Bite Size Blondies

Recently, I was researching almond flour recipes and came across a recipe for Blondies. A Blondie is essentially a Blonde Brownie. The recipe I had found online called for ½ cup of coconut oil and 1 cup of sugar. According to myfitnesspal.com a ½ cup coconut = 960 calories and 1 cup of sugar =…

Weekend Essentials: Banana Loaf

“People who love to eat are always the best people. – Julia Child” After a gruelling Ultimate Circuit class in Haddins on a Friday morning or any work out in any country this little number can be celebrated. Enjoy a slice or three and kick back in a leisurely fashion. The recipe is similar to…

Three Seeded Porridge Bread

All sorrows are less with bread. MIGUEL DE CERVANTES, Don Quixote I would like to thank my Mammy for introducing the M&B Kitchen, to this delicious creation over the festive season in Ireland. I have created my own recipe calling it “Three Seeded Porridge Bread”. Over the weekend I got my bake on and the bread…

Man Flu Soup

Man flu is described as illness that causes the male species to become helpless and sicker than any other family member. In females; it is described as cold. Therefore, I concocted this “Man Flu” soup recipe to rescue the male of the house from his man flu death bed. The Christmas holidays have come and…

Orange & Passion Fruit Buckwheat Protein Pancakes

  Buckwheat protein pancakes are super easy to make. Once the weekend lands, I love to spend some extra time making my breakfast. These pancakes are a luscious treat to fuel your weekend work out or indulge post workout. To get the perfect round shape, I used silicone egg rings from Lakelands. By using the…

Guest Post: Zanna Van Dijk & Protein Pancakes

This weeks guest post is provided by Zanna Van Dijk. Check out her Bio: Hey, I am Zanna! I’m a personal trainer, nutrition consultant and fitness model based in London. I run a fitness blog where I talk about all things health, fitness and nutrition. When I am not instagramming or tweeting, I post video…

The Healthy Knickerbocker Glory

The healthy “Knickerbocker Glory”, can be rustled up in minutes. Personally, I gulped it down post workout as I added Nua Naturals Rice Protein to the mix. Instead of the original recipe using ice-cream, I used frozen banana which gives a thick, creamy consistency. I have a stash of banana’s in the freezer , they are…

Overnight Protein Oat Soak with Blueberries

Breakfast is a big deal and I love waking up thinking it is time to feast on something delicious and nutritious. On a recent trip back to Ireland, I was lucky enough  to sample “Nua Naturals Brown Rice Protein“, click to learn more about the Nua Naturals products. Also, when I am flying I like…

Recovery Rescue

Image source The festive season is over and it has been a wild ride. At this point it can be difficult to know where to start; your mind is racing, “new fitness programme”, or “new eating regime”. To get back on the health train it is best to make a plan, start it and stick…

Super Spud Knockout: White vs Sweet

Image Source There is always a debate about which spud reigns supreme. Some argue that the white potatoe is better , others fight for the sweet potatoe. Question is do we really know which one is better and why? I recently came across an article on the Health Hub from Cleveland Clinic which outlines the…

Review: Bodytree Studio & Nectar, Abu Dhabi.

“Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh. As the weeks roll into one another I am slowly piecing together all the health & wellness places in Abu Dhabi. My most recent discovery is…