Some Recent Food Discoveries

 

Recent Food Discoveries

 

I’m not much of a foodie which is why you don’t see all that many food related posts on here.  I don’t usually do restaurant reviews, despite London having some of the best cuisines in the world because I’m quite a picky eater and I feel I can’t offer a comprehensive overview of the dishes and all the different flavours.  That being said, as and when I do chat about food, you can be rest assured it’s something I love and eat/enjoy on a regular basis (and is probably sugary to satisfy my sweet tooth!).

Here are 3 recent food discoveries which I’m currently obsessing over:

 

Recent Food Discoveries

 

belVita Breakfast Biscuits 

It is these belVita breakfast biscuits which originally inspired me to do this post as they’ve revolutionised my morning routine.  I’ve never been much of breakfast eater which is terrible given it’s the most important meal of the day!  Although I’m sure I’m not the only one, as mornings for many are jam-packed enough without having to make breakfast too.  These biscuits are the easiest and most convenient way to jump-start your day.

Made with at least five of the finest wholegrains and rich in cereals, these are the only breakfast biscuit with proven sustainable energy which releases itself over four hours.  BelVita recommends having these as part of a balanced breakfast, i.e. with some fruit.  Although I tend to have them with my morning latte and that alone keeps me sufficiently full till lunch.

 

Recent Food Discoveries

 

My favourite is the Choc Chip belVita Breakfast Crunchy (not photographed because I ate them all already!).  They’re perfect for dunkin’ in your coffee/tea.  Although if you’re a honey fan you’re going to love these Breakfast Yogurt Crunch.

 

Luscombe Soft Drinks

So this is a little bit of a cheat, as Luscombe isn’t necessarily a “recent discovery”.  I’m a huge fan of elderflower and could happily drink it all day, every day but my very favourite version comes from Luscombe which is a family run business based in Devon.  What I didn’t realise is how many other flavours of yummy drinks they do, aside from my good ol’ fave!

 

Recent Food Discoveries

 

The Damascene Rose Bubbly has such a lovely subtle taste.  I’m happy to report it definitely doesn’t have that soapy taste you sometimes get with floral tasting drinks and foods.  I also highly recommend the Strawberry Crush as the ultimate drink for those that don’t want to let that summer feeling go.  It’s delicious!

 

Recent Food Discoveries

 

If you like something that’s a little bit different I would highly recommend hunting down some of Luscombe’s soft drinks.  I have the Madagascan Vanilla Soda and St Clements next on my to try list!

 

Ombar

Ombar seems to be the “healthy chocolate” brand absolutely everyone is raving about at the moment.  I’m a total choc-o-holic!  Although sadly, as I get older my metabolism isn’t what it use to be, so I’m beginning to explore other ways to get my sweet fix without the big bars of Dairy Milk.  Cue Ombar, who use raw cacao which in simplest terms is much better for you.

 

Recent Food Discoveries

 

As far healthy chocolate goes Ombar is pretty good.  This stuff tastes pretty rich which prevents you from eating too much, so that’s an added bonus.  Plus anything with coconut in it gets the thumbs up from me!

 

 

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  1. Kayley (Monthly Box Hub) September 22, 2016 / 10:05 pm

    I discovered the belVita Sandwich Dark Chocolate Creme a few weeks back and they are delicious! I hadn’t heard of Luscombe and they seem to be UK-only, which is a bummer (I’m in the US.) Sounds delectable, though.

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:40 pm

      Oooh I need to try the chocolate creme version. Oh that’s a shame about Luscombe, fingers crossed they’ll come Stateside soon xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:40 pm

      All about the healthy eating!! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:41 pm

      It is so yummy, hope you get to try it soon! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:41 pm

      Aww thanks sweetie xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:41 pm

      They’re so yummy and I love that they keep me full! Hope you get to try Luscombe soon xx

  2. Kay September 23, 2016 / 9:10 pm

    I love those little Belvita biscuits! They’re so filling and really delicious. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

    Kay
    http://shoesandglitter.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:42 pm

      They’re so filling, I love that they keep me full till lunchtime! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:58 pm

      Definitely worth giving a try if you can find them! xx

  3. Emily September 24, 2016 / 12:52 am

    Those Bevita’s and soft drinks look really good! I am a total foodie but haven’t tried either of these! I’ve tried the regular Bevitas and love them though. Hope you have a great weekend lady! 😉

    -Emily http://www.coatandcoffee.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:59 pm

      Oooh you’re going to love the drinks, they’re so yummy and such unique flavours! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:59 pm

      Mmmm they really are! xx

  4. Cielo September 24, 2016 / 3:12 am

    These look like really yummy snacks! Thanks for sharing… gotta try them! =)

    – Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 8:59 pm

      They’re seriously yummy. Definitely worth trying! xx

  5. Kasie Chelanne September 24, 2016 / 6:36 am

    The Luscombe soft drinks sound incredible as does the Ombar chocolate. I’m going to have to try to track both of these down!

