Lifestyle, Mind, Reviews

5 Positive Podcasts

Over the last couple of months in particular, I have really gotten into podcasts, perhaps because I spend a lot of my day walking to and from gyms and studios where I train clients and teach classes! I believe podcasts can be really helpful; whether you use them for entertainment, education or even comfort if… Continue reading 5 Positive Podcasts

Food

Butternut Squash, Bean and Chilli Stew with Coconut & Lime Cauli-Rice

Everyone around me seems to be coming down with colds at the moment, so I decided to cook up a hearty stew, full of immune system-boosting ingredients such as garlic, ginger and chilli, to help fight off bugs and keep everyone feeling warm and toasty from the inside out. Butterbeans are a great source of… Continue reading Butternut Squash, Bean and Chilli Stew with Coconut & Lime Cauli-Rice

Food

Recipe: Baked Cod with Butterbean and Sun-dried Tomato Stew

A warming dish for a cold Autumnal day, this was one of the recipes I gave out at my recent nutrition workshop and the feedback was great! Too good not to share... Cod is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids which are essential for maintaining a healthy heart. Butterbeans are low in calories and… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Cod with Butterbean and Sun-dried Tomato Stew

Food

Recipe: Mini Frittatas

These little frittatas make the perfect breakfast or healthy snack. They're effortless to make, and packed full of veggies and protein. You can also play around with the ingredients and quantities to make them exactly how you like. YOU WILL NEED: (Makes 6) 2 tsp rapeseed oil 1 clove garlic Veggies of choice. I used… Continue reading Recipe: Mini Frittatas

Food

Dark Chocolate, Almond and Raspberry Cookie Recipe

I love making healthier versions of sweet treats, but I'm not very good at following recipes; I tend to just experiment, chucking everything in a bowl and hoping for the best (which doesn't always work, especially when it comes to baking as the measurements are usually much more exact)! These cookies, however, turned out beautifully.… Continue reading Dark Chocolate, Almond and Raspberry Cookie Recipe

Food

Recipe: Spiced Sweet Potato, Red Pepper and Halloumi Salad

I don't eat cheese that often, but halloumi is one of my absolute favourites. Its salty flavour works so well with the sweetness of the potato and the peppers in this salad. I made this on a warm sunny evening, and ate it outside with my family. These are the best kind of moments. YOU… Continue reading Recipe: Spiced Sweet Potato, Red Pepper and Halloumi Salad

Food, Reviews, Travel

Eating Abroad: New York City

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