How to loosen your curls naturally

It took me a long time to appreciate my hair and especially my curls. Growing up, I was surrounded by straight hair and thought that it was the female ideal ( thank you stupid fashion magazines ). I thought that my hair was ugly and that I could never do anything with it. It was…

5 Oils for Healthy Hair

The best decision you will make is to ditch chemicals and go organic.  The best way for me to do so, without giving up on my beauty routine, was to switch my drugstore beauty products for  unrefined oils and butters. What I like about oils and natural butters is that you can mix them with your…

The Positive Vibes Playlist

I can’t believe the weekend is already over.  How was yours ? Mine was super lazy ( like many of my weekends ). London was extremely busy on Saturday. The weather sucked ( what’s new really ? ) but central London was jam-packed until early in the morning. I have just finished the last episode…

Veggie Fun Bun

Tonight my best friend is cooking. He is not vegetarian but respects my beliefs and never cooks meat when I am around. He is currently making dinner and it smells delicious. Here is what you’ll need if you too, want to make his famous “Veggie Bun Delight” or “Fun Bun” 2 Whole Wheat Rolls Quorn Chicken 1…

Quick and Easy 5 ingredient Meal

It took me ten minutes, from chopping my peppers and wild mushrooms to constructing my amazing pittas. You will need : Two peppers ( £0.85 – pack of three at Tesco ) A pack of wild mushrooms ( £2.00 – pack of wild mushrooms at Tesco )  A pack of Falafels ( £1.00 – 300g…

10 Tips to become vegetarian

So you’ve decided you want to become vegetarian. You want to stop eating meat and fish but have no idea where to begin. I first considered becoming vegetarian when I was  14 years old. I never really liked meat and would often go long periods of time without having any meat or eggs, and I…

Grocery Shopping when You’re Broke

Today is grocery shopping day for me. I usually don’t have a specific day but I have figured that if I spend money at the beginning of the week on groceries, I will have less money to spend on overpriced coffees and multiple scrunchies. London is super expensive. Not a newsflash to anybody I know,…

10 Songs To Dance To While You Cook

Today I stumbled upon a great article about chefs listening to heavy metal whilst cooking. Not that I consider myself to be a great chef or even a chef at all, but I do enjoy listening to music whilst I cook. I have a strong preference for happy beats and songs that will make me dance…

10 Quick and Easy Portable Healthy Snacks

When I am out, in between breakfast and lunch, I like to have something in my bag or something to snack on. I prefer having a light snack before and after working out to prepare myself for a bigger meal later in the day. Hummus with carrot sticks combo. Pretty standard I know. Hummus also goes…

Should we stop eating carbs ?

Absolutely not. Especially if you are recovering from an eating disorder. I am getting sick and tired of magazines advertising a low-carb or non-carb diet. Your body needs carbs to go on. You need carbs to survive. I am in no way a nutritionist or an expert on the subject but I can tell you…

Why Carrie from Sex and The City ruined my life

I have three best friends like Carrie. I myself have always identified with Carrie for the simple reasons that I’m not addicted to sex, not rich and not very posh like Charlotte. Although I do enjoy the company of men, love art and cherish my cat as much as Miranda, I thought that Carrie’s curly…

Where to buy your Henna ?

Like a lot of you out there, I love my hair and want to protect it. I have always refused to dye/bleach my hair. The craziest color I have had was probably a dark red which I got from mixing two different types of henna. I have been a henna addict for over 6 years now….

Vegetarian Fast Food Options

Heya ! I hope you are all doing okay. I thought I would do something different today. I pride myself on having all my meals home-cooked but I am human after all. I do like me some take away from time to time, especially when I am out drinking with friends and I need food…

Veggie Snacks for Your movie Night

Heya ! The weather in London sucks. I have given up on getting glowing skin and have settled for an amazing movie night. Since I cannot watch a movie without my snacks, I figured I would show you guys some of my favorite healthy veggie snacks. Oven roasted potatoes and sweet potatoes  Super easy to make….

How to quit drinking Sodas ?

Heya ! I hope you are all having a wonderful day. I was looking in my fridge earlier and felt super proud of myself. I have not bought a single bottle of soda in about two months. You ask me : But why ? Well because when I was young(er), I was an avid drinker…

The perfect smoothie

Summer is taking its sweet time here in London. Rain is pouring and my mood keeps swinging. Often mistaken for ice cream, my smoothie will definitely boost your mood and satisfy your craving.   To be happy again, you will need : Frozen mango chunks and frozen raspberries Soy milk or Almond milk ( one cup…

Why do I love lentils so much ?

I do love lentils. I love them in my soup, I love them with my bread and my salads. I love them round, red, green. I even love them over cooked and packed with mustard. As a vegetarian, I have always struggled about eating the right thing and getting enough proteins in. A lentil dish is definitely…

Healthier crêpe recipe ?

To make beautiful savory/sweet crêpes you will need : Almond milk / Soy milk Flour ( I like the Waitrose extra fine sponge flour ) Two or Three organic eggs Sesame Oil or Coconut Oil Salt / Agave Syrup Step one : The Big Meet and Greet Grab your lovely mixing bowl and add around…