Peanut Butter & Chickpea Blondies

For those that know me well, know about my obsession and love of peanut butter. I’m not talking the cheap and nasty stuff packed full of sugars but my favourite made by ‘Meridian’, the crunchy stuff winning hands down. So, if like me you add a little toast to your peanut butter in the mornings […]

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Running Tips for Beginners

Buy decent running shoes that support your feet. Everyday trainers are not suitable and are likely to cause niggles or give blisters. Investing in a specific running shoe is 100% worth the money. Good sports shops offer a ‘gait analysis’ and from that will be able to advise which shoe is most suitable for you. […]

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Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

I love using veggies in salads and get tired of grating the usual carrots, beetroot, fennel and other ‘beige’ vegetable so, when I found this recipe and had time to add my own twist, I wanted to share. It has a warming smoky flavour. One needs to have a love of spice or have a […]

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Cold Weather Running… Top Tips

The warm summer months are now a distant memory. Temperatures have dropped, the clouds are grey and de-icing the car is now a frequent early morning chore. But YES, we still run. NO, we are not mad but careful preparation is required if it’s going to be a joyful jaunt. After many years of running […]

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Creating A Healthy Body Image

Be the best you can be and comfortable in your own skin. Beauty comes from within, once you love who you are, you will glow. If you struggle with your body image read and implement my top tips. Surround yourself with positive people. The mind is powerful. Positivity matter’s, feed off it! Spend time with […]

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5 Tips for Better Portion Control

Christmas is nearly upon us, we throw caution to the wind, let our hair down and indulge in everything that’s offered at parties and social gatherings. We are surrounded by temptation weeks before the 25th. I love this time of year but for those that count calories it can be extremely difficult and hard to […]

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Regaining Core Strength Post C-Section. Here’s How.

5 months postnatal following a C-section delivery my client has strengthened her core, lost inches and transformed her waistline. Feeling ready to start light exercise my client began with traditional core exercises such as sit up and crunches but feeling a deep ache in her lower abdomen post workout knew something wasn’t right. ‘I was […]

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The simple EGG & why everyone should eat them.

  Firstly, they are delicious and so versatile. Here are my top 12 eggy favourites eaten for breakfast, lunch, a light-dinner or as a snack. Soft-boiled egg dipped with soldiers (not just for kids 😉) Hard-boiled eggs on salads Omelette Scrambled eggs Poached egg Fried eggs French toast Frittata Egg muffin Raw egg in smoothies […]

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Struggling to get your 5 a day? Not now your not!

As we are fast approaching the colder months I start to move away from salads to warming soups and stews. The slow cooker has come out of hiding and is now ready for frequent use. Soups are easily refrigerated or frozen and often improve in flavour if allowed to settle for a day or two. […]

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