Jane’s Hot Stuff – Mango Salsa

  Ingredients 1 large mango, very ripe, finely chopped ½  red onion, finely chopped 1large tomato, chopped 1 lebanese cucumber, finely chopped 1 fistful of coriander, finely chopped Zest and [Read More]

Barbecue Brilliance

It's the Big Sleep. I manage to sleep through Basic Training. So... I may not be killing calories but my batteries are super charged! There's no better way to spend a lazy Sunday morning than in the [Read More]


It's such a beautiful morning. I spend so long faffing around in the kitchen that I almost miss my pump class and then, by the time I arrive, the studio is stoved off, there isn't room to swing a cat, [Read More]

Sticky Date Cheesecake

Serves 10 If a cheesecake and a sticky date pudding had a dessert baby, this would be it my friends, this would be it! Cheesecake and Sticky Date Puddings are two of my all time favourite [Read More]


It's a dreary old day but I manage to get up at the crack of dawn and make it to Basic Training on time. I feel as stiff as a board after last night's pump party but I plod my way round the circuits [Read More]

Farewell Festive Feelings

Despite my alarm giving it's best efforts there's no way I can get out of bed for my run this morning. I sleep like a baby until 7 and drag myself out of bed positively sleep deprived. It's a great [Read More]

Almond Roasted Chicken

Serves 4 This is one of my oldest and well loved recipes. It's the ultimate winner, winner, chicken dinner because it's quick, it's easy and super delicious! It's simple enough to make for a [Read More]

Happiness, dog and a run

I have a lie in until 7am - what a treat! My day goes from good to great because, when I arrive at work there's a surprise gift on my desk. It's from Emily, she of the delicious Chicken, Potato and [Read More]

New Year, New Goals

I'm up bright eyed and bushy tailed at half 5 - ready and raring to go for my first pump class of the year. I love Summer mornings; bright and balmy although I'm not so hot for the massive spider webs [Read More]