Mini Granola Cups

This simple take on regular granola is ideal for keeping an eye on how much granola you’re eating as it can be quite energy dense (you don’t have to eat much of it for the calories to add up). I found that 2 filled granola cups was the perfect serving size, although I may have been…

Zucchini Burger

No, it’s not vegetarian! So zucchini or courgette is a very handy ingredient to have at hand, especially if you are trying to lose weight/eat less due to it’s low calorie content. Per 100g of the vegetable it contains a tiny 17 kcals! It also contains dietary fibre, potassium and vitamin C amongst other nutrients. With…

Get creative in the kitchen

Following on from yesterday’s tip of mixing up your mode of exercise and trying something new, today’s tip is similar. Get creative in the kitchen     Just because you are on a health buzz doesn’t mean you have to eat the same boring foods day in and day out. That has to be up there with…

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 1 medium red bell pepper 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tin chickpeas in water, drained juice of 1 lemon 1-2 tsp cumin 2 tbsp tahini (ground sesame seeds) Water, as needed

Healthy alternatives to your favourite treats

As it’s the last day of the weekend for a lot of people, or the first working day on this side of the world, I think both count as good reasoning to treat ourselves 😉 Try healthier alternatives to your favourite treats Especially when we try our best to ‘eat clean’, we sometimes get fed…

Breakfast – THAT’S not what you eat for breakfast!!?

Breakfast has made itself known for being a bowl of cereal type meal, or a slice of toast, jam and coffee one. But why? Maybe because that’s what we have let it become. We fall for all the mass advertising around breakfast cereals. “Wholegrain cheerios” Just no. Wholegrains such as oats, yes!

Healthy Satay Chicken Skewers Recipe

Homemade satay chicken skewers on a bed of cauliflower rice with some sweet potato wedges This dish is a great alternative to the usual take-away version, and tastes so good! Clean eating isn’t all about chicken, rice & broccoli you know, as surprising as that may seem in the bodybuilding world! 😛 In order for…