Flour-Free Banana And Coconut Pancakes

Flour-Free Banana And Coconut Pancakes

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a recipe with you ladies (the last one was these yummy vegan popsicles).So I’m excited to get back in the kitchen and share some tasty, healthy, diet-free recipes that will complement your bridal workout routine. I spent some time umm-ing and ahh-ing about what to cook first —…

July 4th Popsicles | A Sweet Vegan Treat

July 4th Popsicles | A Sweet Vegan Treat

I have to laugh at myself sometimes. You see, I was trying to make July 4th popsicles that were striped red, white and blue. But then I couldn’t find a naturally blue ingredient (blueberries are purple, as it turns out), and I thought the strawberry layer would taste even more delicious with a splash of coconut milk…

Kombucha Cocktail Recipe: A Healthy Summer Sip!

Kombucha Cocktail Recipe: A Healthy Summer Sip!

Summer has officially arrived in the US, and so has wedding season, which brings to mind one very important event — cocktail hour! Whether you’re after a celebratory sip, or just a new summer staple, I have the perfect idea. Today’s recipe is for a kombucha cocktail that is pretty, healthy and sweet … just…

Healthy Packaged Snacks: Ice Cream, Chips, Oh My!

You'll Love These Healthy Supermarket Treats!

Being engaged is great motivation to adopt healthy new eating habits, but that doesn’t mean saying “NO!” to every treat. Here are 9 of my favorite healthy packaged snacks, that will make treating yourself a pleasure, without derailing your hot-bridal-bod goals. The products that I’m sharing in the list below are the kind of treats that I’m happy to put into…

Spring Risotto: Bride Comfort Food

Spring Risotto: Bride Comfort Food

We’re back in the kitchen for today’s post, with a recipe for a delicious and healthy spring risotto. May and June are such funny months here in Los Angeles. After a winter heatwave in February I’m now back in cosy sweaters and tights. Not that I’m complaining… I don’t think I could bear it to…

Sugar Free Chia Pudding: An Every Day Dessert

Sugar Free Chia Pudding: An Every Day Dessert

Sugar free chia pudding is one of my favorite weeknight desserts. It satisfies my desire for a sweet treat without the sugar rush, and its high fiber content helps to banish a bloated belly — don’t you just love it when things that taste good are also good for you?! Why You Want This If…

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting

In 2013 I went on a strict diet to lose weight for my wedding. It didn’t work. Not only did dieting make me feel miserable and insecure, it also detracted from my engagement experience – I mean come on, what’s an engagement without a glass of champagne or a chocolate cupcake?! I had to let…

Bridal Glow Green Smoothie

A Bridal Glow Breakfast Smoothie

Today’s recipe is for a delicious anti-inflammatory green smoothie that packs a big nutritional punch with the addition of a well formulated multi-vitamin. Low sugar green smoothies are a staple in my household and regularly appear on my breakfast menu during the warmer months. I love that they are easy to prepare, filling and nutritionally…

Healthy Chocolate Brownies: An Every Day Dessert

Healthy Chocolate Brownies: An Every Day Dessert

I’m not sure if you want to thank me now or later, but I feel pretty confident that this healthy chocolate brownies recipe is going to blow your mind! My mum sent me this recipe a couple of weeks ago with the email headline: “Crazy Brilliant Recipe”. I was intrigued and opened up to find…

What To Eat On Your Wedding Day To Avoid Bloating

What To Eat On Your Wedding Day To Avoid Bloating

Last week I gave you some recommendations for what to eat for your bridal breakfast. Today is part two of What To Eat On Your Wedding Day, with recommendations for lunch, snacks, reception and even into the after party. Nosh On This… Lunch Hopefully breakfast has carried you through to hair and makeup. Now is a…

What To Eat For Breakfast On Your Wedding Day

What To Eat For Breakfast On Your Wedding Day

With several of our Mind Body Bride beauties getting married in the upcoming weeks it seemed like a great time to talk about what to eat for breakfast on your wedding day. Everything about your big day will feel surreal, unique and momentous, and in that blissful bridal fog you may actually forget that you need…

Low Sugar Berry Ice Cream

Low Sugar Berry Ice Cream

I’ve been on something of a sugar kick lately, and not in a bad way! Here’s a recap: How To Make A Low Sugar Breakfast Smoothie (The Overwhelmed Bride) How To Make Paleo Breakfast Crepes  How To Make Banana Ice Cream  When I moved to the US in 2011 I was amazed with all the…

Gluten Free Breakfast Crepes

Gluten Free Breakfast Crepes

A sweet or savory breakfast? Isn’t that the question that plagues you every morning? Some days I simply can’t make the choice … so I eat both! Today’s recipe is for gluten free breakfast crepes, a high-protein breakfast delight. Why You Want This You love French crepes with whipped cream but know that the inevitable…

Banana Chocolate Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Ice Cream

I had such a craving for ice cream this week but I knew that diving head first into a tub of Ben and Jerry’s wasn’t the answer. I surveyed what was in my fridge and pantry and in 5 minutes had whipped up a delicious, low sugar, vegan banana chocolate ice cream. I know I…

Quinoa Oatmeal For Brides

Quinoa Oatmeal For Brides

Did you try Monday’s Yogalates bridal workout? If so, I hope that you followed it up with a delicious, nutritious breakfast. While exercise is important for your mind and body, it’s ultimately what you eat that can make or break your wedding wellness goals. Today’s breakfast recipe is a gluten-free, vegan, low-sugar quinoa oatmeal. It…

Healthy Egg Muffins | A Groom’d Recipe

Healthy Egg Muffins | A Groom’d Recipe

I gave you a bit of food for thought last week. We talked about the dark side of bridal exercise addiction and I’ve walked you through creating an engagement vision board. So today I wanted to keep things quick, easy and light with some actual food — and these healthy egg muffins are just the ticket.…

Healthy Thanksgiving: A Cheat Sheet For Busy Brides

Healthy Thanksgiving: A Cheat Sheet For Busy Brides

Healthy Thanksgiving? Is that an oxymoron? Fortunately it’s not, and if you’re feeling nervous that the holidays will ruin your healthy-bride routine I am happy to tell you that it’s time to let that worry go. Today I’ll walk you through a healthy Thanksgiving game plan that will have you licking your plate and help…

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

You are going to love me for my vegan chocolate mousse recipe. As in re-evaluate your relationship kind of love. That’s a pretty bold statement and I usually don’t like to toot my own horn, but as my mum says: “if no one else is tooting it for you …” Are you intrigued? Excited? Are your…

Ricotta & Pumpkin Muffins

Ricotta & Pumpkin Muffins

Today’s recipe for ricotta pumpkin muffins is my go-to for a quick breakfast or hearty snack. They are easy to make, easy to eat, and highly nutritious! #winningatbreakfast. I usually don’t eat breakfast for several hours after waking – I tend to do water, coffee, exercise and some work, and wait until I have time to…

Bridal Bliss Balls – A Delicious Sweet Treat

Bridal Bliss Balls – A Delicious Sweet Treat

Times when you need a stash of sweet Bridal Bliss Balls: You’ve addressed 50 wedding invitations… and still have 100 to go Busting through the after-work slump on your way to the gym 5 hours into a 10 hour international flight This Sunday my husband and I are traveling to Fiji for five days before heading on…