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RECIPE // protein pizza

RECIPE // protein pizza

Yesterday on my Instagram stories I posted a photo of my protein pizza and promised to share the recipe, so here it is! They can be made gluten free and dairy free as the type of flour and protein powder you use is totally up […]

NUTRITION // 8 ways to improve your diet without counting calories

NUTRITION // 8 ways to improve your diet without counting calories

This is not an article slating calorie counting. Actually I believe that episodes of counting calories and tracking meals can be extremely educational, and is my preferred way of teaching people how to become more aware of their portion sizes, and how many calories are […]

RECIPE // how to eat pizza and lose weight

RECIPE // how to eat pizza and lose weight

Growing up I practically lived on pizza. Frozen pizzas, takeaway pizzas, restaurant pizzas – I would eat at least two a week. The only reason I remained a skinny child was that that was pretty much all I ate. That plus cereal, chocolate bars, coca-cola […]

NUTRITION // a quick quide to intermittent fasting

NUTRITION // a quick quide to intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting (IF) is an eating pattern which involves periods of eating and fasting. It does not prescribe the types of foods which should be eaten but rather when they should be eaten. IF can mean anything from fasting for 4 hours after waking to […]

REVIEW // Bear & Natural Kitchen

REVIEW // Bear & Natural Kitchen

Today I am reviewing a brand new health cafe called Bear & Natural in Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, a name which accurately reflects the vibe and food available.   The menu boasts a lot of choice including options for vegetarians, vegans and paleo folks. Highlights […]

DOMS // what they are and how to deal with them

DOMS // what they are and how to deal with them

WHAT ARE THEY? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) is the pain and stiffness felt in muscles several hours or days (24-72 hours) after strenuous exercise. When we stress our muscles more than usual, we are in effect traumatising them, and causing micro-tears to the fibres. […]