Last week I went to New York for the first time... it definitely lived up to expectations, I really did feel like I was in Friends (even attempting a 'Pheobe run' in the middle of Central Park... had to be done). The city is buzzing 24/7; full of sites to see, shops to spend a… Continue reading Eating Abroad: New York City
Following my last blog post, healthy eating on a budget, where I filmed a video of me doing a food shop for under £20, I thought I would share some of the recipes I have made with the ingredients I bought. For each recipe, I have calculated the price breakdown per portion, to show how… Continue reading Healthy Recipes on a Budget
A lot of my clients are students or parents with little ones to feed, so I understand that most people don't have vast amounts of money to spend on food, which can often lead to buying cheap, processed meals. I wanted to prove that eating well does not have to be complicated or expensive. I decided to… Continue reading Healthy Eating on a Budget
I get asked this question a lot by my clients, especially when I get them to do a seven day food diary for me to look at. My answer is never really that straight forward as it varies so much! I'm not one to meal prep for a whole week in advance and eat the… Continue reading What I Eat
Disclaimer: I'm not a registered nutritionist or dietician. Having said that, being a personal trainer means I do have a good understanding of nutrition, and I regularly look at client food diaries. It's amazing how, when we as PTs make simple adjustments to our clients' recorded eating patterns, there can be such a positive shift… Continue reading Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training
Brunch is definitely my favourite meal of the day, probably because it's the first meal after a nice long sleep in, or perhaps a morning workout...usually the former! I made this for my boyfriend and I a couple of weeks ago, it was delicious and so simple to make. Chorizo is obviously not the healthiest… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Chorizo Baked Eggs
As I tend to have two to three lots of pancakes on this day (I'm a little obsessed), including the traditional kind with butter, lemon and sugar, I decided to make my first round a little more wholesome. I made these from all natural, unrefined ingredients...and they were so good! They were light and fluffy, and tasted just… Continue reading Happy Pancake Day!