Cottage Pie

“People don’t win because they are physically stronger. It’s because they are stronger between the ears”– Alex Schaffer    Some of the recipes on Eat Well for Less I have used now, as they are healthy and they do exactly what they say too; they are ways of eating well for less money too. Your…

Red Lentil Bolognese

“The difference between the impossible and possible lies in a mans determination”- Tommy Lasorda I had this dish after a tough training session last night, hill sprints and a 1km time trial with the team after 9 miles before hand. Eating a medditerranean diet is highly recommended for a reason; there are many, many foods…

Lentil and Onion Soup

“And you know where I excel? Ridiculous, sickening work ethic.  You know while the other guy is sleeping; I’m working” – Will Smith   This dish is perfect either for next day recovery meal or after training. The amount of protein in lentils you would need to eat a whole tin of Chickpeas to get…

Pan Fried Haddock with Mushy Peas

“Winning means your willing to go longer, work harder and give more than anyone else” – Vince Lombardi   This dish is a cheap way to cook a delicious extravagant dish but for a low amount of expense. This recipe is from Eat Well for Less and even as an Athlete there are delicious meals…

Thai Chicken and Prawn Soup

“Hard Work will always overcome Natural Talent when Natural Talent does not work hard enough” – Sir Alex Ferguson This was a delicious soup to have after training. The Prawns mean this dish is high in both Vitamin A and E but most importantly it contains both lots of Protein as Seafood does, but the…

Chorizo and Cannellini Stew

“It’s unfair on the people you work with, not to give them a chance to do their jobs” – Andy Murray   Chorizo is a great source of protein after a long, hard session because it is a high source of protein and especially after an intense training session. However, the need to balance this…

Kale and Feta loaded Sweet Potato

“I don’t count my sit ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting because they are the ones that count”– Muhammad Ali    210g tin Chickpeas ( 244 Calories, 2g Fat, 34g Carbs, 16g Protein) 1 large Sweet Potato ( 77 Calories, 1g Fat, 16g Carbs, 1g Protein) 1 Red Onion chopped ( 31…

Vegetarian Moussaka

  “If you are good at something, make it everything” Roger Federer   Last week was #WorldFoodWeek This is the #VegetarianMoussaka from eat well for less on BBC. Eating deliciously and extravegently does not need to be expensive. Educating people how to eat healthily, eat smart and also shop smartly can save people life changing…

Lamb and Harrisa Spiced Burgers

“To be a legend is easy. To become that legend takes hard work and pure dedication” Rafael Nadal   This delicious grilled Lamb and Mint Burger with Harissa sauce was an absolutely tremendous dish to have post run. Whilst we should limit the amounts of red meat that we eat to only once a week…

Spinach and Red Bean Puttanesca

“In order to be Irraplaceable, one must always be different”– Coco Chanel This is an ideal dish for recovery the day after a race or workout but also especially if you are backing up and doing another race or workout within a few days. Spinach is an absolute powerhouse for athletes and such a hugely…