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Ten Steps to Self-Sabotage

Ten Steps to Self-Sabotage

You all seemed to like my Ten Tips to Stay Motivated video, so I thought I’d do another one. If you want to figure out the things not to do in order to lose weight, then watch this video. I’ve done everything wrong this week, so I decided to make it a helpful experience. 

Braised Red Cabbage and Apples

Braised Red Cabbage and Apples

It was Wednesday night. I was sitting on the floor of my friend Katie’s living room, eating the Babybel stuffed burgers with seasoned fries she’d just made for me. Not gonna lie – they were epic. She, her husband, Tami and I were discussing important things, such as who we wanted to go next on
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Chilli and Coriander Burgers

Chilli and Coriander Burgers

The hard thing about having two food blogs is that I often have to make a gut-wrenching choice. Does this recipe belong on She Cooks, or Greedy Girls? Which audience will benefit most from it? Which blog does it suit the tone of most? Greedy Girls won this recipe for Chilli and Coriander Burgers. I’m sorry,
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Ten tips to stay motivated

Ten tips to stay motivated

This video could so easily have been me lying round feeling miserable because I gained 2lbs this week. It’s not, though. A 6km run yesterday made me feel really good about myself, so instead this is a list of ten tips to keep yourself feeling motivated and avoid your danger areas.   Thanks so much
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Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese and Spinach Plaits

Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese and Spinach Plaits

Sooo, this is a fun post! Euphorium Bakery got in touch and asked me to take part in their Cake That! campaign. They’re basically recreating a round of The Great British Bake Off, and John Whaite is the judge.  If I get to the final two in the competition (there are five of us) then
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Lake District Dairy Co: Quark cooking sauces review

Lake District Dairy Co: Quark cooking sauces review

Long-term readers will know that I am a fan of Quark. For those of you that don’t know what Quark is, it’s basically a low fat soft cheese which is really good to use as a base for sauces or to make desserts. I’ve been using it for years in things like this healthy lasagne,
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Schrödinger’s Diet

Schrödinger’s Diet

Can you be absolutely following a diet 100% and not following it at all…? If so, that’s what I’ve been doing this week. Shrodinger’s diet. This week I talk about how I’m feeling low at the moment, and how weight loss immediately is 1000 times harder when your braid gets a bit wobbly. Is there
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Skinny Chorizo Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Skinny Chorizo Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Alright, listen up. I’m proud of pretty much every recipe I put on this blog, but this one I am ESPECIALLY proud of. When I first moved to London and was eating myself into a frenzy, I was amazed by the different types of mac ‘n’ cheese on offer. We weren’t in the midst of
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Weight-Loss Diaries: Amy and Garry

Weight-Loss Diaries: Amy and Garry

Special guest in my weight-loss diaries today – my fiance, Garry. Not that he’s trying to lose weight, you understand. He absolutely doesn’t need to. I’ve just roped him in because this week, I need some support.  Two pounds to my two stone award. Let’s do this! 

How to remove the stone from a peach

How to remove the stone from a peach

…or, indeed, from any fruit with a stone in it. Peaches may well be my fruit of the moment. I slice them up and eat them with raspberries, they’re utterly delicious. But they’re also a pain in the bum to prepare unless you take that pesky stone out. Fortunately I have a video on that
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