Smoked salmon with scrambled eggs and avocado
Serves 1

This is a super quick and easy breakfast or lunch option that hits all the spots and keeps you full for a long time!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2-3 slices smoked salmon
  • 2 Medium eggs
  • A splash of coconut milk
  • ½ Avocado
  • Handful of rocket
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • Dried Basil

 

METHOD

  1. Crack the two eggs in a bowl and whisk them with a splash of coconut milk plus salt & pepper
  2. Heat up a frying pan, add a tiny bit of olive oil and fry the eggs as runny or has hard as you like em
  3. Slice up the avocado in medium thick slices
  4. Take out a plate and add a handful of rocket, the avocado slices,  your salmon slices and the scrambled eggs
  5. Drizzle a tiny bit of olive oil on the avocado & rocket and top with a little bit of dried basil
  6. EAT!

To make this even nicer you could add some cheeky chopped chives or spring onion to the salmon slices as well as a little bit of balsamic vinegar on the side salad!

Venison burgers with a green salad
Serves 2

This is one of my go to recipes when I have little time and still want to eat something healthy. You don’t have to do it with venison burgers, just use any meat you might have at home, whether it’s leftover meat or freshly cooked one.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 venison burgers
  • 1 big bag of mixed salad (I usually go for lettuce, rocket, spinach but use any sort of leaf salad you like!)
  • 200g package of mixed olives in oil
  • 150g of feta
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Salt & pepper

 

METHOD

  1. Heat up a pan and fry the burgers in a tiny bit of olive oil. I usually fry them so they are medium/rare but you can have your meat however you prefer! Alternatively you could do them in the oven but I think it takes to long and ends up being a bit dry…
  2. Take a big bowl and empty the bags of mixed salad into it
  3. Add the entire package of olives and scatter your feta all over the place
  4. Usually the olives come with enough oil, so I don’t add any extra to the dressing, but I do add a healthy amount of balsamic vinegar plus salt and pepper (and if you want, add some herbs in there too like basil or tarragon!)
  5. Mix well and if you’re lazy like me, just add the venison burgers on top of the salad and serve!

You could also eat this with some sweet potatoes on the side, or add some more ingredients to the salad (like cucumber, avocado, tomatoes, peppers, or even pasta/quinoa/cous cous). But I kind of like it as it is since it’s tasty, filling and just so simple & quick to make.

Healthy homemade running snacks

Last week we (as a household) finally took the leap and bought a food processor – mainly so we could make our own delicious and nutritious pre-&-post running snacks.

We were all super excited and since Cata was off work from a wisdom tooth surgery, she wizzed up two very delicious treats!

Vegan PB & cranberry Energy Bars

First up we made these vegan peanut butter and cranberry bars. Super easy and quick to make with only natural ingredients, these bad boys not only tasted amazing, they also gave us energy were also pretty filling.

>> GET THE RECIPE HERE

peanutbutter-and-chocolate-chop-balls

Then we made these fantastic peanut butter chocolate chip cookie dough bites that were my personal favourites! They are small and packed with loads of healthy goodness and they work well before and after you exercise, as well as with a cup of coffee!

>> GET THE RECIPE HERE

Not sure what other kinds of healthy homemade snacks we might try out in the coming few weeks of training, but I can definitely guarantee investing in a food processor to do these sort of healthy snacks, even if you’re not training!

It basically gives you more control over what you put in your body – and I have to say that I personally think our bars tasted much nicer than any sort of shop bought bars that are usually filled with loads of crappy ingredients you don’t need.