Banana, Blueberry and Oat Bread
Prep time: 10mins. Baking time: 15-20 mins
A perfect healthier banana bread to enjoy as a quick snack before or after your run
Asparagus and Mushroom Risotto
Prep and cooking time: 30 mins Serves: 2-3
Refreshing, light and easy to make risotto that tastes great.
Fruity and Veggie Caribbean Style Curry
Prep and cooking time: 45 mins Serves: 3-4
Notch up your 5 a day with this quick, easy yet sweet and refreshing curry.
30 Minute Veggie Green Risotto
Prep and cooking time: 30 mins Serves: 2-3
Another quick and easy yet healthy risotto recipe. Packed full of goodness and takes little time and effort to prepare.
Takeaway Style Prawn, Coconut and Lemongrass Curry ready in minutes.
Prep and cooking time: 15-20 mins Serves: 2-3
Forget the takeaway this incredibly easy dish is a great healthy yet tasty alternative. Packed full of veg and strong flavours it is the perfect weekend dish for all the family to enjoy!
This simple dish is perfect comfort food on those cold winter nights. Ready in 30 minutes and can feed the whole family.
Ready in 30 minutes, this simple recipe is a perfect fuel source for those long runs or a post run boost.
Post long run Banana, Seeds and Greek Yoghurt Refuelling Snack
Post long run recovery fueling. Looks a mess but tastes great and instantly feel reenergised. Banana, Greek yoghurt, chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, oats and a good portion of honey!
Liven up your potatoes with this tasty recipe. It is quick, easy and will leave your guests wanting more. A great side dish to a chilli or my Mexican Style Chicken Stew.
A perfect weekend night in tasty treat. Easy to make and uses only the basic ingredients making it very cheap. You can easily double up the ingredients to treat the whole family. Goes perfect with my Mexican style potatoes. A great winter warmer.
Peanut Butter, Fruit and Chocolate Biscuits
Packed full of protein, vitamins and monounsaturated fats these biscuits are perfect as a snack, quick breakfast or an alternative fuel source whilst out on that long run. Made without butter, oil or any added sugars (apart from the chocolate) yet they are still soft and chewy and tasty.
This great low glycaemic index (sustained energy), high fibre, protein and iron is highly nutritious with a nutty flavour. This delicious recipe is great to add other veg too e.g. carrots or green beans.
Lemon, bean and aubergine tagine with wholemeal couscous
Moroccan style vegetable and bean stew with a zesty kick. A perfect autumn dish leaving you feeling warm and satisfied with plenty of energy ready for the your running the following day.
Refreshing Zesty Cauliflower and Mushroom Pasta
So simple, so tasty – don’t get bored by the usual pasta dishes. Try this dish this week and you won’t be let down by the flavours. A perfect summer pasta dish for any occasion.
Quick, Easy, Simple and Healthy BBQ Ideas
Everyone loves a BBQ, here a few different ideas to mix up your BBQ this summer. They are quick and easy to put together, taste great and of course healthy options!
Super Charged Cauli, Sweet Potato and Spinach Curry
Prep and cooking time: 40 mins
Super charged with protein, vitamins, iron and fibre this curry doesn’t disappoint. Full of flavour, energy and all-round goodness. Perfect for any occasion and easy to put together.
Prep time: 10mins. Baking Time: 20mins
These healthy refined sugar free granola bars are bound together by bananas. The fruit provides all the sweetness and making them soft and chewy. Packed full of chia, flax and pumpkin seeds boosting energy, iron and fibre. Perfect pre/post or during a run or perfect as a healthy snack.
Homemade Wholewheat Yeast Free Pizza
Prep and cooking time: 30 mins Serves: 2
Pizza doesn’t have to be a unhealthy binge. This recipe is simple, takes no time at all and best of all it is such a healthy alternative to shop and takeaway bought pizzas. What’s more you can enjoy being creative and add whatever toppings you want.
Homemade Red Pesto with Wholewheat Pasta
Prep and cooking time: 15-20 mins
This pesto is incredibly tasty and takes no time at all to put together. Greta to have with your favourite pasta and vegetables and you have a great comforting healthy meal.
Sugar Free Wholewheat Blueberry Muffins
These refined sugar free muffins are delicious and light. Made with wholewheat for a better energy source and Greek yoghurt for a moist texture. These healthier muffins are a great alternative treat to those high fat high sugar coffee shop versions.
Homemade Pesto with Wholewheat Pasta
This pesto is so easy to make, you can just throw it all together. No need for set amounts just shove it all in a food processor, give it a good mix and it’s ready in minutes.
Perfect pre, post run or perfect on the go for those long runs. Simple to make and much better than sugar packed shop bought energy bars. They contain only natural sugar, they are rich in essential fats, fibre, B Vitamins, iron, magnesium, zinc and Omega-3.
Lemony Courgette Spaghetti (with Prawns)
One of my favourites – it’s packed full of flavour. Full of goodness and only takes
15minutes to rustle up. You can choose to add prawns to have that little bit extra or chicken if you prefer.
Harissa Chicken and Chickpea Tagine
Plenty of protein, carbohydrates vitamins and minerals – perfect for a post run recovery meal. The spinach gives a good iron boost too.
Prep time: 10 mins. Cooking time: 20-25mins
1 Minute Recipes
Chia Energy Flapjack
Perfect for taking proper food out on your long runs. Powered by the chia seed. All natural ingredients and NO ADDED SUGAR!
Ingredients: 2 Large eggs, 240g Oats, 100g Chia Seeds, 80g sultanas, 40g ground flax seeds, honey, Red Palm and Rapeseed Oil, orange zest and Cinnamon (optional)
Method: 1) Preheat oven to 150
2) Break the 2 eggs into large bowl, mix well with 4 tbsp honey and 3tbsp oil. Add in the zest of half an orange
3) Add oats gradually and mix well. Continue to add sultanas, chia seeds and flax seeds. Mixing well.
4) If needed add more honey and oil to make mixture sticky.
5) Into medium sized baking tray add 2tbsp of oil and heat for a couple of minutes. Carefully remove tray and ensure oil is well spread over the bottom.
6) Empty all of mixture into tray and firmly press down on it so that it all sticks together. Optional: Sprinkle over a little cinnamon over the top. Then place in middle of oven for 15-20 minutes until starts to brown on top.
7) Leave to cool, cut up and enjoy!
Chia Banana Bomb
I love this recipe. Its so easy. so tasty, full of energy and as always only natural ingredients and no added sugar.
Ingredients (no measurements needed here just dollop it in): 1 unripe banana, Greek yoghurt, honey, chia seeds, cinnamon.
Method: 1) Mash up the banana with a fork (keep a small amount of banana intact for later) then dollop in around 4 spoons of Greek yoghurt and mix together.
2) Add in 1 spoon of honey and a dash of cinnamon – mix together.
3) Add in loads of chia seeds.
4) Put in a bowl/jar, top with some banana and sprinkle of cinnamon and pop in fridge to set for an hour or so.
5) Eat and enjoy the goodness!
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