Monday – Gym

Monday – Gym

For me, I need to get my exercise routine over and done with early, and preferably first thing in the morning. Why? Because for me, in the evening I am tired from my work and I just want to go home and have something nice for dinner and watch some TV (normally cooking programs). It also means, it’s done and I haven’t reached the end of the day, where I might be tempted to put it off, through being overly tired, or at the stage where I just can’t be bothered. As it gets later in the day, my enthusiasm generally declines. I know myself too well, it would be easy at 4.30pm to say “oh well I’ll just go tomorrow” and that probably wouldn’t happen. [Read more…]

Yellow Split Pea and Ham Soup

Yellow Split Pea and Ham Soup

This delicious, rich tasting, low calorie easily made yellow split pea and ham soup is a great low cost family staple. This recipe makes 8 portions so there’s plenty to freeze for days you just haven’t got the time! [Read more…]

Wholemeal Bread and Rolls

Wholemeal Bread and Rolls

Home baking. Wholemeal Bread and Rolls. Make your own home baked bread and wholemeal rolls by hand or by using a stand mixer. Easy to follow step by step picture guide

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Neil’s Bircher Muesli

Neil’s Bircher Muesli

Neil’s Bircher Muesli. This is my easy, tasty version of the classic overnight oats recipe providing the perfect relaxing and healthy start to the day!

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Healthy Scrambled Egg Whites, with Flax Seeds, Spinach and Nutmeg

Healthy Scrambled Egg Whites, with Flax Seeds, Spinach and Nutmeg

As I’m usually at home on my Pilates and Free Weights Day, I like to cook something quick, easy, filling, and full of all the goodness that I need after my workout. One of the simplest things for me is scrambled egg whites with flax seeds, spinach and nutmeg. To make this quick recipe I use just 2 bowls for quickness:- [Read more…]

Exercise

Exercise

Ok, so it goes without saying that in order to enjoy my passion of baking and cooking great healthy meals, I do have a weekly exercise routine that I follow fairly rigidly.

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Sunday Curry Lamb Rogan Josh and Naan Breads

Sunday Curry Lamb Rogan Josh and Naan Breads

Lamb rogan josh and naan breads go together so well they create an amazingly tasty Sunday curry feast. Here I show you how to make lamb rogan josh with home-made naan breads. You’ll never want to buy pre-made curry or naan breads again once you’ve tasted this! [Read more…]

Snacks – Interesting Curly Kale Crisps

Snacks – Interesting Curly Kale Crisps

Curly kale crisps make an ideal quick healthy snack recipe. Here I show you how to make curly kale crisps in just 15 minutes. All that’s needed is 200g curly kale, 1 tbsp. olive oil and a little salt to season. You’ll love this easy light and crispy savoury delight!   [Read more…]