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Smoked Haddock Chowder

Smoked Haddock Chowder

This is a great meal for when you just want something simple, tasty, nutritious and comforting. Its nothing fancy but it sure does hit the right spot. Feel free to play around with the vegetables you use and swap the sweet potato for standard if…

Fish & Rice Bake

Fish & Rice Bake

When I first started to cook more from scratch, I used to make this recipe all the time. However I don’t think I’ve made it for the past five years. The reason I chose to make it again is that it is fantastic for using…

Turkey, Beetroot & Chickpea Keema

Turkey, Beetroot & Chickpea Keema

Keema is an Indian version of bolognese. However, traditionally the mince used is lamb rather than beef. In this recipe I use turkey mince as it is much leaner and a very good source of protein. Spices are then added for flavour, along with tomatoes…

10 Healthy Recipes Using Store Cupboard or Frozen Ingredients

10 Healthy Recipes Using Store Cupboard or Frozen Ingredients

Due to the current situation we find ourselves in I thought it a good idea to put together a collection of my healthy and nutritious recipes that mainly use store cupboard and frozen ingredients. It is vital we all try to stay as healthy as…

Less Than 6 Months to Tokyo

Less Than 6 Months to Tokyo

This post is a little more personal than normal but I wanted to share. Each time I take a short break from training to rest and recover, I’m finding it harder and harder to switch back in to my usual healthy eating regime, when it…

Spicy Chicken & Peanut Stew

Spicy Chicken & Peanut Stew

I made this stew using some homemade nut butter I whizzed up in my vitamix. If you can do this yourself it is much better for you, as you don’t need to add any extra oil or salt. This makes it a far healthier option,…

Blindfold Cooking Challenge at Trafford College

Blindfold Cooking Challenge at Trafford College

Between getting home from the Track World Championships and going away on our short break to Paris, I did something exciting and new at a local catering college. It all came about when at the start of the year I tweeted asking if any chef’s…

Foodie Adventures in Paris – Part 2

Foodie Adventures in Paris – Part 2

In the first part of my foodie adventures in Paris, I describe my experiences around our evening meals. However we also experienced so much more during the day. People aren’t lying when they claim that there is a bakery on every street corner in Paris.…

Making Pancakes

Making Pancakes

It was Shrove Tuesday yesterday, so the majority of people will have treated themselves to a plate of pancakes, be it sweet or savoury. A simple pancake batter of eggs, flour and milk is very easy to make and I do this regularly myself. It…

Cheese & Sweetcorn Pancakes with Bacon & Avocado

Cheese & Sweetcorn Pancakes with Bacon & Avocado

These savoury pancakes are great for celebrating Shrove Tuesday without the guilt of eating unhealthily. Don’t get me wrong, sweet pancakes don’t have to be unhealthy either. Myself and Neil regularly enjoy banana and peanut butter pancakes for breakfast on a rest day. However, it’s…

Baked Peanut Butter & Jam Pancake

Baked Peanut Butter & Jam Pancake

I love pancakes. There is a common belief that they are incredibly unhealthy, but they can easily be adapted to make a healthy and nutritious meal. Most rest days in our house start with pancakes for breakfast. However they are something I struggle to make…

Foodie Adventures in Paris – Part 1

Foodie Adventures in Paris – Part 1

Following our Track World Championships earlier this month, myself and Neil took a couple of weeks off from training to recover and refresh. As part of our break we decided to go away for a few days. One of the things we both enjoy doing…