Not-so-Naughty Low-FODMAP Bliss Balls

Low-FODMAP Bliss Balls

From one FODMAP-Foodie to the next, when you find a safe (and delicious) protein ball recipe, ultimately you want to share it with the world!  So a few months back as I was trawling Pinterest for some weekly food-prep goodies I stumbled upon Laiken’s blog everydaysimplehealth and her wonderful FODAMAP-friendly & fructose free bliss balls.

Her balls *chuckle* are filled with good fats, proteins, carbs and are free from dates! Hallelujah!

I truly adore protein bliss balls. Reason being is I am a self-entitled lover of dessert, I believe sweets should come after most meals and I do not feel satisfied this desire. However in reality, dessert after each meal is not ideal for any of the following: Continue reading

The Great Yoghurt Debate: How to Choose the Right One

How To Choose a YoghurtCan I just tell you one of my pet hates? Deceptive yoghurt branding and the people who fall for ‘Fat Free’, ‘Low Fat’ or ‘Reduced Fat’. Never trust the branding.

Please. Don’t. Just don’t.

Trust the nutritional information and ingredients list.


When I tested positive for fructose malabsorption I spent a long time in that freezing cold yoghurt aisle assessing labels and understanding what differentiates real yoghurt from fake.

Here I will provide a three step system in understanding which yoghurt you want to put in your trolley and which one you want to throw in to the pits of a smouldering volcano… Continue reading

Spirulina Vitality Balls

Spirulina Protein Balls filled with Nuts, Seeds and Spirulina

I know it, you know it and I’m supposing even my girlfriend’s unborn little man knows it – SUMMER IS COMING. Did I hear you say bikinies, bikinies and more bikinies? eeeee 🙂 My true love is a beautiful triangle piece and cheeky bottoms in gorgeous patterns <3 

Ok, so bikini season means bikini body, and this has many women going full ban on sugar, carbs and life pretty much. We all know three vital things about body prepping:

  • Abs are made in the kitchen;
  • Bikini bodies are made in winter; and 
  • No carbs makes you insane. Literally. Google it. 

The most sustainable journey to a fitter body is balance. I know my body, and I know going cold turkey on the sweet stuff is a bad, bad idea so I whipped up these delish Spirulina Vitality Balls to keep me out of the cookie jar but satisfied and nourished.

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