Sweet Potato and Salmon Fishcakes

These fishcakes came to life when I had just three things in the fridge - salmon, sweet potatoes and spinach! They're a great source of slow-release carbs, filling protein and anti-inflammatory omega 3 oils from the fish. Try after a workout for the right mix of protein and carbohydrates to re-fuel and support muscle recovery. It's … Continue reading Sweet Potato and Salmon Fishcakes

Chicken and spinach curry

I adore curries. When travelling through Asia I've never tired of sitting down to a palak paneer, green Thai, or Khmer curry. While I can't promise anything as good as those experiences, this simple chicken curry is one of my staples. It's looks (and tastes) pretty impressive plus it's full of full of antioxidant rich spices, which … Continue reading Chicken and spinach curry

Thai Veggie stir fry with Peanut Sauce

Fridge full of vegetables and not sure what to do with them? Try this Thai-style stir fry using peanut butter as the star ingredient - the flavour is incredible (trust me!), and a great way to use up leftover vegetables. Serve with rice, or as a side to chicken or fish. (I've listed the vegetables used here in the photo, … Continue reading Thai Veggie stir fry with Peanut Sauce

Black Bean Soup

I'm currently in the throes of a love affair with black beans, which no bad thing since I'm in spending this month in Guatemala. Served with eggs for breakfast, avocado at lunch and rice or tortillas at dinner, a saucepan of black beans can last for several days, becoming the basis for many different meals - soups, stews, chilli, and … Continue reading Black Bean Soup

Spread your protein intake through the day

Most of us eat more protein at dinner than any other meal, but if you're exercising regularly, trying to improve muscle mass or lose weight, research suggests its better to spread your intake through the day. In a recent US study  researchers took a group of healthy adults and compared the effects of eating protein mostly at dinner, or spaced … Continue reading Spread your protein intake through the day

Courgette and Parmesan Breakfast Muffins

Some days you need breakfast FAST! Let me introduce you to my mini frittatas. If you've read my posts you'll know I am a fan of eggs - not only do they contain loads of good stuff like choline and vitamin D, they are a handy source of protein - around 6 grams per egg. Post workout, 3 eggs will give you the … Continue reading Courgette and Parmesan Breakfast Muffins