There is nothing more satisfying after a chilly winter run than a comforting, delicious winter vegetable soup to come back home to. I am a huge fan of creamy soups filled with colourful ingredients to help me recover better after a heart-pumping workout. Soups also provide a ‘big bang for your buck’, because you can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs for not too many calories! In the blog post, I would like to share my 5 favourite soup recipes which are excellent for runners, due to their nutritional content. These winter soups are very easy to make and I usually prepare…

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I am a smoothie addict. I first fell in love with smoothies when I was injured and had to take a break from running. Experimenting in the kitchen was one of my ways to distract myself from how miserable I was feeling and to find a way to manage my weight given that exercising was pretty much out of the question. Smoothies are now a staple in my diet. They are a great way to up your fruit and veggie intake and have something delicious, which only takes a couple of minutes to make. I tend to make smoothies when…

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A few days into the New Year, I decided that my diet needed an overhaul. I felt tired of frequent belly bloats and looking 5 months pregnant as a result, feeling like a stuffed sausage in my size 8 clothes, feeling completely wiped out after my workouts or runs for the rest of the day, crashing out on the sofa at 9pm after a normal day at work, and trying to summon more and more effort to function as a human being. I did not feel great in my skin and felt that all the effort I had been putting…

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