It’s not easy finding the best work out clothes. Where do you look? The high street, online or do you go designer? I’ve gone to one of my favourite shops, New Look, to uncover their finest crop tops so that you don’t have too.
Lemons aren’t just for smoothies and in your food, they can also be used to ensure your food is kept fresh and can, in its pure form, have its benefits. Why not try these four different ways to use lemons?
Typically, the only time I add lemon to anything is when I’m eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. However, lemon’s feature in some recipes I’ve recently been trying, including in smoothies and salads, but why are they so key to weight loss?
Incorporate these smoothies into your daily routine for a much needed pick-me-up!
Try these three simple tricks to get more exercise into your day without spending hours at the gym.
This last week has been a big struggle for me. I really pushed myself during a Fitbit challenge and while it got me the results I wanted, I’ve paid for it this weekend by just feeling exhausted. I slept most of today.
You ate, drank, and were merry – but now it’s time to wake up and start on a health kick. It’s time for a detox, a word that sounds scary to most of us as it makes us think of dieting, consuming copious amounts of water and spending day after day endlessly eating boring salads. … More Introducing flower sprouts
Naturopath and founder of Primrose’s Kitchen, Primrose Matheson, has been looking at ways to approach the New Year with more balance. Although a great time of year to shake off those Christmas cobwebs, often we rush into the New Year with unrealistic expectations and goals that can be hard to maintain.
Serves: 2 to 4 What you need: 4 large flat mushrooms 1 aubergine, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 red onion, chopped Handful of chopped chives Fresh chilli chopped 1 teaspoon Lucy Bee Coconut Oil 1 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon pine nuts Goat’s or feta cheese to top. Omit for lactose free or vegan What … More Stuffed mushroom with aubergine
Serves: 4 Calories: 451 What you need: 1 onion, chopped (170g) 500g pack of extra lean minced beef 1-2 teaspoon chilli powder 400g can chopped tomatoes 400g can kidney beans (240g drained and rinsed) 1 round lettuce, leaves washed and separated (80g) 275g leftover cooked rice 4 tablespoon soured cream What to do: Fry the … More Chilli lettuce leaves
Serves: 4 What you need: 80g Flahavan’s Irish organic porridge oats 420g of peaches, stones removed and quartered 200g blueberries Juice of ½ an orange Zest of 1 orange 1 tablespoon honey 1 vanilla pod, seeded 70g coconut oil 40g flakes quinoa 40g ground almonds 1 tablespoon chia seeds 70g soft brown sugar … More Peach and blueberry crumble
Many of us are starting off the New Year with resolutions to lose weight, exercise and get fit. Despite starting with the best of intentions, only one in 10 of us will see our resolutions through, with the majority of us abandoning them by February. So often this is due to attempting too many changes … More Six simple steps to start the New Year
New year, new… gym accessories! This past year has flown by and its safe to say that the new year is going to bring lots of lifestyle changes, dieters and brand new gym kits. Hopefully Santa was kind and brought everyone protein powder, bottles and workout clothes. If he didn’t it’s time to hit the … More Gym Bag Dreams – New year sparkle
Serves: 4 What you need: For the pie: ½ x 85g bag of watercress, chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 1 celery stick, finely chopped 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped 25g butter 500g minced lamb 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, roughly chopped For the mash: ½ … More Shepherd’s pie topped with watercress and Cheddar mash
Serves: 4 Calories: 384 What you need: 450g Newmarket sausages (8 sausages) 1 tablespoon rapeseed oil 6 shallots, peeled and diced 6 sticks Fenland celery, cut into 10cm lengths 2 Bramley apples, peeled and cut into wedges 200g tinned tomatoes, chopped 300mls dry cider 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage leaves Salt and pepper to taste What to … More Boozy sausage, celery and apple hotpot with cider