Running in the Rain & Recovery Porridge

It's the first of June and Im not sure I'm ready to say the 'W' word yet. But it does feel like it’s creeping in, well to me anyway, and I know most people think my thermostat is faulty. Anyway yesterday was the first rainy run I’ve done in a while. I don’t mind running …

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5 reasons to reunite with pasta

It’s true… I think the common dietary staple that’s a prominent member of a major food group in Australia should be suing for defamation of character. Pasta’s had a hard time of it over the past decade or so. Mr Atkins (rest his soul) has a lot to answer for. While there was a short …

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Almond Bites with a Citrus Hint

These are even more delicious than I thought they'd be… super nutty with a hint of citrus. And with less than 330kJ (that's less than 80cal for those still using calories) you can have two with your cuppa. Almonds are a favourite snack of mine, I especially love dry roasted almonds as the roasting brings …

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Carbs & Protein: A Runners Recovery

While maybe not everyones perfect start to a long weekend, we kicked ours off with an 18km run through the city. To be honest witnessing this city awaken as you run through the streets which are usually hustling and bustling puts that extra kick in your step, or stride I should say. This was a …

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Chickpea & Orange Cake

While they’re probably the least sexy food or ingredient, legumes have to be one of the most versatile. Whether in salads, casseroles, soups or stir-frys they always add so much… ahhh yes and sometimes they can keep on giving long after your meal too! However they have to be one of my favourite carbs, I …

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Pancake Sunday

Having missed an opportunity through the week, Shrove Tuesday (aka Pancake Day), to indulge in one of my favourite dishes I felt it only fair and also necessary that I go against tradition and whip up a batch of pancakes on Sunday… so I'm 5 days late, who's counting! After flicking through a number of …

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