Food for thought: Plant-Based Drinks

In recent years, we have become accustomed to seeing a plethora of plant-based drinks in our supermarkets, our coffee shops and even in our own fridges at home. But what role, if any, do these dairy-alternatives have in the Irish diet? Thirty years ago we drank milk. Twenty years ago skimmed and semi-skimmed milks were coming onto the market. Ten years ago some of us … Continue reading Food for thought: Plant-Based Drinks

Taste of Dublin 2019: Your Food and Drink Guide

It’s almost tradition at this stage that I go to Taste of Dublin, sample some of the finest food and drink that Dublin has to offer and have one of the best weekends of the summer. The weather may not be as good as in previous years but that won’t dampen the spirits of foodies. For a great day out, this is one of Dublin’s … Continue reading Taste of Dublin 2019: Your Food and Drink Guide

Pinterest Accounts to Follow

Are you a Pinterest fanatic? For years I didn’t use Pinterest but when I started, oh there was no stopping me. Now Pinterest is one of the most used apps on my phone and I want to share with you some of my favourite Pinterest accounts. Bloom and Grow Creations This is a board with almost 250 collaborators, one of which is me. Here you … Continue reading Pinterest Accounts to Follow

Fizzy Drinks: The Diet Soda Debate

This morning I completed an online survey that was collecting data on consumption of fizzy drinks and what influences purchase. I answered rarely/never when asked how often do I consume soft fizzy drinks and, on those occasions, I would choose sparkling water with sugar-free cordial or diet/sugar-free soda. This got me thinking about the diet soda debate and I decided to put pen to paper … Continue reading Fizzy Drinks: The Diet Soda Debate

Dublin’s Hidden Coffee Gems

Like every other city, Dublin is bursting at the seams with coffee shops! While I love a good Insomnia when I’m at work due to it’s proximity to the office, I am a big fan of exploring and experience independent coffee shops and cafés in Dublin. The following coffee shops and cafés have been tried and tested by yours truly, with a sole focus on … Continue reading Dublin’s Hidden Coffee Gems