Peas are so overlooked! Steaming or boiling peas don’t do them any justice at all. So I thought, “Why not a pesto?” because it’s easy to make and gives the humble pea a bit of a glamourous makeover. Just throw all the ingredients into your blender and give it a few minutes to turn this … Continue reading Summer Pea and Mint Pesto
WHAT ARE GREEN SMOOTHIES? More often than not, my smoothie ends up green because I’ll add spinach or spirulina or matcha. Quite simply, anything green added to your smoothie makes it a green smoothie. You can’t actually taste any rawness or grassiness that you might expect, so I’d recommend that everyone try a green smoothie … Continue reading Green Smoothies!
Why is it that every dessert you buy in the shops is loaded with disgraceful amounts of sugar, fat, preservatives and other unpronouncable things? In my frustration with the
ingredients list list of processed cr*p on most sweet treats, I experimented with my favourite dessert and out came this scrumptious, rich, healthy and beautiful pie!
When I had short hair as a kid (and I’m talking boy-hair here!) I’d always envy anyone with hair longer than mine. It made me do everything I could later in life to grow my hair; magic pills, topical creams, oil treatments, questionable herbal remedies… I’ve tried it all! As a youngster I had fairly thick, strong hair but as I got older I lost a lot of my hair because of stress and crazy hormone changes. Exam time? Hair falls out. Boyfriend issues? Oh look there’s more hair on the floor. Period time? Let’s make a carpet of mutinous hair. Crying about hair falling out? Let’s jump off her head EVEN MORE!
Besides the convenience of throwing everything into a blender and having breakfast or a snack ready in 30 seconds flat, smoothies are also incredibly healthy because you’re not cooking anything or soaking anything (and losing out on nutrients) and you still get all the fibre in the fruit and veggies you’re using (unlike juicing).
This is Part 1 of a two part post on eating well and exercising. A Basic Guide to Fitness covers exercises any beginner can do and anyone can incorporate into their fitness routine.
If you want a quick, easy, healthy, warm breakfast idea for these chilly winter mornings then look no further! Just the idea of muffins brings warmth your insides, so just imagine what a delicious, nourishing ACTUAL MUFFIN can do 😉 Continue reading “Protein Power Muffins”