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
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!
When the weather is cold and miserable, I find myself craving big bowls of hot, comforting food. Last night I experimented making this chilli for my boyfriend and I; it went down a treat (especially with a glass of wine)! It was inexpensive, easy to make and full of feel-good ingredients. The best thing about… Continue reading Warming Chilli Bowl
As my clients know, I’m naaaat one for diets, ‘detoxes’ (is that not what your liver is for?) or super strict ‘clean eating. However, I do find that after I’ve consumed my bodyweight in roast potatoes, mince pies and Malteser bunnies (oh ma lord they are magical), I naturally crave healthier meals anyway... (having said that,… Continue reading Rainbowl Bowl
When I was about 14 my friends and I would go to Caffe Nero every Friday after school and buy giants mugs of hot, sweet chai lattes. Now days, although I still love the flavour, I find the ones from coffee chains far too sickly. I created this super simple recipe from all natural ingredients,… Continue reading Spiced Chai Latte Recipe