Endurance Life CTS Sussex 2013

23rd March 2013 Birling Gap, Sussex 27.2 miles, 4218ft ascent/descent A year ago I ran my second ever trail marathon at this event. The weather was amazing and despite a bit of an injury, I had a really good day. I had been looking forward to running here again, although this time I had entered…

Vegan Cheesy Potato Bake

Vegan Cheesy Potato Bake Makes enough for 2 sides This recipe is made with nutritional yeast, one of those foods whose consumption seems to signify that you have officially become an organic cider swilling, hippy loving vegan. It is not to everyone’s tastes so if you haven’t cooked with it before, perhaps make a smaller…

Transgrancanaria Marathon 2013

1st March 2013 Garanon to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 26.2 miles, 4000m +/- Gran Canaria- a Thomas Cook holiday destination of choice; sandy beaches, glorious national park and a good climate year round. My enduring memories of the island: running on a dry riverbed, heat, falling over, watching for several hours as every runner came…

Roasted Apple Nut Crisp

Roasted Apple Nut Crisp –¬†this is easy to make and tastes really good with dairy free custard (use almond flour to make it wheat free) Topping 1 cup mixed nuts (I use hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds and Brazil nuts) – spread on a baking tray and roast for 10 minutes at 180c. Chop roughly. 3/4 cup…

2013…lets get planning

Better late than never… There’s not been much in the way of running posts on here recently; I’ll blame that on my nagging foot injury, christmas generally and too much drinking. I have managed to have a 2 small articles printed in Trail Running Magazine¬†including an interview with the finishers of the crazy Piece of…

Spiced Cauliflower Soup with Croutons

Spiced Cauliflower Soup with Croutons Makes 2 servings 1 tbsp olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp cumin 1 cauliflower, chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and diced 600ml vegetable stock salt and pepper 1 thick slice of rye bread 1 tbsp olive oil 1) Lightly fry…

Choc Chip Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting

Vegan Recipe 1 – here goes. Not the healthiest cakes out there but it is New Years Eve! Any questions or recommendations for the recipe? Please comment below. Thanks. Choc Chip Cupcakes with Orange Buttercream Frosting Cupcakes 1/2 cup soy cream 1/2 cup hazelnut or almond milk 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup of…