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:00 pm

      Ombar is basically healthy chocolate, talk about win win! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:02 pm

      Aww thank you so much sweetie! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:02 pm

      Whoever thought they’d be such a thing as healthy chocolate! Yummy!! xx

  6. Sakuranko September 24, 2016 / 3:57 pm

    Luscombe Soft Drinks sounds pretty good
    xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:03 pm

      They really are!! xx

    • thatnewd October 3, 2016 / 7:51 pm

      Haha thanks doll! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:19 pm

      Aren’t they yummy! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:19 pm

      Yup they’re super yummy, you’ll love it xx

  7. Priscilla September 24, 2016 / 10:12 pm

    Sounds great, thx for sharing

    xoxo

    Priscilla

    BEAUTYNATURE

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:20 pm

      Pleasure, hope you found it helpful hun xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:20 pm

      I love Luscombe, all their flavours are amazing! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:21 pm

      Thank you so much xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:21 pm

      They are very yummy! Definitely worth trying hun xx

  8. Carmen September 25, 2016 / 6:40 pm

    Oh those biscuits sound so delicious and they seem to be the perfect start for the day 🙂 I will try them out for sure! Thank you so much for sharing those yummy inspirations <3
    xx, Carmen – http://www.carmitive.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:22 pm

      Let me know how you like them, there’s loads of flavours so hopefully they’ll be at least one you love! xx

  9. Toyas Tales September 25, 2016 / 7:11 pm

    I like Belvita too but my sister is obsessed with them and has them every morning before rushing off to work. They are pretty tasty. I have never heard of the other two brands but they may not be available here in the USA.
    LaToya
    http://www.toyastales.blogspot.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:23 pm

      Your sister sounds just like me! Haha! I think you might be able to get Ombar at Wholefoods xx

  10. Amy September 25, 2016 / 9:34 pm

    Glad you found a breakfast you like. The chocolate looks great!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:27 pm

      Gotta love healthy chocolate! It’s so yummy! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:38 pm

      I haven’t tried the vanilla soda yet but I really want to!! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:37 pm

      Aww thanks doll, what a sweet comment xx

  11. Aurelie | Surface85 September 26, 2016 / 4:53 am

    I love to try new food! I’m always the one buying the new stuff in the groceries store ahaha (especially sweets like cookie, chocolate…)
    This raw chocolate sounds pretty good 🙂 I guess we both have a sweet tooth!
    xx
    Aurelie | http://www.surface85.com

    • thatnewd October 8, 2016 / 9:30 am

      Haha sounds like we do! I always go for the cookies at the grocery store too! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:49 pm

      They are all delicious!! xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:50 pm

      Awww that’s great to hear, I’m glad you enjoyed the post hun xx

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:51 pm

      Aren’t they yummy?! Hehe! xx

  12. Jalisa September 26, 2016 / 6:01 pm

    I’ve been seeing those BelvIta biscuits around a lot lately, but never gave them a try, they sound and look yummy! What I’m most interested in is that Ombar chocolate because like you, I’m a huge chocolate lover, it sounds amazing! Thanks so much for sharing, girlie, and I hope you’re having a great start to your week so far!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    http://www.thestylecontour.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:53 pm

      You should definitely give Ombar a try, they have so many different flavours as well! Yummy! xx

  13. Meron Dymphana September 26, 2016 / 8:49 pm

    I wish I was your sister and I would eat all the food for you dear because I love food more than life itself,lol! I love how delicious and healthy these snacks are especially the chocolates.
    http://www.fashionstylemogul.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:55 pm

      Haha you’re so funny! These are definitely some yummy foods and drinks worth trying! xx

  14. Ivi September 26, 2016 / 9:12 pm

    Those soft drinks sound great! Unfortunately I don’t think we have those in Austria. xoxo

    http://www.naomella.com

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:56 pm

      Aww that’s a shame! You’ll have to come to London and try them! Haha xx

  15. Christina September 26, 2016 / 9:46 pm

    The biscuits sound like a great snack! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    Best,
    Christina

    Looks by Lau

    • thatnewd September 27, 2016 / 9:56 pm

      They are currently my favourite morning snack, love them!! xx

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