Are Nuts Healthy?

Are Nuts Healthy? Most articles you read will seem to all agree that nuts are very healthy, but there is one downside in that that can seem to have a lot of fat in them. This is very conflicting if you are focusing on having a low fat diet. The most important factor when you…

6 Tips For Weightloss

Everyone spends hours on google asking questions about weight loss, diets to follow and tips to shed the midriff. I also did this at the beginning of my journey and there were six things that I wrote down and stuck to that really helped me to shed that unwanted weight and tone up. Small Plates…

Nutty Energy Balls

I love food on the go, mainly because it’s what fits in to my life best. I rarely have time to sit at the table and take my time over a meal (which I know is not good) but it’s just the way things are. I eat little and often and that has been how…

The Food Blacklist

  Losing weight is not easy to do and nor is changing your diet. Drastic measures can be short lived and will leave you feeling miserable and angry. The good news is that I have done some research in to some of the ‘worst clupret’ foods that if you can avoid could just make a…

Lola’s Tail

I’ve decided to start this second blog at a really difficult time. I have had my beautiful Gizmo for 12 years now and over the last year he has quickly deteriorated with congentive heart failure which started out as a grade 5 heart murmur. He has reached a point a year on where the regular […]…

Chocolate Fingers

Chocolate fingers is probably slightly misleading but given the cutter we used I though I would go with it. Again this is another ‘child friendly’ recipe. Not overly clean or complex but just fun for you and the little ones (perfect for the Summer holidays!) We made a lot of mess, had a lot of fun…

How to Motivate Yourself

How to Motivate Yourself to Get your trainers on Motivating yourself to swap those slippers for trainers is not always an easy feat. Especially if like me you predominantly workout from home. Over the last four years I have tried so many different methods, ideas and tips that I have listed a few of my…

Mini Pizzas

The dreaded question every day… ‘what’s for tea’. As a mum this can get so monotonous, it’s easier to stick to the things you know they will want to eat but it can get so blooming boring week after week of the same menu. I some how managed to become the owner of a rather…

My New Bathroom

My bathroom is a room that for the last three years has been a complete mismatch of colours, patterns and themes and a few weeks ago with Arabella on holiday for a week I decided to do something about it. As you can see we had been hoarding half empty bottles of things, toys in…

Banana Protein Muffins

Bananas and protein are a great post workout snack for recovery. It is also well known that starting the day with a protein rich breakfast can curb those cravings a lot further in to the day and keep those pesky carbs at bay. This recipe is easy, protein rich, energy rich and with a little…

Homemade Animal Jars

I’m currently helping a friend plan her wedding so have been re introduced to pintrest. How i haven’t been on this the whole time I will never know (probably due to the complete bombardment of all other social media). Anyway i have now become rather obsessed with trawling through pages of ideas, saving them on…

DOMS

For any of you that haven’t heard of this DOMS stands for ‘delayed onset muscle soreness’ this can be something quite frustrating to deal with as if you don’t treat it properly it can set you back on your fitness journey, cause injury and leave you hobbling around like John Wayne for days to come….