Once you Parsnip…

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Pardon my failed attempt at punning the famous Pringles tagline. What I want to do with this post is give you an alternative to crisps for those late-night TV snacks that we all crave when curled up on the couch watching Strictly, Come Dine With Me, the Late, Late Toy show, the darts players championship… […]

Ba da ba ba ba – I’m FAKING it

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Fake-Aways are the hottest new thing in the food arena – carb-free pizzas, home-made and healthy Indian curries, authentic Thai food. You name it, it’s been faked-away. So I’ve decided to attempt a healthy version of one of my favourite no-no’s – McDonalds. I’m partial to the  Sweet Chilli Crispy Chicken wrap. But at 800+ […]

Autumnal AWESOMEness

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I don’t have much to say here – just that this picture is one motivation to go running outside in the autumn/winter. Look at the colours, contrasts and beauty of nature. I am aware that to take this I needed to stop running and flute around trying to find the “best light” to capture the amazing […]

Let’s go INSANE!

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It is wet, cold and hailing outside. You know you should get off your backside and get out there regardless. But you just can’t – you can’t even stomach the short sprint from the house to the car, and then from the car through the doors of the gym. So what can you do instead? […]

Overnight oats? Never heard of them…

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I know, I know – everyone is banging on about overnight oats at the moment. But they’re so tasty and filling, and you just need to grab them from the fridge and tuck in. I used almond milk, Alpro coconut yoghurt, flax seeds and chia seeds and topped with a handful of blackberries I picked […]

Keenoa? Kinooah? Keenwa?

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I love making meals that are simple, accessible and that the entire family can enjoy. A recent favourite ingredient of mine is Quinoa. Yes, I know – the whole world is talking about, and frequently mispronouncing, this supergrain. But I find it versatile and a great alternative to breading chicken and fish. Below is a […]

Running up a Storm

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Running in this stormy weather is not much fun. But the sweet satisfaction of finishing is worth it… Check out this collage from an emotional roller-coaster of a run I did last week. And yes, I did feel like an idiot pulling faces and taking selfies. Luckily, I was the only foolhardy nutcase out on […]