Serves: 4 Calories: 267 What you need: 350g rump or sirloin steak 3 tablespoons Kikkoman soy sauce Juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon sesame oil or 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 red chilli, deseeded and very finely chopped 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 200g mushrooms, sliced or left whole if small 125g tenderstem broccoli 2 … More A healthy Chinese takeaway
I’ve never had a kale smoothie before and I decided to try out this VegFestUK recipe. Safe to say the family-sized bag of kale I now own wont be going to waste. I’m more one for a fruit smoothie but the subtle hint of ginger alongside the banana was quite refreshing so much so I’ve … More The big fat green smoothie
Did you know it was National Mushroom Month? There are so many national months/weeks/days I can’t keep up, but I’ve just seen the Just Add Mushrooms campaign from the Mushroom Bureau (yes, that’s a real thing, I checked!) and their tips on why mushrooms should be your go to ingredient. Personally I love that their … More It’s National Mushroom Month!
I’ve never been one for soup other than in winter – you definitely can’t beat a hot bowl of soup with a crusty roll – but in the quest to eat healthily I’ve come across Abel & Cole’s superb souping box. Personally I think that blenders should be used for delicious fruit smoothies with yoghurt, honey, … More Winter warmers delivered to your door
Serves: 4 Calories: 267 What you need: 4 rashers of back bacon Butter for greasing 300g cherry tomatoes 4 eggs 4 slices of wholemeal bread What you do: Pre-heat the grill to medium and line the grill pan with foil. Grill the bacon for 2-3 minutes, turning once until just cooked but not brown as … More Baked eggs and super soldiers
It’s not a surprise that a desk job is killer when it comes to weight gain. I’ve had to work very hard to incorporate as much exercise into my day as possible, and since I’ve got a Fitbit I’ve seen vast improvements as it is a constant reminder that I’m not active enough. I start … More My job helped me gain weight
A survey has revealed that the average Brit skips five meals a week – I think I add five meals a week but that’s neither here nor there – with breakfast being the most likely meal to be skipped despite it being the most important. Everyone needs that kick start to their day, right? I … More Don’t skip the most important meal of the day
I’ve found the perfect, or at least most stylish, accessory to take to the gym, and his name is Jim… You probably won’t have heard of JimBag just yet as it is a brand new lifestyle and leisure brand that has launched in Manchester but it is the epitome of cool clobber. Being practical is … More His name is Jim
Makers of a new powdered food product which launched earlier this year are on the hunt to find one lucky – or unlucky dependent on how you feel about food – person who is willing to consume only their product for an entire year, no cheating! The company in question, Huel, are hoping that a … More Could you live on a powdered diet?
I’m not one for carrots – unless they are in a bubbling pot of stew that is – so a juice drink doesn’t sound particularly appealing to me, however, getting my five a day is, and as an ideal way to start the day I thought I’d give the latest offering from James White Drinks … More Getting that glow
According to Alfresia.co.uk, a garden and conservatory furniture etailer, we are heading outside for our fitness fix as now one in three of us admit to using our gardens as a makeshift gym. Personally I see the appeal, not that I have a garden as I live in a flat, but I use the space … More Are you a garden gym bunny?
I’ve tried to reduce my intake of tea over the course of my journey as I’ve been known to be a bit of a tea fiend, however I recently found that maybe I shouldn’t be so hasty to give up one of my favourite pastimes. Supposedly, a study conducted of 2,000 people showed that 44 … More The benefits of tea
Well, it should be the humble pistachio as it has just been crowned Nut of the Year 2015, and at 100 calories per 30 nuts, it’s no wonder. These protein packed mini marvels will now be on my shopping list, previously the honour belonged to the trusty almond and walnut, but I think this new … More What’s your nut of choice?
It’s no secret that us Brits love tea, and I’m not different. In the past I’ve been known to drink 10 cups a day – don’t tell my dentist as I’m a sugar fiend – so I was intrigued when I heard that The Berry Company are giving tea a boost this autumn with their … More Yellow tea is for me
Certified fitness professional, James Staring, has offered up his top tips on fighting your wiggly waistline and while I’m a firm believer in ‘abs are made in the kitchen’ he puts forward some interesting extra tid bits that will help you become the best version of you – something that James advocates. Check out his … More Bye bye belly fat