Christmas Wish List

Christmas Wish List 2016 Christmas comes but once a year but what a time it is. The scenario for most of us these days is that if we need something we buy it. But Christmas is that wonderful time of the year that we can ask for those ‘special items’ we’ve been dreaming of over…

Perky Protein Bars

Protein bars (as i’m sure I’ve mentioned a million times before) are pretty much the only way i get protein in. I’m pretty much a vegetarian and bar nuts and cheese this is my only source, so my weekly batch of protein bars goes a long way. I try and mix it up by trying…

Overnight Oats

Oats are awesome but the glue like substance that gets congealed to your saucepan is not so appealing. Overnight oats are the easiest peasiest thing to make and there is no limit to the flavour variations and ingredients you can use. Here is a little reminder about why oats are so good for you before…

‘Those Trainers’

So about three months ago I bought Arabella a pair of ‘princess shoes’. This consisted of the most glittery, gawdy paid of little slip-ons that existed (and yes they were of course from ebay). When they came with the postman a few days later it was clear to see that the girl was in heaven….

Cheat Days

I get asked so often if I is true that you should have a “cheat day” once a week where you can eat whatever you want, the main question is why is this a good or bad idea?   The whole point of a rest, cheat or recovery day is to repair yourself in the…

Oatmeal Protein Pancakes

Pancakes are seen in our house as a treat, mainly because we eat them smeared in either Nutella or Maple Syrup, but what if you could turn them in to a healthier option that could be eaten a lot more regularly? Here is the solution. Oatmeal Protein Pancakes are full of flavor, protein and most…

Marble Cake

We all love cake there is no denying it, but the great debate over chocolate or vanilla will go on for years to come. Here is a solution, marble cake contains both and it is delicious and easy to make in whatever ration of chocolate and vanilla you go for. What you need to make…

Weight Loss Myths

We’ve all heard them, I’m sure I believed quite a few until a professional questioned my beliefs bu there are a few of the biggest weight loss myths and the truth behind them:   Skipping a meal is a good way to diet and lose weight. Skipping a meal will slow down your body’s metabolism….

Protein Brownies

Chocolate and banana is one of the best combinations, and as the basis of this recipe it really can’t get any better. Really basic to make and you won’t need any fancy ingredients at all! So let’s get cooking. This recipe isn’t particularly sweet so make sure your bananas are nice and ripe and feel…

Are Nuts Healthy?

Are Nuts Healthy? Most articles you read will seem to all agree that nuts are very healthy, but there is one downside in that that can seem to have a lot of fat in them. This is very conflicting if you are focusing on having a low fat diet. The most important factor when you…

6 Tips For Weightloss

Everyone spends hours on google asking questions about weight loss, diets to follow and tips to shed the midriff. I also did this at the beginning of my journey and there were six things that I wrote down and stuck to that really helped me to shed that unwanted weight and tone up. Small Plates…