What it is:
Virgin Coconut oil is extracted from the fresh meat of raw coconuts. It is then cold-pressed, filtered and thus able to retain its classic coconut smell. Ideally, virgin coconut oil should be as clear as water. However, its colour may vary slightly depending on how it is processed.
A few months ago I overslept and woke up late for my usual 07:30 am Pilates class at the gym. I’m so glad I decided to still go and try out the yoga class that was straight after the Pilates. That is when I discovered Megan’s yoga class and I was hooked ever since. She has… Continue reading Get to know my yoga instructor
I’d always wanted to try running, but was intimidated. I was finally inspired to start after seconding a friend while she ran the Comrades Marathon. I went from not running at all to running at least 3 times a week. I pushed myself from huffing and puffing to finish 2km, to running two half-marathons in… Continue reading Running tips for beginners, by a beginner.
Happy New Year, Whoo-hoo! I know it may seem a little late to still be wishing people a happy new year, but this is my first blog post of the year after a two-month break, so I think it would be rude not to wish everyone. I hope 2017 has been treating you all very… Continue reading Vegan Chickpea Curry
Since its holiday time and most of us are traveling or planning to go away for a few days, I thought it would be fun to answer this short travel Q&A, inspired by an article I read in the latest Elle magazine. Your travel heart belongs to? Santorini. Best getaway? Istanbul Your last international… Continue reading Travel Q&A
What it is: Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant; it is part of the ginger family. Turmeric is native to India, requiring a considerable amount of annual rainfall to thrive. It has a warm, bitter taste and is most commonly used as a spice to flavor or colour curries. What it… Continue reading Turmeric
Happy December 2016 everybody, is anyone else just as excited for December as I am? This post has been highly requested after my blog post on switching to natural deodorants. If you have not yet read it, you can read about it hereNatural Deodorants that work Unfortunately, you can’t go from using conventional deodorant to… Continue reading Armpit Detox