Recipe: Thai Pumpkin Soup

Recipe: Thai Pumpkin Soup

I have always been one to enjoy chewing my food so soup rarely makes it on the menu. Many years ago however, I discovered that pumpkin soup could be a so much more than just pumpkin soup! You don’t need to be precise with this recipe (another plus), and can make...
How do I know which sports drink is for me?

How do I know which sports drink is for me?

Gatorade was the big success of the 90’s – a break through in managing energy and hydration during sports. But is this the right type of drink for you? Here I will cover off the difference between Hypertonic, Hypotonic and Isotonic fluids. First, why is it important?...
Leftover vegetable Spanish tortilla

Leftover vegetable Spanish tortilla

I try my best to buy lots of vegetable at the start of the week – but if I haven’t planned my meals and shopped accordingly, I sometimes have a variety left in the bottom of the fridge. There are lots of ‘traditional’ Spanish tortilla recipes but if you just want a...
Yellow Lentil Soup Recipe

Yellow Lentil Soup Recipe

Lentils are a type of pulses that also includes beans and peas. They are low in fat, and high in fibre, vitamins and minerals. Even better, they are super cheap and the NHS says they count towards one of your five a day. Here is a recipe favourite I got from the book...