My blog

August 28, 2020
blue ceramic plate with meal plan blocks

The Pitfalls of Meal Planning

I am proud to say that planning my weekly meals is something I’ve now been doing really consistently for at least 4 years. I can’t […]
April 3, 2019

Review & Giveaway! Black Tower Deliciously Light Wine and Tough Mudder Tickets

I really love having a glass of wine in the evening. I like the ritual of opening a bottle with dinner and I like to […]
January 7, 2019

James Haskell – Cooking for Fitness – Review + Giveaway

One of the things I struggled with for a long time was eating to fuel my workouts. It felt like all the advice on healthy […]
November 9, 2018

7 Unusual Advent Calendars for 2018

Years ago I started writing an advent calendar round up every year. Back then advent calendars for grown-ups weren’t so easy to find, then beauty […]
May 18, 2018

Why It’s Ok to Eat Pizza and other controversial topics

Currently I am part way through a Sports Nutrition diploma. It’s part of a journey I started a long time ago when I was struggling […]
March 29, 2018

Can You Cook Without Oil?

A couple of weeks ago Bacofoil® challenged me to cook without oil for a week using some of their products. They sent me a little […]
February 2, 2018

Things I Tried in January

Well, here we are, finally February. Janathon is over, but I still went for a run today, so yay me. Mostly January has been about […]
December 4, 2017

Organic Christmas: Goats Cheese and Bacon Parcels

THIS POST IS PRODUCED IN COLLABORATION WITH THE ORGANIC TRADE BOARD When I was a student I would eat pretty much anything. A particular favourite […]
December 1, 2017

Things I Tried in November

YAY! IT’S DECEMBER! That means it’s time to crack open the mulled wine, bring out the glitter, and secretly battle with your inner slob to […]
November 24, 2017

Cocktail Hour : Sloe Gin Fizz

Today I had planned to write a shopping post. Tie in with the made up Black Friday craziness and maybe share some of the deals […]
November 2, 2017

Recipe: Sausage and Toffee Apple Traybake

I’ve been waiting a whole year to share this recipe! Every time I make it it’s a dark Autumn evening. I keep thinking one day […]
October 20, 2017

Halloween Cocktails – The Eyeball Martini

Ah, I love Halloween. It’s only 10 days away now, so it’s time to start planning themed drinks, and themed food, and decorations, and buying […]