Daily Eats: Tuesday 16th April

  • Breakfast: sultanas, raisins, cranberry & apple oatmeal made with unsweetened almond milk and topped with raspberry compote and melted honey roast peanut butter.
  • Lunch: baked sweet potato with mixed beans in a tomato & chilli sauce; rocket, blueberry and red grape salad with balsamic glaze; jazz apple.
  • Snack: Eat Natural apricot and almond bar.
  • Dinner (out with a friend): buffet - various salads, falafel, orecchiette, roasted vegetables etc; dessert - small bit of sticky toffee pudding, bircher muesli & fruit. YUM!

Daily Eats: Monday 15th April

  • Breakfast: sultanas, raisins, cranberry & apple oatmeal made with unsweetened almond milk and topped with half a banana, raspberry compote and melted honey roast peanut butter.
  • Lunch: 2 slices of wholemeal bread with mango chutney, thyme, fresh ground black pepper and mature cheddar cheese; half a bell pepper, 10 red grapes, jazz apple.
  • Snack: dried banana chips, coffeeeeeee.
  • Dinner: homemade cauliflower & sweet potato curry with naan bread; organic low-fat vanilla yogurt with a small handful of coconut granola.
  • Snack: jazz apple with a small spoonful of melted peanut butter.

Run of the Day: Monday 15th April

  • 5 minute warm up walk
  • 17 minute run
  • 1 minute recovery walk
  • 12 minute run
  • 30 minute cool down walk (…what happens when you fail at making your run circular! It was such a lovely day though, so any excuse to be out in the sunshine for an extra half hour :) )

If a ‘proper’ run means getting splattered with mud and half submerging one of your trainers in a mini-swamp then I have successfully ticked that box today…

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But yay for my first run wearing shorts this year!! I almost regretted it, but then the sun came out and it was so gorgeous :) Fingers crossed for improving that ‘tan’ over the next few weeks…

The most perfect breakfast spot! Sitting on my windowsill with a light breeze and sunshine!!! Finally!

The most perfect breakfast spot! Sitting on my windowsill with a light breeze and sunshine!!! Finally!

Best. Breakfast. Ever.
Sultanas, raisins, cranberry & apple oatmeal made with unsweetened almond milk and topped with sliced banana, raspberry compote and melted honey roast peanut butter :)

Best. Breakfast. Ever.

Sultanas, raisins, cranberry & apple oatmeal made with unsweetened almond milk and topped with sliced banana, raspberry compote and melted honey roast peanut butter :)

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Daily Eats: Sunday 14th April

  • Breakfast: half a toasted sesame bagel with honey roast peanut butter; half a banana, strawberries & blueberries.
  • Lunch: king prawns with lots of veggies (baby sweetcorn, sugar-snap peas, tender-stem broccoli & spring onions) and sweet chilli sauce; mango & passionfruit yogurt.
  • Snack: small Eat Natural apricot & almond bar.
  • Dinner: 2 slices of wholegrain bread with mango chutney, thyme, fresh ground black pepper and mature cheddar cheese; jazz apple.
  • Snack: mandarin yogurt.

Yoga Fun Times

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My little brother has taken the car out this evening which means that I can’t head off to the gym for a swim… so I decided to do Elena Brower’s 45 minute ‘Post Cardio Healing’ yoga practice to stretch out and make sure I’m nice and limber for tomorrow’s training session.

So. Damn. Good :)

Sunday Morning Interval Training

  • 10 minute warm up run
  • 4 sprint intervals
  • 5 minute cool down walk

Too lovely a morning not to head out for a quick training session :)

Sunday breakfast of champions: half a toasted sesame bagel with honey roast peanut butter and a yummy fruit salad (half a banana, strawberries and blueberries)… and coffee, lots of coffee :)

Sunday breakfast of champions: half a toasted sesame bagel with honey roast peanut butter and a yummy fruit salad (half a banana, strawberries and blueberries)… and coffee, lots of coffee :)

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