Carrot and Pineapple Cake

Carrot and pineapple cake

I never had much of a sweet tooth until I started running. And then the cake arrived and I discovered just how well cake and running go together – carrot and pineapple cake to be precise. At the moment I don’t eat cake when actually running, but we’ll see how it goes. It’s a good treat for afters with a good strong cup of coffee.

Snack Time….Roasted Pumpkin and Sunflower Seeds

pumpkin and sunflower sees

Snacks can be tricky particularly if you’re looking for something healthy and tasty that requires minimal effort. This is why roasted pumpkin and sunflower seeds are so good. Dare I say it, but it’s only possible to eat so much humus. Roasted seeds are a great snack full of lots of things we all know we should be eating, good oils and protein. I make this about once a week […]

Wholegrain Soda Bread

Wholegrain soda bread

I’m not a huge fan of baking and it tends to be for special occasions only but homemade wholegrain soda bread is a real treat well worth the time. So try it!   There’s something lovely about getting your hands stuck in. This soda bread is amazing still warm dripping with butter and jam or it goes well with a nice solid cheddar and it freezes well for a good […]