Staying Healthy on Holiday

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holidays are all about escapism and relaxation. for those with their mind on their health, escaping from our normal kale-infused routines sounds like a rather un-welcome escape. keeping up routines in a new place can be difficult- catering, weather and the remoteness of location all impact our ability to maintain regimens. however, there are small changes and tips that can be added into your holiday days, should you want to make some healthier choices.

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Travel Diary: Austria, Elemental Edit

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i have plenty of photographic content from my Austria trip, so decided to organise it into several posts. scanning through the images briefly, i noticed a repetitive wave of colour— blue. i then realised that this is something i love most about summer trips to the alps- the freshwater lakes and flowing falls are truly magical. the first image is from Zell am See lake, which I’ve been dipping in and out of on our trips since i was 8 years old. the waterfall images from the fairy falls on our favourite hike were taken in morning light, and the spray  created some beautiful light marks on the photographs. the final two images were taken in the Swarovski museum- no water near these two (electric) pieces of art, but their colours and textures perfectly mimicked the icy winter and liquid summer alpine conditions to me

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Recipe: Sweet Potato Apple Oat Bars

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these handy bars are one of my proudest achievements and a favourite regular bake. while the inclusion of sweet potato and heaps of warming spices gives them an autumnal feel, i couldn’t wait that long to share the recipe now it’s been perfected. the longer you have the details of this snack in your life the better. it’s super easy to put together and packed with nutritious and energising ingredients. top with a generous drizzle of dark chocolate once cooled to make for a more decadent version.

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