Energy bar recipes

Post in collaboration with Decathlon There are some great energy bars and snacks available now. It used to be that you had to go to a specialist health food shop, but with brands such as Nakd, Eat Natural, and Graze all now readily available in several high street shops, there’s a fantastic choice available. However, if you eat them often, they can start to get expensive. By making your own, it’s much cheaper and you can control exactly what goes into them. There are some fantastic energy bar recipes available on the internet, such as… View Post

Smashed avocado on rye toast recipe

I’m on a bit of a mission to overhaul my breakfast habits at the moment and now I’m a little bit a lot addicted to smashed avocado on toast. I can’t get over how delicious it is, fresh and it tastes like summer. The health benefits of avocado are well-known, it’s full of healthy fats, anti-oxidants, and can also lower cholesterol. They’re also high in protein, great for keeping you fuller for longer and for fuelling your workouts! But enough of that, I’m not a nutritionist, I’m a fan of delicious foods and this simple… View Post

Easy Protein Pancakes Recipe

I was recently sent some Raw Cacao Whey Protein from Motion Nutrition who specialise in organic whey protein. While I don’t believe in protein powders for meal replacement purposes, I do sometimes add them to smoothies and recipes when I’m marathon training for an extra protein boost. I was asked if I’d like to come up with a breakfast recipe using the protein powder and I ended up using it in my tried and tested banana protein pancakes (video here). This powder worked beautifully as one of my favourite combinations is chocolate and banana, and… View Post

Protein pancake recipe & video tutorial

Post in collaboration with Curves. I love these simple protein pancakes! You only need two ingredients and they’re delicious and filling. Take a look at my video below and let me know if you decide to give them a go. Add protein powder for an added boost, or simply leave as they are. These pancakes are great with blueberries and Nutella, or simply with raspberries. Let me know if you decide to try them out!  

All runners eat cake – Orange sponge chocolate …

I have many blog posts to publish. I fully intended to write a sensible blog on keeping fit yesterday in celebration of covering my first mile since pregnancy. But then I got distracted and baked a cake, the results of which were so good, I just had to share the recipe. My lovely friends Dave and Michelle know me really well and gave me a copy of The Great British Bake Off Everyday for my birthday last November. If you don’t know by now that I really like cake, you are probably reading a superior… View Post