Top 5 Brunch Spots in Galway

After living in New York for two years brunch has become one of my favorite things to do on the weekend. Thankfully Galway has caught onto the trend and has a great selection of spots serving brunch. So when I moved back to Galway, I had the chance to visit some of the best brunch spots in town…More than once. Here are my top 5 brunch spots, and trust me I have tried them all! Continue reading “Top 5 Brunch Spots in Galway”

Going back to Uni after a Gap year

Hi guys,

I have taken a good few months away from blogging. University took over my life basically. Managing Uni work, a part time job and having time to unwind just meant that there was no time to keep up with blogging. However, I am almost finished my masters. The excitement is real! In this post, I wanted to write about what it is like going back to uni and what life is like doing an MA in this post. Continue reading “Going back to Uni after a Gap year”

My Top 5 Tips for Uni

Hey,

So, it is that time of year again where summer is over and everyone is heading back to school and uni. I loved my experience in Uni. I loved everything I studied. I was so passionate about everything I studied. Especially history. Honestly, just ask my friends I was non-stop yapping about what I had learned that day. They were sick of hearing about German history and Fantasy novels (yeah I got to study that) by the end of the last year! However, I am well aware of how stressful Uni can get. Especially final year. So I thought I would share some of my tips on how I got through my college years. Continue reading “My Top 5 Tips for Uni”

Recently Read- Me Before You

Morning,

I just finished a book in the space of a day. If I start a good book I find it impossible to put it down. I loved this story so much I just felt i had to write about it. The novel is Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. You may have heard the name recently, they based a movie on it. Which is coming out in June. it stars Emilia Clarke (Khaleesi lol) and Sam Clafin. And yes that is mainly the reason why I wanted to read the book, I’ll admit the trailer looked good. I read way to many fantasy/ Si Fi books, it was time for a change.

Continue reading “Recently Read- Me Before You”

Goji Berry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Morning all,
it has been very cold here in NYC the last few weeks and when it is cold I do not enjoy going outdoors very much. So what do I do to stop myself going crazy I spend a lot of time cooking & baking! My latest challenge these goji berry quinoa breakfast bars.

What You will Need:
2 Bananas
1 cup of quinoa
2 tbsp of black chia seeds
1/2 cup of coconut flour
2 tbsp of coconut oil
1/4 cup sunflower seeds (or sesame seeds)
1 tbsp of cinnamon
1 tbsp of vanilla extract
2 tbsp of maple syrup (or raw honey)
1/3 cup of Goji berries

Steps:
pre heat oven to 350f and grease a deep baking dish
in a bowl mash up the bananas, then add all the ingredients including a 1/2 cup of water. Mix using a wooden spoon until the mixture sticks together.
pour the mixture into the dish making sure to even it out.
Bake for 40-50 minutes until golden brown on top. Remove from tray and let it cool before cutting it into bars. Then freeze for the rest of the week.

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They turned out very well if I do say so myself.

Till next time,

Em x.