Homemade Iron Packed Soup

Fancy some soup that's really easy to make and is packed with iron? Salads are great but I need variety and the soups at work can be unpredictable or not vegetarian! Randomly on Wednesday evening I decided to make some homemade soup for my lunch the next day. I knew I needed iron in there … Continue reading Homemade Iron Packed Soup

Running With Anaemia

Okay so what is iron deficiency anaemia? Quite simply, iron deficiency anaemia (anemia - US spelling) is a condition where a lack of iron in the body leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells. According to http://www.runnersworld.com iron deficiency anaemia is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies among female athletes. They … Continue reading Running With Anaemia

Avocado on Rye

Clean Eating Alice Inspired by Clean Eating Alice who I follow on Instagram, Twitter and through her book "The Body Bible". Ingredients This breakfast is packed with goodness that should keep you energised until lunchtime. All you need is.... A small ripe avocado Extra virgin olive oil Cherry tomatoes or a normal tomato (whatever you have … Continue reading Avocado on Rye

Halloumi & Quinoa

  This quick vegetarian meal is full of goodness and is really quick to make. All you need is.... Halloumi Quinoa Sugar snap peas Cherry Tomatoes Courgette Garlic Powder Soy Sauce Turmeric With the courgette I use a a peeler to peel it into strips. I chuck that with the sugar snaps peas, cherry tomatoes, … Continue reading Halloumi & Quinoa

How Cutting Out Booze Has Helped Me Lose Weight.

Declaration - This post is not based on any medical opinion and is my opinion alone. Everyone's body is different, however my intention is to inform others like me, in the hopes that it can help. I have included some studies which I will reference. I have always been that 'curvy girl' who carries an … Continue reading How Cutting Out Booze Has Helped Me Lose Weight.

Veggie Burrito Bowl

Today I was craving something fresh with beans and avocado. So straight onto Pinterest I was and searched what I could think of, and 'Burrito Bowl' came up. I decided to make my own version and this is what you would need...... Cup of rice diced red onion sweetcorn cherry tomatos in quarters chopped up … Continue reading Veggie Burrito Bowl

Becoming a Vegetarian

I have never been a meat lover, but I have always been an animal lover. I still very nearly cry every time I see dead wildlife on the side of the road. I became a vegetarian shortly after Christmas last year with my last official meat being turkey with my Christmas dinner. I decided one … Continue reading Becoming a Vegetarian

Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

This dish was really easy to make and was under 400 cals a portion (altogether makes around 4 servings) All you need is..... corinander spring onions red onion 3 cloves of garlic vegetable stock low fat coconut milk dry noodles Ginger Chilli coconut oil mushrooms grated carrot mangetout Apart from the coriander, I had most … Continue reading Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

Chicken & Avocado Salad

Garlic & basil coated chicken-seared both sides in a pan for a few minutes then finished in the oven for 15 mins.  Served with sliced avocado, spinach, baby tomatoes and a slice of lemon! Yummy healthy lunch or dinner!!!

It’s okay to not obsess about what you are eating

You have spent all week avoiding naughty foods at work and you have successfully avoided accepting the sugar covered donut that your boyfriend offered you. You pass Mac Donald's every morning and pat yourself on the back for not  detouring through to buy a sausage and egg Mc Muffin.  You should be proud that you … Continue reading It’s okay to not obsess about what you are eating