Homemade Iron Packed Soup

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 [...]

Running With Anaemia

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 [...]

Vegetarian Thai Noodle Broth

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 [...]

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 [...]

Food!! Glorious healthy food!! 🍴

Food!! Glorious healthy food!! 🍴

When I first started my mission (I call it a mission because I knew this would be something that could make or break me!) I was dreading not being able to eat and drink what I wanted. But I can still eat my favourite foods and also make other foods become my favourite! Steak for [...]