#BreakfastClub Hello Friends & Allies

The sun made an appearance on the weekend, and what better way to celebrate than with a long brunch! With a spring in my step, I met my friend and ally at Hello Friends & Allies, a Remuera café which has been on my list for months. The café had a homely but industrial vibe, … Continue reading #BreakfastClub Hello Friends & Allies

Kumera Kale Fritters

The last few weeks since returning from an incredible 3 weeks overseas exploring Europe (See my blog posts on Greece, Barcelona, Paris and London) have been insanely busy. I've also encountered the typical post-holiday blues and started planning my next adventures (a roadie up North and a South Island roadie). Since being back home, I've had … Continue reading Kumera Kale Fritters


Oh Barcelona. I heard so many great things from everyone I had spoken to and they were spot on. We spent 5 days in this beautiful city; shopping till our hearts were content, dining on delicious tapas, sipping on sangria and admiring the sights and old town. Having just spent a week sailing the Greek … Continue reading Barcelona

Tumeric Latte

These have been one of my many latte additions this winter as I curb the morning coffee with another hot drink. Lately, it's been Chai lattes (recipe coming soon) or hot cups of tea...until a good friend of mine introduced me to these. The key ingredient is turmeric (as the name suggests) which is a … Continue reading Tumeric Latte

Quinoa Porridge

Frosts have fallen almost overnight and with these cold temperatures comes, despite our best wishes; summer is well and truly over. All of this makes getting out of bed in the morning harder and harder, particularly to hit the gym before work. At least I know I have a delicious, warming breakfast and a hot … Continue reading Quinoa Porridge

Protein Pancakes

Some Sundays you're out of bed by 7:30 and off to Lululemon yoga for a fab morning workout, others you're feeling a little lazier and it's a pancake in bed kinda morning. Today was the latter. And you know what, that's absolutely fine! I'm all about that balanced life - I say after winning and consuming a … Continue reading Protein Pancakes