flourless chocolate cake, healthy chocolate cake, organic chocolate cake, organic dessert,

I have never met a chocolate cake I didn’t like. But I do have a special fondness for moist ones with nuts and bananas in them and this tweaked version of my mom’s recipe is my favorite. It is my go-to dessert, great when you want to bring something special and homemade to the office for a birthday or tea and cake afternoon delights at home. Seriously, everyone loves this cake and the best thing is, it stays yummy for days (when wrapped properly). I have adapted the recipe to fit my organic and fairtrade taste and it has only become yummier in the process: flourless organic chocolate cake heaven, here we come!

diy, scented marbled paper, marbled paper, pinterest project, diy project, crafts

Valentine’s Day can be everything from amazingly romantic, lonely, annoying, special, a day like any other, or materialistic and wasteful depending on how we spend it. When it comes to gifts for Valentines the choices range from super cheesy to truly unique and lovely. We all prefer the latter, of course. I especially love gifts that make the person I am with (or myself if I am single and gifting myself) feel special and that express how unique and precious they are to me. So this Valentines I’ll share one of my all-time favorite diy projects and you will be amazed at how easy this one is: DIY scented marbled paper. Romantic, affordable and easy: My kind of gift!

natural beauty products, eco beauty products, eco cosmetics, neutrogena, Cattier, Bronner's

A few years back I started reading up on cosmetics and the ingredients they contain that can be very harmful to your health. (You can find more information on the safecosmetics.org website or on the organic beauty talk blog.) It was quite an eye-opener and all I wanted after reading these horror stories about possible carcinogenic and allergy causing¬†ingredients, was some natural beauty products to replace my staples that weren’t looking so good all of a sudden. In an impulsive but very liberating 10 minute raid I threw out most of what I had in my bathroom cabinet. I felt better instantly… until 5 minutes later I asked myself: now what?

aromabotanicals, natural wax candles, eco candles, luxury candles

I am always on the lookout for ways to greenify our home and I get really excited when I find something that not only makes our home more environmentally friendly but also looks great! This is why I am so glad I found these Aromabotanical wax candles. They are made from ecologically sustainable botanical wax by Australian manufacturer Aromabotanical.

Achla beach, secluded beach, greek beach, onar, andros

When Martin and I were looking for a place to go and relax this past May, we came across a website that offers mostly secluded retreats and boutique hotels. I-ESCAPE boasts a large selection of places all over the world, with many different search criterias you can use to find just the right destination for your next getaway. Ours would turn out to be the amazing Onar resort on Andros, Greece.

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