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
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 Cookies
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
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!