So, besides not having an ice cream machine I thought - how difficult can it be? Of course, there is a whole science behind creating a great gelato, but I just wanted something that is delicious and doesn't have any of the bad stuff. And this is basically what I ended up with: Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream.
In a world where it's so easy to fall into a trap of comparison, it's no surprise that a lot of us have that feeling of being under pressure. Why do we have to strive for more and better?
You cannot miss a visit to this gelaterie in Rome and taste the real gelato of Italy.
The new year is up and running. Plans and plenty of goals were set not too long ago while letting the past year slide through our minds. Have you set yourself some goals? Plans? Any "I might, should, better not"? I find that so often we get trapped in that "loading on" kind of thinking.
There is so much power in being present, so much freedom when letting go of what happened or might happen. Simply focusing on the seconds as they tick along. We then start to appreciate what is happening right now and the opportunities we are given each and every single day to be ourselves.
Habits come and go. Once a behaviour or a choice becomes a habit, it is hard to change it, don’t you find? Even those ones we know aren’t really good for us. Why does it appear to be hard to break those habits and do more of the good stuff?
Do you know that feeling of being overwhelmed when looking at the ingredient list of most cookbooks? I get you and that's why I couldn't believe my eyes when stumbling upon Sarah Wilson's cookbooks Simplicious and Simplicious Flow. Despite delivering an impressive amount of incredible, easy recipes, these cookbooks are a must if you care a little about sustainability and wonder how to bring that into your kitchen.
Let me ask you, when was the last time you have been cheerleading for yourself and ignored comments that are simply not true? It is easy to take on the role of failing, but it takes courage to be the one keeping the head up and jumping with joy about simply being yourself. Why is that?
A smoothie can be a great alternative when there really is little time in the morning. Here I'm sharing a recipe of one of my favorites - a green, yet sweetish and protein-rich smoothie that keeps you fueled until lunch time comes along.
Yoga truly is for everyone, but it can be daunting to make a start, especially, when seeing amazing photos of extraordinary poses. Whether you are completely new to yoga and just want a little taste of what the asana practice (the physical practice in yoga) is about, or whether you are a passionate yoga practitioner - here are five poses that I believe anyone can do and benefit from