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Soup please!

We love a good soup!  What better time to enjoy one than during the winter months.  Our normal go-to soup is to chuck a few vegetables in a pot of stock, boil and then blitz and enjoy!  For something a little more 'impressive' we've chosen our faves from our fave chef, Mr Oliver...let us know how you go! Warming pumpkin + ginger.  We love this one because it feels like a big hug in a bowl and goes perfect with some crusty bread...yummm!   Nothing beats a soup that takes us back to nonnas kitchen!  Check out this minestrone recipe here.   Red lentil, sweet potato and coconut soup anyone?  Impress your friends with this little flavour combo, tastes like...

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Booty Workout - 30 Day Squat Challenge

Booty Workouts Winter isn’t the time to forget one of your most gorgeous assets!!  Balance out that winter-warming-comfort food with this awesome workout to help warm you up!  Practice perfecting the 5 squat variations below and then when you're ready, take the 30 day challenge! Narrow squatPosition your legs using a less-than-shoulder-width narrow stance with your toes slightly pointed out. Keep your head up at all times (looking down will get you off balance) and maintain a straight back. This will be your starting position. Slowly lower down by bending the knees as you maintain a straight posture with the head up. Continue down until the angle between the upper leg and the calves becomes slightly less than 90-degrees (which is...

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Paris in the Summer anyone?

Bootylicious Bathers are very excited to be featured on the Le Monde selon Claire blog!  If we can't travel to Paris in the Summer, at least our bikinis can!  You can read all about what this French beauty thought about our bikinis and sunglasses by clicking on the link.

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10 simple ways to boost your immune system this winter

Want to stay well this winter...try some of these ideas - it's worked for us in past winters!! SLEEP - This is #1 on the list for good reason - if you're getting less than 7 hours per night over a long period of time, your body will produce more of a hormone called cortisol to give you the energy to make it through the day.  While cortisol (known as the fight or flight hormone) is great to give you the extra boost to get stuff done, over a period of time it can wear down your immune system and make you extremely susceptible to colds and flu.  Use this handy sleep calculator to work out your best time to schedule shut...

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Top ten reasons why you need to book a holiday...immediately!

As we start to see less of the beautiful sunshine in the Southern Hemisphere and head into winter, we start to think about reasons why we NEED to go on a holiday to a warmer climate...here's our pick: 1. It's for your health.  Seeing less of the sun means your vitamin D levels may drop - which is not good for anyone!  Have a read of the benefits of Vitamin D if you don't believe us right here! 2. A recent survey from Expedia, who surveyed 31 million people who had been on holidays in the past 12 months reported the following benefits: 46% felt more relaxed 42% felt happier 35% felt less stressed 10% saw an improvement in their...

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