A Quick & Easy Weekly Dinner Plan

Hello and Happy Weekend, Everyone!   I recently put together a very simple, (mostly) vegetarian, meal plan for a week’s worth of meals. It is a flexible plan, which mainly involves picking a base for the meal each night such as quinoa, rice, pasta, noodles, polenta, or cous cous, and then simply […]


Akta-Vite Almond Cake

In the mood for a sweet treat? Try this chocolate almond cake today! Ingredients 225g Akta-Vite (drinking chocolate) or dark chocolate  3 tablespoons water 2/3 cup brown sugar 175g butter 1/2 cup chopped almonds (you can buy slivered or sliced almonds, or chop them yourself) 3 tablespoons self-raising flour  5 eggs, […]

Food, Travel

My Travel Treats

This is not a sponsored post. All items mentioned are things I chose to sample during our travels.   Hi and welcome to My Travel Treats here at Hot Tea, Travel, & Thyme.   Today I will be sharing with you some of the tasty treats I enjoyed on our latest […]


Non Dairy Milk Taste Test

This is not a sponsored post. It is simply a taste test of dairy milk alternatives.   As always, I’m going to be perfectly real here:  For as long as I can remember, I’ve liked the taste of both dairy milk and soy milk the best (I love a good milkshake, and I’m happy […]

Fitness, Food

Spring Sessions 12: Chick Pea Salad

  Hi everyone, and welcome to another week of Spring Sessions! Today I have a Chick Pea Salad recipe to share: (Makes one large salad) 2 cans of chick peas (Garbanzo beans), drained 4 vine tomatoes, cut into small pieces 1/2 bunch of spring (green) onions, cut into small pieces 1/2 red onion, cut into small pieces  […]



  Disclaimer: This post consists entirely of my own experiences and opinions. Please see a doctor or dietician regarding your individual circumstances.  When I saw a doctor the other day for some recurring health issues, I described my current dilemma as:  “I’m having a food crisis!”  Yes, it sounds a […]