I start off by saying this a lot… but recipes you can freeze have my heart. Cooking for one can be difficult, and I also love the idea of having something in the freezer I can defrost when I’m pushed for time. Anything that helps me steer away from take out food is a win… Continue reading Spanish Meatballs
This is a crowd winner! Every bite is seriously filled with flavour and it tastes so good you’ll forget it’s healthy. I’ve written before about my love for fruit in salads. Makes them feel refreshing and adds some great textures. Mango is definitely a favourite, and pairs perfectly with salmon for this salad. Better yet –… Continue reading Colourful Salmon Salad
Everything you read pushes strength/cross training when doing long distance running. There are two main reasons why this is: By increasing your strength, your running performance will increase. Think faster times, less fatigue, better recovery etc… It will help to prevent injuries if your body is in peak condition. While in general I do agree with… Continue reading Controversial Topics – Should you strength train when marathon training?
Veges stuffed in more veges?! Could this recipe be any healthier? (The answer is yes – I could cook it without oil and cheese but that wouldn’t be very fun). Ingredients: 1 Eggplant Half a cup of quinoa (could be replaced with brown rice) 1 can of chickpeas (drained and rinsed) 1 cup of… Continue reading Quinoa and Vege stuffed Eggplant
I’m going to preface this by stating this is not by any means healthy – however it is delicious and you should treat yourself at least once a week to meal with no remorse! Chicken, Leek and Bacon Pie Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 800g chicken thighs chopped into bite size pieces 250g… Continue reading Cheat Meal – Chicken, Leek and Bacon Pie
I pretty much only make recipes I can freeze now. This is for two reasons: I’m cooking for one I can freeze in ‘batches’. This stops me mindlessly eating anything I see in the fridge This banana & apple bread freezes so well and can be used as dessert or weekend breakfast. Ingredients: 265g… Continue reading Banana & Apple Bread
Pet peeve is articles that have great headlines (‘Change your body in three easy and free steps’, ‘Exercise doesn’t have to be expensive’), and then just spurt out the same unimaginative info over and over (‘go for a walk outdoors’, ‘start running’). It’s generally information we 1) Already know 2) Could have thought of ourselves.… Continue reading Cheap and Free ways to exercise that go beyond ‘go for a walk outdoors’