Warm Vegetable Salad = Happy Warm Belly!

This is a nice and simple midweek meal; it can be served as a main or as a side dish with your favourite protein. I had mine with a nice warm garlic roll, Its super easy and quick to make!!! (insert) Drool. Ingredients LentilsSweet potatoesPotatoesGreen and red peppersOnionsBroccoliYour favourite herbsMushrooms Directions: Pre-soak the lentils in…

A Simple Pasta Puttanesca or “Spaghetti alla puttanesca” in Italian yo!!

I love this pasta, when I first heard of the dish (In the Lemony Snickets movie, lol) I was intrigued. Olives in pasta? Anchovies in pasta? Sounds salty and delicious.  I have made different variations of this dish over the years, mainly going with what’s in the cupboards. That is the great thing about Italian…

Taking it up a notch, the un-traditional Green Curry because why not.

Curry is one of my favourite dishes of all time. There are so many versions and variations that will make even the fussiest eater happy. You can eat it in summer, winter, hot, cold, with bread, rice, naan or even garlic bread. This is by no means a proper Thai green curry. I took the…

Grilled vegetable wraps from scratch!! cause pre-made just ain’t the same!

I loooove wraps; I love any food you can eat with your hands, dripping with sauce, tasting all those marvellous fresh flavours creating harmony in your mouth. Wraps are so versatile, you can add any sauce or vegetables you like, and it will probably come out great. Let´s get started! Ingredients: For the wraps:3 cups…

Bookworms UNITE! Nik Shares her list of recommended great reads!

I love reading fiction. I have read 27 books since hard lockdown started.  Over the last year or so, I have come to enjoy my new favourite genre of thrillers, they are referred to as ´´Domestic Thrillers´´. These are the type of books where a new family moves into the suburbs. They all seem normal,…

Woman Fitness and weight training : keeping in check with Laraleigh and Nik!

Today I want to talk a bit about fitness, more specifically, weight training. It is something that is still perceived as male dominated. Times are a´changing and we need to open up the conversation. The main goal of this interview for me is to focus on a lot of female-specific questions.The reason for this is…

99 problems and my Depression hasn’t won, my story on coping and living with “The big Sad”

Today I woke up feeling like sh!t so I thought let me write about it now, so that when you feel like shit and you read this, it may help you through a dark day. I have depression and anxiety, I was diagnosed a while ago, five years ago I think, I don´t really remember. …

Easy to make, Easy to store: its Pickled Beets bro!

I love beetroot, it is so yum, it´s a cool color, it jazzes up a salad. All around great veggie. I also enjoy doing things myself, it is not necessarily cheaper, faster OR easier, but for me, it is about being able to say, hey I can do this at home. Pickling beets is really…