nourishing recipes + sunkissed sweets


Beautiful Brunch at Poppy Seed, Newtown

Last Sunday, we went out looking for a classy but not over the top breakfast spot with solid vegan options. We found all that and more at Poppy Seed, nested on a quiet Newtown side street.


  • Modest + Trendy Swimsuit Shops To Find Your Dream Suit From This Summer

    It’s getting warmer, and where I live that means kayaking, paddle boarding, lake days, tanning, and lots of time outside. And to be honest, what’s better than living in your bathing suit during the summer? There’s a certain feeling about it that just makes you do something fun everyday. But, to be really honest, it…


  • Simple + Delicious Ways to Get More Fruits + Veggies Into Your Day

    I wont’s even pretend that it’s easy to eat all the fruits + veggies that we’re supposed to in a day. Yes, I love and live a healthy lifestyle, but trust me, I’m far from perfect in making all the balanced, raw, colorful meals that are filling Pinterest and health blogs. I do try to…


  • What To Do For Mothers Day + 5 Gifts She’ll Love

    Mother’s day is just around the corner and what a sweet day it is to celebrate our beautiful moms who do so much for us! I love brainstorming gift ideas, and even better yet, recipes, fun activities for the day, and ways that I can spoil my mom. Surfing Pinterest for ideas is so fun…


  • A Sweet Reminder to Refresh Your Soul

    Hi friend. In the crazy, in the worries, in the fear of your mind, come rest in the presence of the Lord’s good Spirit. Let him renew your mind. Let him refresh your heart. Let him sing truth over you. Oh how true it is that all he wants is YOU. You without the performance,…


About Me

Hi, I’m Hope Leilani, the barefoot feet in the kitchen

I am a cookbook author, food blogger, and content creator, exploring food from all over the world. Expect delicious recipes, restaurant reviews, and an occasional video! I hope you enjoy!