When you’re first starting out on your weight loss journey the prospect of new gadgets is always one filled with excitement. The things that you can do with your new gadget, you generally don’t stop talking about it and all its functions, convincing friends that they need one too, encouraging them to head online right … More Gadgets to mix up your meals
In the last six months I’ve been on and off with my weight loss and it’s with a heavy heart that I admit I’ve put back on a stone. It’s really disheartening, I’ve just struggled to get back on the straight and narrow with my eating, and I’ve gone back to the old me – … More Losing my will power
If you’ve been on social media recently it would be hard to miss the phenomenon that is fitness favourite, The Body Coach, Joe Wicks. Here is all you need to know about Joe.
Spring is officially here and that means ever so slightly warmer weather, longer days and the joys of flowers in bloom and birds singing. It definitely encourages me to get outside, and I don’t mind the longer walks on the nicer evenings. In winter I just want to curl up with a blanket and cuppa, … More Birds, bikes and hikes
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: 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
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
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
When it comes to drinking we all know that water is an integral part of our daily lives, it keeps us hydrated, makes up two thirds of our bodies and doesn’t have the nasty additives that fizzy drinks can have. I find out from Aqua Pura just their top 10 ways of making drinking water … More Top 10 ways to drink more water
As I think back to the summer and wonder why it was over so quickly, I take inspiration from that short window of vibrant colour with this weeks Gym Bag Dreams theme – powerful pinks