"I hate salads because they never fill me up and they taste so plain. Even the thought of eating one makes me sad." ... Well, that's how I used to talk anyway. Here's how I flipped the script...
My Daniel Fast cookbook needs a massive overhaul. So, before I do that, I thought I'd recreate my favourite recipes, research and curate some new ones and edit some recipe videos instead! Here's the first one I've brought to the table - a new 2-minute recipe video for lentil burgers. Bon Appetit!
Ate a couple plates of yummy heavy carbs this week (pasta) to reset my system after periods of binging, under-eating and over-snacking (stupid unconscious stress responses). I think I’m back to normal now...
"It's not fair!" That's what I heard a couple of times last week when training in the gym and at the track. "It's not fair that you have a body like that." Erm. I actually think it is fair. Why? You get out what you put in. If I feed myself with junk every day,… Continue reading 4 Healthy, Home-Cooked Meal Ideas to Get & Stay in Shape
This 'Chunky Winter Vegetable and Lentil Soup' , which you can find in the 'Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook' by Sarah Flower, may just become your absolute fave winter warmer this year. Try out the recipe above and find out why. It's 'quick' because it takes 15 uninterrupted minutes to chop all the veg, rinse the… Continue reading New Year Dining – The Best “Quick” & Healthy Vegan Slow- Cooker Recipe Ever!
For the best, most-satiating morning smoothie ever, check out the recipe below. This is a quick and easy portable breakfast or post-workout shake. (It takes less than 5 mins to whizz together). As somebody always on the move, this is so handy when you haven't made time to sit down for breakfast. The only time… Continue reading 5-Minutes to a Healthy, Filling Morning Smoothie
I’m back on a health kick. I’m back to being the Fabulous Foodie. Have you missed me? September is my ‘new year, new me’ month. Why? The athlete mindset is this – the end of one season, the beginning of another – and the two seasons are startlingly distinct. The transition from a summer season… Continue reading Losing weight can be fun…carbs allowed!
Are you about to visit Barcelona or currently sat in your hotel or apartment wondering where to eat in Barcelona? Well, here's a few ideas to inspire and satisfy you... Carballeira, la Barcelonetta Lunch or Dinner... You won’t have tasted as sublime, thin-sliced baked potatoes as these. The sea bass was not the best I… Continue reading Best places to eat well in Barcelona!
I’ve wanted a new one of these ever since the reverse Exodus*.
And then my mind wanders…
There's no way in a million years you'd ever make a dish with avocados, butternut squash, tomatoes and lentils in it and eat it let alone call it a 'meal', right?! I thought the same thing at one point too; yet right now, I'm about to go further than my wildest expectations and actually RECOMMEND this… Continue reading New Lush Lentil Dish!