Pilot Health & Wellness workshop

I will be running a pilot Health & Wellness workshop in November (date to be confirmed). If you are interested please read on and complete a mail me form on my website to provisionally reserve your place.

The workshop with explore 3 key areas: –

Fuel –

What we should be eating to fuel our bodies effectively.

How we make healthy choices a part of everyday life.

Why it is so important and the benefits to our physical and mental health.

Move –

What we can do to get active.

How we move in different way to fit in with daily life.

Why it is so important to move and be active in everyday life and the health and wellness rewards it brings.

Your rule –

Think positive & appreciate and see how this has a powerful effect on achieving your goals.

Connect, how we take a moment to reconnect with ourselves giving a moment to breathe and be in the moment.

Respect and see how this will help achieve goals and ambitions.

 

Power packed Banana Flapjack

This delicious power packed snack comes in at 185 calories and 5.6g of good fats.  It full of all things good and is delicious with a nice strong cup of coffee.  

Banana Flapjacks
Serves 12
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Ingredients
  1. 150g Dates
  2. 3 Ripe bananas
  3. 100g of your favorite mixed seeds and or nuts
  4. 100g of your favorite dried fruit
  5. 200g Oats
  6. Cinnamon or mixed spice (optional)
Instructions
  1. Place the dates in the food process and whizz up with a drop of water
  2. Add the bananas
  3. In a separate bowl at all other ingredients.
  4. Combine the wet and dry ingredients.
  5. Grease and line a baking tray and pack firmly and flatten.
  6. Bake at 170 degrees for approx. 35 minutes.
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Green bean & sprouting broccoli salad

I love this dish as it’s the base to so many options, you can sprinkle your favorite chesses over it and stir in cherry tomatoes or serve as it is with your favorite fish or meat, you can also stir quinoa or brown rice through it – it’s great and I use it a lot

Green bean & sprouting broccoli salad
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  1. 200g Green beans
  2. 200g Sprouting broccoli, normal is fine if you can get sprouting
  3. Tbsp Olive oil
  4. Tbsp Balsamic vinegar and more or less to taste
  5. Sprinkle Nigella seeds (optional)
  6. Tbsp Pumpkin seeds
  7. Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cut the veg into about 1 inch pieces
  2. Get a pan of water boiling add the green beans, once you get to a boil add the broccoli
  3. Boil for 2 - 3 minutes until the veg is just blanched and still has a good bite.
  4. Drain and set aside in a bowl of cold water
  5. Place the pumpkin seeds in a dry nonstick frying pan and move around over a medium heat until they start to toast, keep an eye on them and transfer to a bowl once ready as the heat of the pan can burn them and they will go bitter.
  6. Mix together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, nigella seeds, pumpkin seeds and seasoning.
  7. Drain the veg and shake off the excess water
  8. Add all ingredients together and serve either as a side dish or add through cherry tomatoes and sprinkle with your favorite cheese about 15 - 20 grams per person - this is a nice lunch.
Notes
  1. If you like a citrus hit add a squeeze of lemon or lime, or if you like it hot add some dry chilli flakes or fresh chilli
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Deconstructed fruit & nut tray

A simple little treat to enjoy with friends.  Choose your favorite dark chocolate & dried fruit, you can also add a little crystalised ginger if you like it.

Deconstructed fruit & nut
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Ingredients
  1. Dark chocolate 70% or higher
  2. Dried fruit
  3. Natural whole nuts
Instructions
  1. Place on a nice serving board or plate and enjoy.
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Roast Veg

Here’s a lovely way to have Sunday lunch, now since we were entertaining one of our lovely friends we decided to have just the one glass of fizz – well it is Sunday after all ;-).  

Roast Veg
Serves 4
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 Butternut Squash
  2. 1 - 2 Large Carrots
  3. 1/2 Swede
  4. 3 - Roasting Potatoes (skin on is best)
  5. 1/2 Cauliflower
  6. Tbsp. Olive oil
  7. Tsp Cumin
  8. Tsp Chili flakes
  9. Salt & pepper
  10. Drizzle honey
  11. Pumpkin seeds
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat over to 180 degrees
  2. In an oven proof dish add the Olive oil,
  3. Add all veg apart from cauliflower and coat in the oil, add cumin, chili & salt and pepper. Bake in middle of the over for 15 - 20 minutes.
  4. Add the cauliflower and drizzle with honey shake to coat all ingredients again and bake for a further 15 - 20 minutes or until all veg are cooked through.
  5. In a dry no stick frying pan roast the pumpkin seeds.
  6. Transfer roast veg into a serving dish and sprinkle with the pumpkin seeds and chives and serve.
  7. A versatile one pot dish that can be served with baked gammon, roast chicken or salmon. Alternatively sprinkle with feta cheese or grilled halloumi.
Notes
  1. A versatile one pot dish that can be served with baked gammon, roast chicken or salmon. Alternatively sprinkle with feta cheese or grilled halloumi.
Liv Life http://livlifecoaching.co.uk/