PurelyAmy

Freelance health writer - Fitness junkie :)

Simple tandori spiced lamb cous cous

It’s spicy, sweet and filling but still pretty damn healthy (If I do say so myself). I’m not publishing recipes as often as I was in winter, the sun comes out and everyone goes crazy, people want to be outside and not inside reading my healthy articles, what gives?  But yeah, I understand why people […] Read more…

The Ladival Sports Hamper – A Giveaway!

I suppose sun protection is one of those things we just don’t think about, it’s like mowing the grass. We only really do it when we think we ‘need to’ but sun protection isn’t something to shrug off, it should be as routine as putting on your underwear! I write about health and weight loss […] Read more…

Ten reasons to start running this summer!

Running, It’s a love it or hate it sort of thing isn’t it? But…it doesn’t have to be! Yeah, you’ve probably read 5,000 reasons to run, you’ve seen flashy pictures and women in tight-fitted clothes running down a beach. Running for me is definitely a love it kinda thing so I’m going try my best […] Read more…

Weights for a waist – How adding muscle, trims your tum!

I’m myth busting today! The most common complaint of women is they don’t like they’re bodies, normally due to extra fat or lack of tone. So what’s the solution? Running 5 miles on a treadmill? Nah, not by a long shot. So is the answer lifting weights? Is it really the best thing for weight […] Read more…

Carrot Hot dogs? A tasty alternative to kick start the season

We all love a bit of an experiment in the kitchen, me more than most… I hate going food shopping, vegetables are heavy and fresh veg doesn’t last long so I have to go frequently or I end up with nothing left. [Camera pans to Amy in the Kitchen on Saturday Evening] Gott a love […] Read more…

Prepare yourself for summer – beachbodies and healthy minds

Ok it might seem like a simple concept, to just ‘get healthy’ but we all have this mass panic to get healthy (or slim) before we go on holiday. Asthough the locals are judging us for putting on a few pounds so we spend months forcing a strange diet on ourself and exausting our bodies […] Read more…

The Barbecue survival guide for those eating healthily

I wasn’t sure what to share with you this week (as most weeks) but I was invited to a BBQ over the past weekend and I went through the motions; What do I eat? Should I bring things? Will they accost me? Will they want me to drink? and finally I thought to myself… why […] Read more…

Why your brain is the best thing for weight loss

Confidence is so much more than being confident in yourself, it’s about being confident in your choices.That’s not to say that you should be over confident in how well you’re doing, as doing so could really affect your how you believe you’re doing. Essentially, If you tell yourself you’ve eaten well and worked out all […] Read more…

An honest review of Arctic Power Berries

A review of Arctic berries. I’m sorry for not having a ‘proper’ recipe, I haven’t done one for weeks and then here we are..another drinks post. I’m coming to the end of a qualification so I don’t get much time developing and researching new recipes. I do have some summer barbeque food lined up for […] Read more…

What’s in gluten-free foods? – Should you go gluten-free?

I’ve been getting these questions alot recently “What’s in gluten-free?“. Along with the fact that my mum has started buying gluten free box meals in the battle to lose weight, but that’s another story..I might get to that later but we all know how I ramble, so perhaps not. Firstly you might like to read […] Read more…

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