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Lexi’s Healthy Eatery

“Eat More Plants”, the slogan for Lexi’s Healthy Eatery and some great words to live by. The ethos of this mostly plant-based eatery is simple; to make the most sustainable, conscious, ethical and healthy meals possible. Founder Lexi has been putting these principles into practice in her life for years, and opening shop in the heart… Continue reading

#HelloRecommends Health Works

Health Works in Hyde Park Corner is one of Joburg's premier health stores and has been for 20 years, because of the idea that they only sell one product... Health! Founder Linda Weech and her team of dedicated and knowledgeable consultants have a longstanding history of excellent service. Of course, when the #HelloRecommends team got... Continue reading

Lower Waste DIY Toothpaste

I never thought I'd be the girl to make her own toothpaste, let alone write about it but in my quest for reducing my single-use waste, I got extremely irritated by throwing my toothpaste tubes away. I wondered if I there was a solution to this other than very pricey toothpaste capsules which cost double... Continue reading

Drakensberg & Clarens on a Budget

A trip to the beautiful Drakensberg and Clarens proves that local travel doesn't need to be unaffordable, or short on any incredible experiences. A 3 night, 4-day road trip cost us only R6 000 for two people. Here's what we did and how we did it. Andrew, my wonderful boyfriend, had wanted to take a trip... Continue reading

GOSH! now available at Foschini Beauty

GOSH, one of my favourite cruelty-free brands, is now available at Foschini Beauty counters and their easy to use online store! I find GOSH hugely under-rated on the South African beauty scene. I'm always impressed by the quality, innovation and packaging for the cost. So I'm elated that I can now order my favourites from... Continue reading

The Royale- A bit of Havana in Johannesburg

The Royale is a new Cuban inspired eatery in Joburg blowing up your Instagram feed as the cool kids new hangout for cocktails and 'street style' photoshoots. The tropical haven in the middle of Craighall has a relaxed friendly atmosphere with sultry Latin music playing to set the mood. The chances that you'll bump into... Continue reading

Freekeh-ing Amazing Fusion Bowl with Craft

Freekeh (pronounced 'free-kah') is a super grain packed with nutritional benefits that I have wanted to try for the longest time. Thanks to my friends at Craft Resturant in Parkhurst I finally and I'm not disappointed! Craft have added the Chopped Mediterranean Salad, Chicken Freekeh Consomme Soup and Braised Beef Stew, all containing Freekeh, the... Continue reading

What I learned doing 30 Days of Yoga

Do you believe in divine timing? When an email hit my inbox saying I had 24 hours to sign up for a 30 Day Yoga Challenge at my favourite studio, that's what I thought it was.  For months I'd wanted to recommit to my yoga practice and this made me realise that I couldn't afford not to. ... Continue reading