The Fit Foodie Holiday Gift Guide for 2019

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Somehow Christmas has rolled around again. It seems like just yesterday when I was picking out things for last year’s gift guide. This year has just flown to say the least. Let’s be honest here, Christmas time can be stressful at the best of times. And gift selecting is pretty high on my list of…

How to beat the 3pm snaccident

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If losing weight is your goal, hear this: you will not do it through starvation, obsessively counting calories or just wishing that magically a few kilos might fall off. You know the drill: move more, eat well, sleep 8 hours and repeat. While it can be frustrating to look at it as a sustainable lifestyle change…

Celebrate World Porridge Day with these delicious recipes

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So it’s safe to say that oats have come a long way from its humble beginnings as a sloppy breakfast with some honey on top for good measure. Now we have a multitude of creations with turmeric, choc chips and of course toppings galore gracing our Insta feeds every day. It’s only fair that porridge…

After every winter, spring…

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always comes.Always.But my life’s progression to “spring” was blocked by an awful behemoth in my path–and I could see glimpses of this thing titled “spring”, but I couldn’t get there. So it has been a long, long winter, and I have been away from here …

Adaptogens 101 + a Warming Mushroom Elixir Recipe

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So amongst the turmeric, moringa and various other superfoods, adaptogens have made their way into the spotlight this year (hey we picked it). Bragging rights aside, adaptogens have some pretty cool benefits and also make an amazing hot chocolate (if you haven’t had reishi and cacao powder together yet then get on it). So we asked…