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

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