I spent some time in Hawaii while completing my yoga teacher certification. Here are a few insights I discovered.
Now don’t be mistaken, these aren’t tips aren’t for falling in love with a boy, though sometimes that’s bound to happen. (When a strapping surfer sweeps you up after you step on a sea urchin, or a cute blonde with shaggy hair offers to fly you, for example.)
But no, these are tips with falling in love with Hawaii and more importantly in love with yourself. You are all you have. You are the one consistent and cherished thing in your life. If you’ve fallen out of love with yourself, now’s the time to relive the honeymoon. Do the things that feed your soul and give yourself the love you require.
As a nutritionist, I can't deny that I have a sweet tooth. It is a family trait, stemming back to my Norwegian grandma who I've seen tear apart a chocolate cake with her bare hands. That is why I have found a trick - how to made completely guilt-free desserts that are jam packed with nutrients. See below for some of my favourites.
1) Chickpea Peanut Butter Cookies
These bad boys are loaded with chickpeas, peanut butter and sweetened with only maple syrup. Great for those cookies dough lovers and even better for those cookies addicts! Recipe below;
1 1/4 cup chickpeas rinsed and dried
1/2 cup + 2 tbsp natural peanut butter, almond butter or nut free butter like sunflower
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tsp vanilla ext...