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15th March 2019

Food Flicker’s Spicy Baked Eggs, Beef and Beans

Daniel Davey is the founder of the online recipe and nutrition platform FoodFlicker. He is a performance nutritionist who works with elite GAA and professional Rugby teams as well as athletes in other sports including golf, hockey, athletics and cycling. Today Food Flicker shares with us his recipe for Spicy Baked Eggs, Beef and Beans! If you are looking for a tasty rest day meal for dinner this is a great option. High in protein, healthy fats and loads of fibre from the beans and vegetables. The chilli gives a really great kick to the dish but you can of course leave it out if you don’t like your food spicy! Ingredients 300 g beef mince, lean 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 red chilli, finely chopped 1 green chilli, finely chopped 300 g beans 500 g chopped tomatoes Small head of broccoli , chopped 5 mushrooms, […]
15th March 2019

Green Goddess Cocktail

Happy St Patrick’s Day! For the weekend that’s in it –  Why not have a go at this Green Goddess Cocktail  💚8 ounces vodka 💚1 teaspoon or 1 bag green tea 💚½ cup sugar 💚2 cups (packed) rocket 💚1 English cucumber 💚1 jalapeño, quartered, seeded 💚4 ounces fresh lemon juice 💚Mint sprigs (for serving) 1. Combine vodka and tea in a jar. Cover and let infuse overnight. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a small bowl; cover and chill. 2. Bring sugar and ⅓ cup water to a boil, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat, add rocket, and stir until wilted. Cover and let syrup steep 5 minutes, then strain into a small bowl;cover and chill for one hour. 3. Cut 12 thin slices from cucumber; set aside. 4. For each cocktail, finely grate one-fourth of remaining cucumber directly into a cocktail shaker. Add a piece of jalapeño and muddle until […]
19th March 2019

Your Plan To THRIVE

Thrive Festival is less than two weeks away and with something for everyone, from Fitness Fanatic to the more holistic Wellness Warrior we’re sure that you’re going to get so much out of the day! To help you narrow down what you want to get out of the festival we’ve come up with two suggested timetables but there’s so much more to choose from, so check out the timetables on the website What makes the festival unique is that you pre-book your day in advance so you can get the most of our your ticket! Included in your ticket are 5x FREE experiences – all you have to do is secure your spot! Doors open at 8:30am with the first session starting at 9:30am so get there early and grab your breakfast from our vendors in the THRIVE Marketplace.  There’s coffee, Kombucha and plenty of delicious healthy snacks For the […]
27th February 2019

A Sustainable Life: Going Plastic Free

Finn Ni Fhaolain is passionate about reducing our dependency on single-use plastics and is an ambassador for an Teagasc’s Clean Coasts. She cooks for yoga and wellness retreats around the country, is a food judge in Ireland and the UK and spent this year helping her partner launch Burro Burro in Bundoran! Today on the blog she shares her top tips for going plastic free! Finn says: Trying to reduce the amount of plastic coming into our daily lives can seem so daunting and by no means am I getting it perfect all the time eithe. Here are my top 5 tips on how to kick that plastic out of your daily life!   Handbag essentials My handbag/kitbag/car kit essentials to stop single use plastics from sneaking in are: stainless steel water bottle, travel coffee mug, steel straw, bamboo cutlery set & a cloth shopping bag for those last minute grocery trips! Start […]