No bake Energy Balls, afternoon snack quandary…

I’ve been making these delicious no bake energy balls for our afternoon snacks (or early morning pre -gym snack), and don’t get me wrong they are truly delicious (recipe to follow) but I’m on the look out for some different healthy treats that I might add to my new clean vegan repertoire. I’ve been searching through a whole list of sites and found so many things that I’d love to try, my main interest being to get some colour into my treats as at the moment they’re all much the same, healthy, but beige-y. It’s a bit of a juggle trying […]

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Carrot, apple, ginger and celery juice, perfect for after a workout

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

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Healthy Eating paying off already

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 […]

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Healthy meals made from scratch – Getting busy in the kitchen

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 […]

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