Strawberry and Blueberry Protein Muffins 

I usually buy protein bars for a quick snack after the gym but to be honest they can get quite expensive. So I decided that I’d make my own protein muffins and it was actually really simple.  Ingredients (Makes 6)  150g Wholemeal Flour 40g Maxi Nutrition Lean Definition Strawberry Protein Powder 100g Strawberries  1 cup…

Cauliflower Pizza Base

Cauliflower pizza base  Anyone that knows me will tell you that I could happily eat my weight in pizza so I decided to try out a healthier version.  Base Ingredients (Serves 2) 1lb Cauliflower  50g Light Cream Cheese 1 Medium Egg Dash of Salt and Oregano  Directions:  Take 1lb of cauliflower and use the rice…

Strawberry and Banana Protein Bites 

These protein bites are so easy to make and best of all you don’t need to do any baking!  Ingredients: (makes 6) 40g Oats 2 fun size bananas 15g whole chai seeds 60g smooth peanut butter 50ml unsweetened almond milk  40g strawberry protein powder ( I used Maxi Nutrition Lean Definition which can be purchased…

Vegetarianism Update 

I have spent since 7pm last night trying to upload a video with no success so decided just to blog instead. Yesterday was day 14 with no meat and I had to throw in the towel.  My body is drained right now, I have zero energy. We’ve had some really nice weather the past few…

30 Days of Vegetarianism (Update #1)

Today is my 10th day with no meat. I’ve noticed a few small changes with my body. I’m not taking any notice of weight loss or things like because I am able to exercise more right now so not going to contribute weight loss to vegetarianism.  One of the main things I have noticed is…

Curried Sweet Potato Pie 

Decided to do some vegetarian recipes this week since I’m going meatless.  Ingredients: (Serves 2) 3 Small – Medium sweet potatoes  90g Red Lentils 1/2 chopped red onion Greek yogurt (preferably fat free)  Carrots  Sweet corn (optional) Pinch of: Garlic Powder, Curry Powder and Ginger  2 tbsp tomato puree Vegetable Stock.  Directions:  Peel sweet potatoes…

Roast Turkey Breast with Grilled Vegetables 

I picked up a turkey breast in the local butchers for the family for €8. I usually have chicken but decided I wanted a bit of a change.  Popped the turkey into the oven at 180 degrees for 1 hour and 20 minutes.  Chopped up my vegetables:  1/2 Eggplant (in circles)  1/2 Courgette (in slices) …

Baked Sweet Potato with Scallion Yogurt

Sweet potatoes with scallion yogurt sauce served with 6oz Angus steak and Italian leaves.  I love sweet potato, whether it’s baked, mashed or made into fries. I could eat sweet potato for every meal.  One problem I do usually have with it is that it’s impossible to cut but thanks to a little help from…

Greek Lemon Chicken

This recipe is one of my favourite dishes and it’s simple to make.  I tend to buy all my ingredients from Aldi.  Ingredients:  Chicken thighs 1 sliced up lemon 1 tbsp honey  1 tbsp coconut oil or rapeseed oil 1 tbsp lemon juice  6 cloves of peeled garlic 1 tbsp cayenne pepper A pinch of…

Aldi Meatballs

Now I know meatballs don’t seem like the healthiest option in the world but there is a way to make them healthier. I made this recipe with all Aldi products, yes, I am Aldi obsessed. Ingredients: Pack of 400g Beef Balls Aldi Cucina Durham Wholewheat Spaghetti Sweet Harvest Chopped Tomatoes Aldi Curina Tomato Puree 3…

Butternut Squash and Seed Salad 

  Butternut Squash is one of my favourite vegetables. It has a lovely sweet nutty taste and is actual a perfect replacement for potatoes.  Ingredients:  Butternut Squash  The Foodie Market – Sunshine Selection (Seeds) from Aldi Aldi Crunchy Salad Tomato  1 Tbsp of Rapeseed Oil 1 Tsp Kilcree Gold Squeezy Honey 1 Tsp of Ground…

Chicken, Mango and Butternut Squash

Food with love 💕 Is it obvious that I bought a heart shaped cookie cutter?  I decided to have some fun with my food. Using a cookie cutter I made mango and potatoes into hearts.  Ingredients for 2 people:  1 Butternut Squash 1 Mango 4 Baby potatoes Pack of mini chicken fillets Bag of Aldi…