Roehampton University, but was unable to secure the job she wanted
after graduation, after sometime she had to settle for a job as an
After almost one year of waking up at 3am to start cleaning at 4am –
she feel into depression and anxiety, she had no money, had an emotional
breakup, two medical procedures and lost a lot of weight.
Through it all she was praying and seeking God’s plan.
Alexis had an ‘aha moment’, after visiting the gym one day. She
noticed that there was nothing healthy they could get to eat in the
vicinity of the gym.
Alexis reignited her love for making food and then came up with the
idea of creating a food product for people struggling to maintain a
healthy diet, work and social life.
With help from a charity organisation and several hours of attending
business seminars and workshops, she started Gym Bites – freshly-made
meals served in jars.
She launched the range of healthy salads last year with three
varieties – Pack-A-Protein Chicken Salad, Oh-Mega! Prawn Salad and Green
Supreme Broccoli Salad.
Six months after the launch, Gym Bites was approached by Selfridges
asking to stock it, after they saw their product on instagram
Alexis said she will forever cherish the day she saw her product on the shelf.
Source: Women of Rubies