MY FAVOURITE COFFEE IN COUNTY DONEGAL

The Shack  Marble Hill, Co. Donegal, Ireland I love going home to Donegal. I’m sitting writing this post in my flat in Rotterdam & I am missing home, Peanie Potter & my daily dose of Shack coffee so much! I am lucky enough to live just a two minute walk away from the best coffee…

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BAKED CHILLI POTATOES

White potatoes have got a bit of a bad rep but I’m Irish, therefore I’m a potato lover. Actually the traditional potato has more micro-nutrient value than the sweet potato & both contain around the same amount of carbohydrates, about 1/2 cup = 15 grams of carbs. So let’s give the potato some loving with…

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WHERE TO EAT IN ROTTERDAM (PART 1)

I know what it is like to stroll around a city endlessly looking for a place to eat. The hanger sets in & you feel venomous. Every step feels like an effort & all you want to do is scream. Ok! Maybe I am being slightly dramatic but you get me right…. I love the…

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VEGAN CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE BOWL

You may have guessed by now that chocolate is one of my favourite things in life! I’ve never been the protein obsessed kind of fitgal but recently I tried the Free Soul Sistas vegan chocolate protein & wow has it changed my smoothie bowl game! The least tasting powdered protein I have ever had &…

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ALOE VERA GREEN SMOOTHIE

I finally got to use my aloe vera plant. I want you to think about the reasons we use aloe vera on our skin. After being in the sun we often use aloe vera gel to moisturise as it reduces inflammation & hydrates. By drinking aloe vera it does exactly that too except in the…

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GRAB A COFFEE IN ROTTERDAM

Amada Coffee – A Bloggers Dream Cafe! Hoogstraat 36, 3011 PR Rotterdam I’m a sucker for good coffee. I’ve always been the cappuccino kinda gal!  Ever since I started drinking coffee the cappuccino was my go to daily fix. I started off with the simple normal cappo but over the last year that soon turned…

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MANGO & BANANA SMOOTHIE BOWL

I am a big lover for smoothie bowls. I especially love them post workout because my body craves carbs on carbs to refuel. I always make sure to add some form of protein & healthy fats using nut butter & seeds. Sometimes I’ll also add one scoop of my fave vegan protein too! I find…

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MY NUT BUTTER COLLECTION

Ella’s Guide For Nut Butters I have a slight obsession with nut butter especially peanut butter. Those who follow my Instagram will know the extent of my undying love for peanut butter. I rarely go a single day without a spoonful from the jar of my all time favourite & key ingredient to ultimate happiness…

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CHOCOLATE BANANA PANCAKES

In need of some healthy Pancake Tuesday inspo?! Well you have come to the right place….. Pancake Tuesday has always made very fond & tasty memories for me. My mum makes the best pancakes. She knows exactly how to get the perfect consistency. I was always the lemon & sugar kind of pancake gal but…

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VEGAN PROTEIN CHOCOLATE SMOOTHIE

Chocolate heaven to drink anyone… Recently I’ve started adding a scoop or two of vegan protein to my smoothies because I find that this keeps me feeling fuller for longer. Vegan protein is known for tasting pretty yuck but I’ve found an absolute winner. The Free Soul Sistas chocolate vegan blend has mastered the taste…

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