Pancakes with Caremalized Mixed Fruit

“Optimum Nutrition is the medicine of tomorrow” – Linus Pauling This dish can be eaten either as a dessert or a spoon breakfast. Whatever takes your fancy. Flour is surprisingly low in fat and high in energy and protein. This is something a lot of people might not or would not know unless they studied…

Harrisa Spiced Lamb with Cannellini Beans

“A Champion is someone who gets up when he can’t” – Jack Dempsey It is important that our diets are more medditerranean based and that we avoid eating red meat more regularly than we should. However, consumption of Lamb every now and again helps promote muscle growth,  maintenance of these muscles and therefore aid performance….

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…