#BeTheBotanist

Foraging is searching for wild food resources in a manner in which is sustainable. Wow. Do I feel truly blessed for everything that has happened to me, especially over the past few days. I was lucky enough to be chosen with 6 other individuals from the restaurant & bar trade to take part of an…

cape town with the girls

Half way through the year and yo girl needed a break from work, university and Johannesburg in general and decided a sneaky visit to Cape Town would be suitable. From almost twisting my ankle down a mountain, Jade almost being taken out by the sea and locking ourselves out of our AirBnB, this trip with…

vietnamese spring rolls

So not everyone is a fan of vegetables, and in order to make sure we are getting them we either juice them or add a lot of other stuff to the vegetables so that they almost disguise the taste and flavour. Well no more. I now introduce to you, the Vietnamese spring rolls in which…

klipriviersberg nature reserve

Its April I know, and we technically missed our March but fear no more we decided that April will have two hikes in one month because you know we’re basically athletes now. So we journeyed off not to far this time in the South of Johannesburg to finally get our 3/12 hike in for the…

vegan flapjacks

This year I’ve tried to be a little different in the way I eat. I decided that I would become a vegan/vegetarian. Before everyone bashes me down, just don’t. Its one of those new years resolutions that i wanted to challenge myself for and see if there are health benefits to it and also sneakily…

tswaing crater

Its the second month of 2018 and that means, the second hike needed to take place. A few weeks ago, a few of us loyal ( to our new years resolutions) soldiers decided to going to the Tswaing Crater hike located in the very hot city of Pretoria. The drive there seemed to be longer…

galentines day

So Valnetine’s Day for me is just known as one of those days that singles out all the single people. Whether you’ve never had a boyfriend/girlfriend, recently broke up with them or just always find yourself watching “Valentine’s Day” alone in your bed with ice cream and some yum popcorn, this day is just not…

smoothie bowls

The new trend that makes fruit and vegetables look like a delight to eat. This hot new way of eat all your way into a healthy 2018 has been my favorite and I’ve definitely hopped on to this band wagon. Firstly i will just be posting my “smoothie bowl essentials” and then posting 3 of…

parklife

So Angus and Julia Stone finally came to South Africa and damn what a way to start the year off and end the first month of January. Parklife made the announcement last year and and 2 days after that I bought my ticket before i came into January broke and sad. The day started off…

hennops hiking trail

So its only been a few days into the new year and I’m already feeling slightly more active and healthier than i was last year. During the heat wave in which Johannesburg is currently experiencing a few friends and i decided that heading off to Hennops for a 10 km hike would be a fantastic…