Morning all! What a miserable rainy cold day in London today! Luckily, once the oven is on, the house warms up very nicely. That gave me an excuse to get cosy in the kitchen and bake some treats for my Lil Dumpling😆 I had two sad ripe Bananas in the fruit bowl and some blueberries … Continue reading It’s Raining So We Baking!
I don't know about some of you ladies out there, but I ain't never been excited for shark week but I'm PROPER excited about SHAUN WEEK! My favourite trainer, motivator and all round superb human, Shaun T is back with a brand new fitness programme entitled Shaun Week - Insane Focus. Exclusively to Beachbody On Demand starting on … Continue reading This Ain’t Shark Week
So, egg muffins are nothing new. If you have an Instagram or Pinterest account, you'll know this! I've been making and eating these for years now, but it was only the other day I realised that these also make a perfect finger food for my lil dumpling! Egg is a great source of protein and … Continue reading Have You Seen The (Egg) Muffin Man?
So, our Dumpling decided to start walking at 10 months 😱This is great, but it does get tiring running around after such an energetic baby! Whether it's a baby you're running after or just life in general, every now and then we all run low on fuel during the day and need that 'pick-me-up' to … Continue reading Iron Man Muffins
'I don't have time to go to the gym' ....'gym is too expensive and I end up paying for it and not going'...'treadmills are boring!'...' the gym intimidates me' Over the years, I've heard (and even said) some of the above when it comes to fitness. When you speak about personal fitness to people, usually, … Continue reading The Netflix of Fitness
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
Anyone who knows me, knows I am all about the Beachbody home workouts. I stopped going to the gym four years ago when I first did Insanity. But, its not just enough to do the workouts, as any fitness professional (I'm not one, obvs!) would tell you. You can workout all you want, but if … Continue reading Fixate All The Food!
Every now and then, a new 'hack' takes over social media, Instagram in particular, as that's the format where people can show off their 'eats' and 'food porn'. The most recent one I've come across is Sweet Potato 'Toast' - a new way of eating one of my favourite carbohydrates for breakfast. The idea is … Continue reading (Un)Sweet Potato Toast
One of the hardest adjustments I've had to make since becoming a mum, is remembering to eat. That sounds odd, especially since I often think about what I am going to eat next before I've finished what I am eating! But, as most new mums would tell you, once you have finished bathing baby, changing baby, … Continue reading Smooth(ie) Operator