Chocolate, Dessert, Healthy holidays/destinations, Paleo, Raw, Recipes

paleo chocolate mousse tart

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the farm at san benito, philippines

Taste-testing fresh coconut milk!

Taste-testing fresh coconut milk!

The Farm is like one big nursery for adults: youโ€™re nourished with good food, nurtured and pampered like a baby, massaged in coconut oil from head to toe, and by the end of it, you feel as if youโ€™ve just had five daysโ€™ worth of Sundays.

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iโ€™m off on a wellness holiday!

Image via The Farm

Image via The Farm

Iโ€™m going back to the Philippines (my birth country and second home) for two weeks. Iโ€™m staying at a holistic spa resort called The Farm and then making the most of the summer for the rest of the time Iโ€™ll be there.

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healthy holiday: tao philippines expeditions, palawan

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I love the idea of a healthy holiday because it means you come back without having to feel like you have to detox or make up for the time you’ve spent being overly indulgent (well, at least that’s how I feel anyway!).

The Tao Philippines Expeditions boat trips aren’t exactly known for being a ‘healthy holiday’ (which is often the name given for yoga, detox or beach spa-type destinations), but more of an off-the-beaten track adventure. You get plenty of sun, sleep, healthy fresh food from the ocean, an abundance of exotic fruit and endless chances to snorkel, swim, kayak or explore different islands every day.

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peninsula hot springs, melbourne

Image via Peninsula Hot Springs

Image via Peninsula Hot Springs

This is a visit of absolute self-indulgence, pampering and relaxation.

Peninsula Hot Springs had been on my ‘to go’ list for a while. I went with a few girlfriends (one who’d already been there and is also a keen spa goer) just after Christmas.

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