Category Archive: Nutrition

I eat dirty

Quite frankly, this is not true. Nor do I ‘eat clean’. Not in the way that the word might be interpreted by people today. I recently watched the Horizon programme “Clean Eating –… Continue reading

Nagano Marathon – 6 weeks to go!

With a little over 6 weeks to go I have just…sprained my ankle. Whilst skiing in some slightly bumpy off piste terrain, I hit a ledge that I couldn’t see, my ski released… Continue reading

Japanuary

What a start to 2016! *Warning this is quite a long post, but I can barely Skype my parents on a weekly basis, let alone blog more frequently… Nagano Marathon & Training On… Continue reading

Oats: Recipe No.5

Pecan and Maple Syrup Granola – a crunchy blend of goodies to eat for breakfast or a snack. Pecans, like many nuts, are rich in minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants which make them a… Continue reading

Oats : Recipe No.4

Smiley biscuits with a dark chocolate filling – okay, mine were originally made with wholegrain flour, but there is no reason why you can’t swap the flour for ground oats. The dough will… Continue reading

Oats : Recipe No.3

Oaty ‘Nice’ Cream – I had some frozen bananas and figs (they are in season) in the freezer and thought adding some oats and other goodies would make a tasty refuel meal. The… Continue reading

Oats : Recipe No.2

Protein Pancakes – I came across these via The Body Coach. Ingenious. This is my version of the recipe but again, do adapt it as required. Keeping these high in protein is the… Continue reading

Oats : My Superfood

I always thought oats meant porridge, and I always thought porridge was like rice pudding. The two bowls of white lumpy ‘mush’ look the same to me so therefore they must taste the… Continue reading

Green Juice

Yes, juices are all the craze, especially green ones, and I’m not ashamed to say it but I quite enjoy them, too. This one is pretty tasty though, and a good pick-me-up mid… Continue reading

Summer Salads

Not that these salads can only be eaten in the summer, but on hot summer days, they’re not heavy but are still healthy and nourishing. Salade Niçoise This is a favourite of mine… Continue reading