Bacon & Shroom Pasta

Feel free to swop the bacon for cooked ham or leave out if vegetarian. This is also lovely made with leeks, saute with the mushrooms. Print Recipe Bacon & Shroom Pasta Course Main Courses Prep Time 10 Cook Time 15 Servings Ingredients 1 tsp oilve oil2 rashers bacon streaky or
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STEPS – how many should you be doing daily

STEPS – No, not the band (Tragedy 🎶), just putting one foot in front of the other. Why are they useful and used as a marker in the fitness world!   10,000 steps a day is the arbitrary number most people associate with step counting. It’s believed that the concept
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Slow cooked runner beans & tomatoes

This is a recipe from Ottelenghi, adapted slightly.  It is an excellent way to use a glut of runner beans and tomatoes from the garden. Lovely as a side dish or as a main dish served with grains. Freezes well. Print Recipe Slow cooked runner beans & tomatoes Course Sides
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Lentil Bolognaise

A great dish for meat-free Mondays. Easy to double the quantity. Print Recipe Lentil Bolognaise Course Main Courses Prep Time 10 mins Cook Time 40 mins Servings Ingredients 1 onion chopped1 garlic clove crushed1 large carrot diced1 large courgette diced125 g dried brown lentils or puy lentils1/2 tbsp olive oil400
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Eating fat doesn’t make you fat.

Eating fat does not make you fat. Many people are afraid of eating fat as they think it will make them fat. This is a common misconception, especially in people trying to lose weight or body fat. A lot of this fear of fat stems from the low-fat era of
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The body and how we age – we can’t stop it, but we can improve it!

The body and how we age – we can’t stop it, but we can improve it!   We are living in a world that’s facing rising long term health conditions as we all get older. A lot of these changes happen after the age of 30 and they compound over
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Protein and weight loss

Protein and weight loss: How much protein should you eat to lose weight?   Lots of scientific research on nutrition and weight loss shows key markers on people’s success in winning the battle of the bulge: Whilst exercise is massively important, your healthy eating habits probably matter more than the
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Lemon & garlic chicken thighs

Super quick, super tasty. Print Recipe Lemon & garlic chicken thighs Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 25-30 mins Servings people Ingredients 4 small chicken thighs (skinless & boneless)1 lemon, juiced4 cloves garlic2 medium sweet potatoes cubed1 tsp olive oil1 head broccoli Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 25-30 mins
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7 Benefits of Exercise

                  1.Exercise controls weight. Exercise can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss. When you engage in physical activity, you burn calories. The more intense the activity, the more calories you burn. You don’t need to set aside huge
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Cauliflower Egg Fried Rice

This is another great dish to use up leftover veggies.  Contains protein from the eggs. Use whatever veg you have to hand, just chop it small or slice thinly so it cooks quickly. Great as a vegetarian main on its own or also lovely with a piece of pan-fried seabass,
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