Category Archives: Recipes

FIT FOODS for Winter

fit food for winter

Bonjour from Paris!  I know I might be rubbing it in, but we are still sending you some Ironchick love from the city of love.  We are leaving Paris today and heading over to Disneyland for a few days.  We’ve dragged the kids around the Pyrenees, now it’s our turn to be dragged around to tea […]

Healthy Nut Slice

When you’re training things can get pretty hectic and it’s easy to run out of time. No excues with this healthy recipe. I made this nut slices quickly and successfully (which is rare) and they are VERY easy and very yummy.  Well worth trying out…..   Add these dry ingredients into a bowl 1 cup […]

What to eat before a run

We plan our runs, our programs, our races, but do you plan what you eat before a run?  Maybe you do or maybe you grab something quickly before running out the door?  One thing is for certain, to run well you need to fuel your body. Obviously you will have different fuelling needs based on […]

Flourless Brownies made on red kidney beans

On the weekend I shared a photo of my favourite Flourless Chocolate Brownies on Instagram.  I had a few people ask me for the recipe so I thought I would share it with the Ironchick community.  They are made on beans which must mean that they’re good for me – right?  Who cares, they’re delicious […]

Banana, Date, Apricot & Oatmeal Jumbles

As of the 1st of July I’m going sugar free.  Awkward pause.  Eeeeek.  I am going to be disgusting for at least a few days, but I am determined to give it a shot.  I’ve done this is the past and I’ve found that I am much better when I’m well prepared with healthy, sugar […]

Berry Good Sugar Free & Gluten Free Muffins

Berry good muffins

When the training load increases, so does the appetite.  I know that around 10am, 2pm, 8pm and probably every hour in-between, I’m  searching for something yummy to snack on.  The healthier the snack the better.  If I try to eliminate all yummy/treat foods, I just want them more!  Over the years I’ve found some good […]

Protein Ball Recipe #2 – Coconut Bombs

My Thermomix guru friend, Mel is always telling me how wonderful life is with her Thermomix.  If I’m having an affair with the sport of Ironman, Mel is having an affair with her Thermomix.  She REALLY loves it.  I even found myself glancing at the Thermomix website the other day after a coffee catch up […]

Healthy Nut Bar Recipe

I love snacking on cakes, chocolate, sugary stuff yummy treats that are wholesome. They fill me up and fuel the body with essential nutrients required when the training load is full. Meg is a guru at creating little treats and sharing them with the Ironchicks community.  She has shared her Banana Bread recipe with us already […]