22Dec 2018

This smoothie is the second in the series of recovery smoothies that provide (dairy-free) calcium and anti-inflammatory properties. Pineapple is high in an enzyme called bromelain, which can reduce pain and swelling. If you’re sitting by the beach with this one you can almost fool yourself into thinking it’s a Pina Colada. Ingredients 300ml Sanitarium […]

28Nov 2018

Greenie Smoothie

November 28, 2018 Recipes

With summer heating up, and the triathlon season in full swing, it’s important to remember re-hydration and refueling as a major part of your recovery and adaptation to training. A recovery smoothie can tick a few boxes in terms of providing fluid, nutrients such as protein for repair, and carbohydrate for refueling, anti-inflammatory fats, and […]

29Sep 2018

Did I hear somebody say BBQ? As the summery warmth creeps back into the air BBQs come back on the socialising agenda. Most of us are quick to head to the butcher for some snags or steaks but if you’re looking for a way to improve your health this summer why not bring along some […]

20Jul 2018

Dietary nitrates, which are found in large quantities in beetroot, leafy greens and rhubarb, have been shown to reduce the oxygen cost of exercise and improve cycling TT performance. To read more about this please see our blog “Beet your best this season“. (Read it over a cup of tea and a large slice of […]

20Jul 2018

Ingredients ½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, peeled and coarsely grated 4 tbsp chopped walnuts 1 medium beetroot peeled and grated 2 tsp mild curry powder 2 x 400g can butter beans, drained and rinsed 2 Tbsp chopped coriander ¼ C quinoa flakes Dressing (Optional) ½ […]

06Jan 2018

This recipe is the first in a series of 20 min plant-based meals that will appear over the next few months. In an ideal world without training, work, or other family commitments I would grown the produce in my own garden and boiled the blackbeans and quinoa from scratch. Having chosen to run my own […]

05Jun 2016

This is a great recipe given to me recently by a client. It’s a treat, which has none of the guilt attached. High in fibre, zinc, iron, calcium and good fats, vegan and gluten free. Trust me, you wouldn’t think it was healthy if I didn’t tell you! Enjoy…. Ingredients 1 large sweet potato ~650g […]

08Nov 2015

Watching Jamie’s Oliver’s new Super Foods series I was immediately drawn to this “Eggy Bread” recipe because I loooove French toast and berries! After making it as a recovery brekkie post long ride and run session I realised how nutritionally perfect it is for providing all the ingredients you need for super recovery of muscles, […]

22Mar 2015

Ingredients 1 C dry couscous ½ C currants 30g toasted pine nuts 30g baby spinach leaves 1 C cubed, roasted pumpkin/ grated carrot 2 C canned chickpeas/ brown lentils 1 Tbsp cold pressed olive oil ¼ tsp turmeric ¼ tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp cumin ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ½ C fresh squeezed orange juice/ combo […]

21Mar 2015

Ingredients 2 medium wholemeal tortilla breads ¼ C grated beetroot ¼ C grated carrot 8 baby spinach leaves 2 Tbsp refried beans ½ Avocado 2 Tbsp plain yoghurt 2 Tbsp salsa (fresh or jar) Chopped fresh coriander to taste Method Mix refried beans and salsa together. Spread centre of tortilla bread with the mixture, followed […]