Pre-Season Ski Training

This autumn has been stunning out in the Alps. After a hot and dry summer, the colours have been breathtaking. Combined with endless days of clear blue skies, glorious sunshine and warm temperatures… Continue reading

Chocolate and Salted Caramel Tart

Last week I promised to make a dessert for dinner at a friend’s house. Continuing with the theme of combining chocolate and salted caramel (not oats…) I decided to make a tart, inspired… 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

Balance Your Body

Eternal Glory is a series aired on iTV on a Tuesday night. Next week, Tuesday 3rd November, are the semi-finals. Eight retired professional athletes have been sent to Croatia where their sporting skills… Continue reading

Chocolate Shortbread with Salted Caramel

If you thought I was being all too healthy and that my recipes were lacking some gluttonous, chocolate based recipe, then fear not! (Dad , I know you are reading this and these… 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Smiley biscuits with a dark chocolate filling – okay, mine were originally made with wholegrain flour, but there is no reason why you can’t swap the flour for ground oats.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

Skiing : ‘it’s like riding a bike’

“It’s like riding a bike.” Not for me, with all my crashes, blown up wheels, squeals of fear and countless scars ingrained into my skin forever, skiing comes far more naturally to me,… Continue reading