Eating healthier can feel samey. Chicken & veg. Chicken & veg. Salmon & veg. Chicken & veg. Avocado. I get it. It's dull. You start a new healthy diet regime, plan all your meals, prep all of your lunches and stick to your grilled chicken, steamed veggies and sweet potato every night. And before you … Continue reading Beat the healthy eating boredom.
I've got into a little trend of creating recipe containing 5 types of vegetables. This curry is another example, it's super thick and creamy without being heavy (and it's completely plant based - so no cream!). 5 veg: Tomatoes, squash, baby corn, peppers, sugar snap peas. Here's what to do Finely dice and gently heat … Continue reading Butternut Squash Coconut Curry
Cheat days. If you aren't familiar with the concept, I'll enlighten you. A cheat meal/day is taking a break from your 'dieting' plan either for one meal or an entire day. These usually happen on a weekly basis (sometimes longer) with the idea being you can stay focused on your days 'on' because you know … Continue reading Is your Cheat Day, cheating you?
I probably don't need to tell you that cooking at home tends to be lower in calories, higher in nutrients and a damn sight cheaper. So I won't. Instead I will tell you how delicious this recipe tastes and how EASY and QUICK it is to make. You don't need to make anything from scratch, … Continue reading Friday Night Fakeaway – Curry Night
It's Easter Weekend. I want to start this by saying I intend on spending the weekend eating hot cross buns, destroying easter eggs, hopefully enjoying a roast dinner (I'm looking at you, Mum), and probably drinking too much (let's be real). Nothing about this post is going to imply otherwise or suggest you don't do … Continue reading Why you don’t need to diet this Easter Weekend.
The post you've been waiting for, the ultimate list of foods that are no good for you and should not appear in your diet. Here you go. 1. Foods you are allergic to. 2. Food that has gone bad/mouldy/is growing new food. 3. Food you're intolerant to. 4. Food you don't like. 5. Food you're … Continue reading The Top Foods You Should NEVER Eat
It doesn't take the most observant person out there to realise I enjoy food. A lot. And it hurts my soul every time I see a food group get demonised. Let's take carbs for example. You don't need to spend long on the internet before you find someone telling you how great it is to … Continue reading Why we don’t have an ‘Obesity Crisis’.
This wasn't something I did intentionally, well not at first. It was about half way through January when I realised I hadn't eaten meat since New Year's Day. So I thought, hey let's make this a thing. Now don't get me wrong, I wasn't an excessive meat eater to begin with, so this wasn't a … Continue reading My Meat Free Month
I've always wanted to make thick fluffy pancakes but never quite mastered it. This recipe is so easy and makes the fluffiest tastiest pancakes you could want on a Sunday morning. (Or Tuesday evening, what ever floats your boat). I used Oat 'flour' to make these, which I made by blending oats in a Nutribullet. … Continue reading The Best Fluffy Pancakes
It's Christmas time, Mince pies are everywhere, mulled wine is in full flow and the annual Turkey's are on order. Why is it in general we tend to only eat this poultry at Christmas? Turkey is a delicious and versatile protein, and with more people turning away from red meat, it's a great alternative. It's … Continue reading Turkey & Sweet Potato Curry