Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry

Ingredients: Serves 4 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 onion, chopped 450g chicken breast 165g jar Korma paste 2 garlic cloves, crushed 500g Sweet Potato, cut into small chunks 400g can chopped tomato 100g baby spinach Basmati rice, to serve   Method: Heat the oil in a pan, add the onion and cook over a low heat for about 5 mins until softened. Increase the heat … Continue reading Chicken & Sweet Potato Curry

Member Scott Teirney to swim 100 miles in 12 weeks to raise funds for Save Samantha

Samantha lives in Littleborough, a single mum of two fantastic children, recently her life has been turned upside down by a rare genetic condition called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). She is fundraising to raise in the region of £150,000 for surgery that is not available on the NHS or in the UK. She will need to travel to Barcelona or the US where the surgeons … Continue reading Member Scott Teirney to swim 100 miles in 12 weeks to raise funds for Save Samantha

Stoptober.. because there’s only one you.

Stoptober is a 28 day long event run each October during which participants are encouraged to stop smoking. Public Health England created the annual campaign and continues to fund it. The idea is that participants pledge themselves to not smoke during the 28 day period, with a mind to giving up altogether. Over 250000 smokers took part last year and even more are expected to … Continue reading Stoptober.. because there’s only one you.

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte. High protein, low carb

This time of year Pumpkin Spice Lattes are a favourite, maybe even a necessity if you ask me.   There’s just one problem, they’re not exactly guilt free, from a healthy eating perspective or on the purse! All is not lost fellow PSL fans, this recipe from asweetpeachef.com has re-worked the autumnal favourite into a high protein, low carb and gluten free, make at home version which … Continue reading Healthy Pumpkin Spice Latte. High protein, low carb

Aspire Channel Swim

Can you swim the English Channel in 12 weeks? Rise to the challenge while raising money for Aspire, the national charity for spinal chord injury.  11 September – 4 December – Sign up today: aspirechannelswim.co.uk If you’re up for the challenge and fancy raising money for charity too, you can sign up online and swim the distance at any of our four 25-metre swimming pools. Aspire … Continue reading Aspire Channel Swim

Environmental benefits of walking

The only fuel you need to walk is food and drink. Cars, on the other hand are very expensive and inefficient in their fuel consumption. You can reduce your carbon footprint by walking shorter journeys instead of driving. You’ll also save on petrol costs, not to mention the health benefits! I am sure most of us are guilty including myself of driving a car on … Continue reading Environmental benefits of walking