Hawaii holiday-ing.. 

I literally had the best time ever in Hawaii in May. 

I had the worlds most amazing banana bread French toast out there.

And the ‘two scoop rice’ served with everything hits the spot. For breakfast. 

But I had a fair few sweet treats. 😍

The breakfast in Hawaii was by far my favourite meal of the day. There was this absolutely fantastic place in Waikiki called Duke’s, in the outrigger hotel. They served the most incredible breakfast buffet ever, with freshly made omelettes to order, breakfast potatoes, bacon, homemade chicken and bacon sausage, homemade Portuguese sausage, French toast, cheesy scrambled egg, fresh fruit, and so much more all you can eat food. I seriously recommend it.. If you’re ever in Waikiki? 

Another great thing about Hawaiin cuisine is fresh seafood. 

And lots of it.

I travelled to Honolulu and stayed in Waikiki, beginning my trip on O’ahu. I then travelled to the beautiful and cultural Maui, where I stayed in Napili. The old Lahaina luau on Maui is a must if you ever visit! 

And they let you take some banana bread home. Yum. 

The point of this post is..

Visit Hawaii. It’s great. 

I’m going back next year. 


Henrietta x 

When on holiday…

I’ve not been a regular blogger recently whilst I’m away in the Isles of Scilly attempting to resist all the heavy cream-based beverages (oh the clotted cream 😋) and I have to admit, it is one of the most difficult things I have had to do. 

I’m sure many of you struggling dieters out there will sympathise with me. When on holiday how can you resist? 

Cornish pasties and ice cream when you’re away are always very tempting, will power in general just tends to go out the window. So here are my top tips for resisting the sweet treats:

1. Try not to think about them, don’t even look at them. Stop eyeing up the picture. 

2. Don’t be afraid to treat yourself sometimes, then you are much less likely to crave all this sweet stuff all the time. If you’re away on holiday, or on a getaway, why not have an ice cream when it is unbearably hot (or even if it’s not). Just try go for the tub option so you’re not eating the cone too. 

3. Try quench these cravings with a healthier alternative. Sorbet anyone? A smoothie? Dare I say it, some sort of slushie? The less cream, the better.

4. If you’re a diabetic like me, check your blood sugars and pray for a hypo. 

5. ICE LOLLIES. Oh thank the heavens for ice lollies. 

Really, at the end of the day, my tips can’t stop you from resisting cake or ice cream or Cornish pasties but do remember – every once in a while you don’t have to hate yourself for indulging a little. Just bear in mind you have to work a little harder to work it off. 

Henrietta x