Do you own a slow cooker? If you do, does it hug a corner in the back of a cupboard? Do you long to use it but you're just not sure what to do with it? Take action, dust it off and get cooking. If you do not have a slow cooker then you can … Continue reading Slow Cooker Top Tips
How to Hygge your garden, is an article that I wrote for the Thompson & Morgan website. Hygge (pronounced hue-gah) is a Danish term that describes a feeling or mood that comes from taking genuine pleasure in making ordinary, every day moments more meaningful, beautiful or special. Read the Click here to view How to Hygge your … Continue reading How to Hygge Your Garden
Most of us want to feel calm and happy in life, but achieving this can be a challenge in the 21st century world - life is too fast, too crowded and too 24/7! As we become more stressed the ability to find this sense of calm becomes increasingly difficult - just at the time you … Continue reading What is mindfulness?
Since starting on my journey most days include either half or a full avocado. I have fallen in love with this rocket filled veg (actually its a fruit!) yet as a child growing up in the 70s and 80s they were viewed as the dieters nemesis. So just how healthy are these little brown (or … Continue reading Just how amazing is avocado?
Recipe taken from Mary Berry To me Mary Berry is the queen of the kitchen. I trust her recipes 100% and this recipe certainly did not disappoint. The recipe serves 12-15. I was making pudding for 11 and there was plenty left. If you have a food mixer then this recipe is surprisingly easy to … Continue reading The Showcase Pavlova
Well, well - no dark glasses needed for me today. Admittedly quite a considerable lay in this morning but no headache tablets needed and no nipping off to bed for a Sunday afternoon catch up sleep. At the point where the tequila shots came out last night (yes, I had two .... ouch!) I called … Continue reading Day 28 -Milestone reached
Recipe taken from http://www.walthamstowefoodies.com. Having never cooked pulled pork before I wasn't quite sure what to expect from the recipe, but oh boy is it easy and well, let's just say the four of us managed to polish off a kilo piece of pork belly in one sitting, both the kids and adults loved it. … Continue reading The Easiest Pulled Pork
Alarm: 06:20. Up: 06:25. HITT complete: 07:00. Left for work: 08:03.... nailed it this morning! What a difference a day makes. Totally full on day and finally sat down to relax and start writing this: 22:40. But amazingly I still feel full of energy ... and that feels just great. Tonight I've even prepared a … Continue reading Day 26 – Back with avengence
This week has turned out to be a bit of a tough week. It's been a really hectic week which has been quite stressful at times which probably hasn't helped. Although it hasn't felt great, I've still completed 2 HITT's this week and a pilates class, no Diet Coke and my healthy eating regime for breakfast and … Continue reading Day 25 – Struggling …..
Boy was I feeling tired last night having run in the morning. I hit a brick wall around 9pm. I am sure it wasn't helped by being on my feet for most of the day cooking. Feeling a bit achy I'd pretty much resigned myself last night that I would not be up for a HITT … Continue reading Day 22 – Lesson learnt