running

Running 9 Miles

Bloody hell. I thought this day would never come. It’s not even the half marathon and I am rejoicing BUT it’s taken me a long time to beat the 10K barrier and now I’ve finally pushed my distance to new limits. I have been training for this half marathon (I’m running my first one on…

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Peanut Butter Topped Cookies

These little creations were totally made up from a few ingredients I found leftover in the cupboard. I originally wanted to pop to the shop to grab a Nakd bar as was feeling like I needed a little snack. Usually if I haven’t prepared a healthy snack the day before or don’t buy myself a…

running 12k

Breaking the 10K Barrier

So, this has been a concern for some time. With the half marathon creeping around the corner I have been desperately trying to motivate myself to run through the 10K barrier. I am well aware that with a 21K race approaching I need to start upping my weekly miles. But it’s one thing thinking it…

asics gt 2000

Review: Asics GT-2000

With less than two months to go until the half marathon (eek!) I thought it was about time I invested in some proper running trainers. My Nike IDs have been amazing – they started my running journey, are great trainers for the gym and have been the first ever pair of workout trainers that I…

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Baked Porridge

This is another recipe I saw for baked oatmeal and I had to try it. I love porridge all year long, not just in the winter. It’s so warming and keeps me full all morning. I also love trying new toppings on porridge – fruit, nuts, honey, agave, maple syrup…there are a lot to experiment…

cauliflower pizza

Cauliflower Pizza Take Two

I have tried this cauliflower recipe before from Deliciously Ella but I made some asjustments to it and it was lovely! I’m not a vegan or vegetarian so after I made the base I played around with the toppings and this was a great combo. I put cheddar cheese, sweetcorn, pepporoni, fresh tomatoes and basil…

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Clean and Lean Review

It’s been two weeks of the clean and lean programme – so am I converted? Or ready to quit? I have to say that overall the two weeks has been pretty challenging. I only managed Mon-Fri for two weeks as I found it impossible to carry on the cleanse during weekends visiting friends. If I…