Eat Nourish Glow

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This book is the most honest and helpful cook book i have ever read and yes it is a read. Unlike normal “healthy eating” recipe/cook books, Amelia tells you what foods you should swap and WHY you should. The recipes do not contain foods you have never heard of and are easy to add into your everyday lifestyle.

Within the first week of purchasing this book, i  was 8lbs lighter! That was a bonus on top of what i have learnt about food and what food can be deceived as “healthy”

If you are dedicated to changing your lifestyle and shedding weight, you need to Eat Nourish Glow

No excuses, payday is just around the corner!

Here is a direct link to Amazon to get your copy and at only £7, all you have to lose is your post holiday weight and bad eating habits!

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Eat-Nourish-Glow-looking-healthier/dp/000757990X

Happy Buying!

Jo x

(C) Gammon Graze

This week i cooked harry his favourite… Gammon.

I have never ever cooked gammon before and i was totally up for the challenge, but also petrified to get it wrong.

I decided to have mushrooms instead of sweet potato and used the recipe for these from this weeks post – without the avocado and tomatoes (Harry can be fussy sometimes!) and instead i added a slice of halloumi cheese on top.

Now i don’t want to blow my own trumpet, but i smashed this dinner. It was delicious!

It was so good Harry even did the washing up!

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Happy Eating!

 

Jo x

Muscle Food -Delivered To Your Door

How expensive is your monthly food shop? How often do you find yourself in the meat aisles at your local supermarket thinking about what to have for dinner?

These are the questions I used to ask myself.

Now, both Harry (my partner) and I are saving on our food bill and NOT compromising quality, how you ask?

MUSCLE FOOD.

This website is absolutely fantastic, they offer quality lean meat delivered to your door. With so much choice and some amazing offers updated every week you would be crazy not to give this a try!

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Included: lean beef burgers, 10KG chicken, Rump Steaks Hache Steaks & more!

 

Muscle Food offer a great new customer offer, which is a box of meat originally RRP£150 for just £75 delivered to your door on a day of your choice. This lasted us for a full month, not once did we have to “just pop to the shop for some meat for dinner”

If you create an account with them, they will send you brilliant offers every week and you can earn loyalty points after every order to use towards other products.

As mentioned above, the quality of this meat is superb, much better than your local supermarket. So what are you waiting for?

www.musclefood.com and look for the new customer offer.

Happy Shopping!

 

Jo x

(C) Sweet Potato Fritters

Hello,

For dinner i decided to try something new with sweet potatoes. I have switched from white potatoes to sweet potatoes.

They have more flavour and i love finding new things to do with them, they don’t make me feel bloated like normal potatoes do, which is why i haven’t bought white potatoes for over a year now. I would recommend anyone to make this small change.

So here is one of my many sweet recipes so far:

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Start by peeling 4 sweet potatoes and then peeling/cutting them into long, very fine pieces.

Heat up a pan on the hob, add the sweet potato and cook until softened. Take them off the heat to cool for 2-3 minutes.

In a bowl, crack two eggs and whisk. Add the sweet potatoes into the bowl and coat them in the egg. Start taking the sweet potato and moulding them into squarish pieces with a “criss cross” effect to help them stick and mould together better when they cook.

Put the fritters back in the pan and cook either side until golden.

Allow to cool and enjoy them as an alternative to bread in a sandwich or add a clean and exciting topping.

 

Enjoy & Happy Eating!

Jo x

(C) Magic Mushrooms

No, this is not what you are thinking!

This is another quick, clean and tasty recipe for portobello mushrooms.

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1 x Portobello mushroom

2 x cherry tomatoes chopped in half

1/4 avacado

1 x egg

Crack an egg into the middle of the mushroom and add in to the pre heated oven for 10-15 minutes (or until the egg is cooked to your liking)

Bring out of the oven and scoop out some avocado to add on top. Add the chopped cherry tomatoes and Voila!

Enjoy & Happy Eating

Jo x

(C) Omelettes disguised as cupcakes

Today i thought i would share with you one of the easiest and tastiest recipes i have made since my clean eating journey. Courtesy of my good friend a colleague Lara who bought these into work and shared with me how to make these (she also let me try some!)

I have decided to call them “omelettes disguised as cupcakes” so here thy are:

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What you need:

– 2 – 4 Eggs

– Skimmed Milk / Soya Milk – either works well

– Filling – I used cherry tomatoes x  4 & Sweetcorn

Thats it!

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Put the filling of the omelette in the cupcake tin & add the eggs and milk. Put in the oven for 15- 20 minutes until raised & slightly golden.

 

Finito.

Allow to cool & Enjoy!

Happy Eating!

Jo x

 

 

Train insane or remain the same

I am so pleased with my workout routines, I have been pushing and pushing myself to train harder and more often. If someone had told me last year that I would be able to run 10KM this year, I wouldn’t have believed them.

As well as my regular runs and gym sessions, I have recently incorporated “Insanity” into my regime, it is tough as I’m sure most people are aware of, but the buzz I get after completing each session is unreal!

I also found a free app in the app store, which is a calendar for your insanity workouts, it’s great to see those days go down day by day and I can’t wait until I can say I have completed the insanity challenge!

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One of my most recent purchases has been a Fitbit Charge HR,IMG_2018I absolutely love this product and I find it extremely accurate. I was checking my heart rate yesterday evening and could not believe my heart rate was so low, I thought I would just double check this was correct, so I sat for a minute and found my pulse and counted… SPOT ON!

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Although the price tag is quite steep, I would strongly suggest to anyone that if you are serious about logging your exercises and keeping track on your day to day activities, then this is the product for you. It’s light, small and neat and doesn’t disturb any of my everyday movements.

The moral of this post is:

Don’t give up, don’t tell yourself you can’t do it. You can.

Go get the results you wish for.

Jo x

Clean&GreenFitness

(C) Pink Smoothie

Hi,

I’m the other one, Jo. I thought I would give you some pink smoothie inspiration to brighten up your Tuesday morning, Monday is over for another week and we are one day closer to Friday Funday!

So this morning I definitely needed some motivation to leave my bed and what better way to start the day with this…

Pink Tuesday smoothie 09.06.2015
Pink Tuesday smoothie 09.06.2015

So what’s in it?

– A large handful of strawberries

– 1 Banana

– 2 tsp Chia Seeds

– 200/400ml Almond Milk (depending on how many servings you would like)

Simple and tastes so delicious! This keeps me full until lunch time, along with lots of water! I have recently been trying to consume more water everyday and found this app which has really helped challenge myself to do so:

Water balance app, free from the App Store
Water balance app, free from the App Store

Enter in your personal details and enter in the water consumption throughout your day and watch the person fill up! You also get achievements like “no coffee for xxx days”

Today is my one year anniversary at work! 😁 I should really start getting ready!

Have a great day!

Jo x

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