with the lack of seasonal pumpkin products, particularly in the diary section, but nonetheless it gives me an even better reason to make my own pumpkin creations. I love this chia […]

Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Sometimes simple is better than fancy, posh, complicated or anything else similar of the sort. Simple is good because it forces you to appreciate all that you have, which at times can seem like little, but in a bigger perspective is actually quite a lot. […]

Social media: a platform for oversharing or a platform for enhancing progression?

Social media: a platform for oversharing or a platform for enhancing progression?

There are three broad groups of people in the relation to social media:- Those who post regularly; Those who use social media to observe others but rarely, if ever, post themselves; and Those who do not concern themselves with social media whatsoever. I proudly fall […]

Paleo Gingerbread Doughnuts

Paleo Gingerbread Doughnuts

I have not baked in a long time. I am talking months, I think I went overboard with the bars being sold for charity that I killed it a little bit for myself. You most certainly can have too much of a good thing. Nonetheless, […]

Basil & Fennel Ratatouille

Basil & Fennel Ratatouille

My colleague very kindly gave me some vegetables home-grown from her garden, therefore, I had to ensure that I made something very special from them. I wanted something hearty and filling but not calorific. Wallah, I give you ratatouille! It is already paleo so there […]