Pizza wrap

Thin based pizzas are my ultimate fave, so I immediately jumped on the band wagon when the trend for pizza wraps or ‘Fizzas’ began. By swapping the traditional, calorie-heavy base, for a lower calorie wrap, you can enjoy pizza any time without viewing it as a ‘treat’. You can add whatever toppings you like and …

Basic Bitch Beans

If you follow my Instagram, you will be familiar with my obsession with beans. Growing up, beans on toast was a staple meal in my household, but the traditional, ready-made baked beans tend to be full of sugar and additives. However, this doesn’t mean they shouldn’t make the cut. Beans are a great source of …

How your mindset and lifestyle can alter your Genetics

You’ll often hear people using the phrase ‘it’s down to your genetics’, meaning it’s something that was pre-programmed into you as a human, from the moment you were conceived. A basic explanation for anyone that doesn’t know is that we all have a sequential genetic ‘code’ of chemicals that together, built into structural proteins that make …

Hormonal Acne

During the week I was cleansing my face and I noticed two spots on my chin. It got me thinking that these were the first spots that I’ve noticed in a while. I used to stress over getting spots, because as you can see in the pictures below, I had full on acne a few months ago. I’ve …

The Gut-Brain Connection

This is a piece that I’ve been meaning to write for a while. I thought it would be best if I wrote about my experience with mental health first, to add a little bit of context. Again, it’s a bit personal at times, but I have finally gotten to a place where I can openly discuss these topics, in the hope to raise awareness and help …

Bloating: Switching the focus to diet inclusion over exclusion

Bloating and digestive issues seem to be very common amongst young women these days. One thing that most of us tend to forget is that when we eat, the food must go somewhere. It enters and passes along your digestive tract, so it’s only natural that some bloating occurs. Your system gets to work breaking …