Stacey’s Mexican Pasta Salad — The Foundation / P4C Cookbook

Salad: 1/2 pound penne pasta, cooked and cooled 1 cup cubed panela (or other, like co-jack) cheese 1 small red onion, diced 2-3 pickling cucumbers, chopped 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1/3 cup small capers, drained 1/2 bunch oregano or cilantro, chopped 1-2 peppers of choice (sweet, jalapeno, poblano, etc.), diced or minced, depending on […]

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Clean-Eating Blueberry Cheesecake

Chloe's Healthy Reality

What if I told you, you actually could have your cake and eat it too?  If you are anything like me, I am sure you saw the words ‘clean-eating’ and ‘cheesecake’ and was immediately intrigued right?  Well, say good-bye to “cheat” days forever (not that I believe in those anyway, but I know a lot of people have them).  Why have a sugar-filled piece of cheesecake on cheat day, when you can have this cake instead and not ruin any of your hard work from training or trying to eat healthy.  The junk-food receptors in your brain will be satisfied, and you won’t have to do any extra burpees to work it off – WINNING!

Ok so, there’s a couple of points to note about this cheesecake.  Firstly, because it doesn’t have any of the bad stuff (cheese, sugar, additives, stabilisers, number ingredients etc etc) there obviously needs to be some…

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Why being a vegetarian is easier than eating meat


Over the years I have heard so many people say that being a vegetarian is harder, more expensive and more time consuming than eating meat. “I would be vegetarian, but I can’t afford it.” Or “I’ve thought about it, but I just don’t have the time.”. I’ve never understood what the hell these people were talking about, personally. Just to be clear, I don’t care if you eat meat or not. No one is obliged to cut it out, and if you see my post on vegan ethics and the environment you will see I don’t want the world to turn vegan. However, you should get your facts straight and if you do want to make the change you shouldn’t be scared off because of misinformation, so I’ve compiled a list that will hopefully clear some things up.

1: Being vegetarian is cheaper than eating meat.

My average weekly shop…

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Hobbiton was the best last minute decision I made on my entire trip. I booked it the night before my last full day in New Zealand and I was so close to not booking it,  but then I thought if I didn’t I would have regretted it. And I would have. If you are in the area and you’re thinking of going, just do it. You don’t have to be a die hard fan (I’m not) and  you don’t need to have someone to go with (I went solo and loved it). All you need is a phone camera, a sense of wonder and at least three hours sleep.


I was picked up along with a small group of backpacker- looking -people outside the information building at 2pm sharp and we were off! Along the way the driver told us a bit about Matamata (they make most if their money…

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A Tribute To Travellers

The Travelling Tapir

On my travels I’ve met such a colourful menagerie of people: boozey gap-year backpackers, spiritual gurus, lads on tour, travel junkies, the jack-your-life-in-at-30-and-see-the-world types, people at the beginning of their careers, people at the end of their careers, teachers, medics, creatives, political correspondents, the temp-for-6-months-travel-for-6-months types, the cliches, the hipsters, the genuinely alternative…

Despite all of these people coming from an array of backgrounds and lifestyles, having different motives and interests, there seems to be one central theme that keeps occurring in conversation. Freedom.

Those who are on gap years and experiencing their first taste of independence, those who are escaping responsibility or the monotony of working life, those who have a taste for adventure and exploration, all see travelling as an opportunity to experience real freedom. Your only limit is money – otherwise you have total autonomy choosing where to go, what to see, who to speak to…

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Gardens by the Bay — driftingvoyage

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore is a one place stop where every few steps you walk is a photo moment. The place has so many attractions one after other that it seems like a right fit for lazy people like me. Put me in one spot and too many sightseeing places off my checklist😀. The […]

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