After my body pump class this morning, I got home and headed straight for the juicer, for a post workout drink (an mid morning snack!) Orange Lush – serves 2 4 carrots 2 apples 6 sticks of celery 1 small piece of ginger (about 1cm square) Instructions De-core the apples, slice off the leaves of the celery and top and tail the carrots and put it through your juicer and serve over ice. Enjoy
We’ve only been on our new clean vegan style diet for almost 2 weeks and already a friend told me this morning that I’d lost weight. Now my actual plan isn’t to lose any weight as I feel fine how I am, but I did want to “tighten” everything up and become leaner. Last week we watched ‘Fat sick and nearly dead‘ which was a great documentary based on one man’s journey from being fat sick and nearly dead, through to getting his life back on track and losing all his weight and the results this brings him, he also […]
I was chatting to a friend of mine at the gym this morning about how difficult she was finding cooking fresh meals from scratch. Up until a few years ago I was seriously “domestically challenged” I could quite literally burn water (well the pan it was in anyways!), so I could understand her reservations at getting some recipes and just going for it. When you have time limitations it’s very easy to look at a recipe and think its ingredient list is way too long, so must mean that it’s a long and convoluted procedure when all you want it […]
We all have favourite places, either those we’ve been to or maybe somewhere we would love to visit. For me, many of the best places fall into both categories – somewhere I’ve been before and would love to go back to. Near the top of the list has to be Surfer’s Paradise in Queensland, Australia. Passed through there in my backpacking days but the weather was a bit ropey so didn’t stay long and probably didn’t see the place at it’s best, so definitely plan to return one day, take a bit of time to really get to know the […]
in·spi·ra·tion [in-spuh-rey-shuhn] noun 1. an inspiring or animating action or influence: I cannot write poetry without inspiration. 2. something inspired, as an idea. 3. a result of inspired activity. 4. a thing or person that inspires.