Strawberry and goats cheese salad

 This one is super simple to make and looks great - I got lots of compliments and people asking for the recipe at the barbecue I took it to. Take some mixed leaves (I used mostly watercress, with some spinach to bulk it out), then add some cut strawberries (ideally you want ones that aren't … Continue reading Strawberry and goats cheese salad

Pimp my green salad

Even if you are going for a traditional green salad, there are lots of ways to make it a  bit more exciting, and make sure you get a range of vitamins and protein in there, and it fills you up. I like to add a thinly sliced carrot and red cabbage for some crunch and … Continue reading Pimp my green salad

I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan

Last Sunday was International Women’s Day, and I was really excited to see how many sporting organisations and companies were promoting the day and promoting women’s involvement in sport – from celebrating Olympic achievements down to encouraging everyday women to get more active. I’ve written before about the challenges that professional sportswomen face through a self-reinforcing cycle where … Continue reading I can do anything, I am strong, I am invincible #ThisGirlCan

Still going strong 3 weeks in – Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge

Hannah's 100 Day Challenge - 3 weeks in It's been 3 weeks since Hannah began her 100 day challenge to run 5k and lose 1 1/2 stone so I thought it was a good time to catch up with her and see how she was finding it. In our first session I assessed her run fitness and technique, suggesting ways to … Continue reading Still going strong 3 weeks in – Hannah’s 100 Day Challenge

Superfood Seven – quinoa and ‘cheating’ roasted veg

I didn't realise until I started writing this down quite what a tick list of so-called 'superfoods' this dish is. I normally ignore most of the marketing buzz that goes on around the latest trendy food, but I happen to think this tastes (and looks) really good. Normally I would prepare it by roasting all the … Continue reading Superfood Seven – quinoa and ‘cheating’ roasted veg