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Bali: Vegan & Vegan-Friendly Café/Restaurant Recommendations

[Werbung / Advertisement] After spending the past 3 months in Canggu, Bali, I would like to share with you the places I’ve eaten at to give you some ideas about where to go for food if you’re vegan and plan on visiting Bali. I also got inspired by others who shared their experiences with vegan cafés and restaurants while staying in Bali. I think it’s super helpful and I’m always grateful to find some recommendations when travelling to a new place. Just so you know: To most of the more “fancy” cafés and restaurants I got invited but not to…

Finland – 3 weeks of solo travelling.

Finland – why Finland? A question I heard countless times this month.. I know it’s not the most popular country to visit. It’s up in the North, so no hot weather or fancy white beaches. What you get instead: Lots of beautiful forests, lakes and stillness. Well, I love the North. I already travelled to Sweden, Denmark and Norway before but Finland was still missing. I always wanted to visit Finland, it’s as if this country was calling my name.  I think my interest in Finland actually started with my love for metal music and with listening to lots of…

Why I don’t practice intermittent fasting.

Someone asked me about my thoughts on intermittent fasting so I’m gonna share them with you. First of all: Just because I do not practice what’s typically understood under the term “intermittent fasting” does not mean that you shouldn’t do it. Everyone is different, it may work super well for you. It also depends on what situation you are in. What time you get up, go to bed, what job you are in, where you live etc. So why do I not practice intermittent fasting? 1. I LOVE breakfast, I always did. It’s truly something I look forward to in the…

Instagram Q&A – Your questions, my answers. Pt. 2

This week I asked you to leave me some questions for a Q&A here on my blog. So here are my answers to your questions: 1. What are you most excited about now that you quit your job? You would probably think of something like “travelling, finding my dream job,..” but no. Actually for me the most exciting thing is to have the whole day for myself, to wake up thinking “Ok, so what am I gonna do today?”, to be able to go for a run when the weather is good, to say yes to events and meeting people just…

Raw Almond Chocolate Brownies

It’s the weekend – time for a yummie chocolatey treat! <3 I usually don’t really create recipes like this one but I thought I’d just give it a go. I know that in general the basic ingredient for raw brownies is dates.. or well, at least I think so. Correct me if I’m wrong. So I played it safe and didn’t go crazy with this recipe. I never use complicated recipes myself as I’m way too lazy for those, so why would I make something complicated myself anyway? You will need.. Brownies 300g dates 200g grounded almonds 3 tbsp cacao…

Mádara Skincare Review – Organic, Vegan & Cruelty-Free

[Enthält Werbung/Contains Advertising]   I got 3 skincare products from Mádara to try and I can happily say that I love them all. All of these products are vegan & cruelty-free. So grateful for companies offering cruelty-free products like these because nothing justifies animal testing for beauty products. So let’s start: SOS HYDRA REPAIR INTENSIVE SERUM This repair serum is helpful for increasing the dermal water reservoirs of your skin and to protect it from free radical damage. You can apply it in the morning and/or evenings. Personally I’m using it in the morning and evening right now. This beautiful rose-colored…

Fluffy Chocolate Banana Bread

Too many ripe bananas at home and you don’t know what to do with them? Unexpected guests are visting but you don’t have any cake or cookies to offer? How about baking some delicious fluffy chocolate banana bread? Not only is this a great way to get rid of overripe bananas, it’s also super quick and easy and satisfies both cravings for bread and cake at once. And not to forget about that wonderful smell that fills the house.. For one small loaf you will need: 300g flour of your choice 1tbsp corn starch 1tsp baking soda 2-4 ripe bananas…

Memories of 2017

The end of the year has almost come.. time to take a look back. 2017 has been so different from what I thought it would be. At the end of 2016 I thought this new year is going to be MY year. That I would quit my job, spend the winter outside of Germany and so much more. But well, not really.. in fact, 2017 hasn’t been much different from 2016 and quite uneventful. No big changes happened – no travels, no new job, no new relationship,.. Anyway, I think every year shapes you and your life in a certain way.…

My 5-Day Juice Cleanse Experience

[Enthält Werbung/Contains Advertising]   I said goodbye to coffee, oatmeal, chocolate, nut butter, pancakes and all my other favourite foods for 5 days from 21th to 25th November because of a 5-day juice fast. For the fast I decided to use the juices from www.green-detox.de because I loved their products when researching for different companies. They offer a lot of different treatments. 1 day, 3 days, 5 days,.. and also with different products. I got my delivery on time as promised and felt very well supported during my fast. I chose the 5-day treatment with 4x 500ml green juice, 1x 250ml…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

We all know these days.. we crave cookies, we just need them. And we need them NOW! Well, these peanut butter chocolate chip cookies only take 5 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to bake. And is there anything better than the combo of peanut butter & chocolate? <3 You will need: 7 tbsp flour 1 tbsp corn starch 2 tbsp rolled oats 3 tbsp brown sugar/coconut sugar a paket of vanilla sugar (8g) a packet of baking soda (15g) a pinch of salt 2 tbsp peanut butter 6 tbsp chocolate chips 250ml plant milk of choice Mix all the…