Morning! I must apologise for my radio silence these past few weeks - my only explanation is having a very active 2 year old and a 5 month old who is VERY snuggly. So much so, that apart from the very bare minimum of getting a 20-30 minute workout in at the arse crack of … Continue reading Ain’t Got Time Fo’ Dat? – 5 Min Banana Bread
Evening all! So, after 13 months of Maternity Leave and living in a baby bubble with our lil Dumpling, I went back to work work work work work work today. The hardest part about today was, funnily enough, nothing to do with leaving dumpling (he will now be busy terrorising Grandma for 4 days … Continue reading Have You Seen The Banana Oat Muffin Man?
Evening all! First off, what happened to our summer? This time last week I was putting ice cubes in tuppaware and leaving it underneath my Dumpling's cot to cool him down. Today, I'm layering him up in a sleepsuit and vest with a quilt! Typical British weather! Well, whilst we all ponder why all of … Continue reading N(ice) Cream for Nice Weather
So next week I'll be preparing to start Shaun T's latest programme on Beachbody On Demand - 'Shaun Week'. I'll be doing a series of Shaun T workouts in order to get mentally and physically ready to do Shaun Week, starting exclusively on BOD 12th June. Part of my prep is food prep. Ignore I'm … Continue reading Banana Rama Breakie!
As a British person, I've never understood why Americans call, what are essentially dumplings, 'biscuits'. When I went to New York in 2012, I constantly saw 'biscuits' as a side order on restaurant menus. I never ordered them because I couldn't understand why anyone would want a Rich Tea or Bourbon with their restaurant meal. … Continue reading Tea & Biscuits
My mum was always that mum who made everything from scratch. No matter what it was, she could make it. Want some apple pie? She'd make it. Want fish and chips? Mum would be at the fishmonger in the morning and whisking up batter in the afternoon whilst chopping potatoes. So, naturally, I try to … Continue reading Have a bowla granola!
About 4 years ago, I started my first round of Insanity. It was also around this time that, I started 'meal prepping' on Sundays. By 'meal prepping', I mean cooking, baking and preparing my breakfast and lunches for the week ahead. If I was going to beast myself doing Insanity, I had to fuel my … Continue reading Full of FlavorGod
One thing I struggle with each day is making sure I get a good daily intake of iron and vitamins. I hate taking tablets, so I prefer to use whole foods as my source of goodness. One of the easiest ways I've found to get a good dose of iron and vitamins is to drink … Continue reading Popeye would be proud!