Category Archives: Eat Well

Fat-tastic training is the new healthy; are you fat-adapted?

Are you fat-adapted or a sugar burner? Are you super sporty and looking to perform better? Or a Kalila mum with weight worries on your mind? One of the buzz topics in recent years in sports nutrition and weight loss camps is this question of “which fuel is best for your body?” Are you fat-adapted? […]

Dine al fresco with this summery Cod & Samphire supper

Looking for something new to wow your friends and family with at the table this summer. Conjure up Mediterranean al fresco dining with this simple one pot fish bake. Great for mums juggling little ones as can be prepared in less than 5 minutes and needs only 15-20 mins cooking time. All that’s needed is […]

What’s in our snack pack this week….veggies!

Hot on the heels of Jamie Oliver’s campaign against child obesity and #AdEnough of junk food marketing, we’re packing our bags with a selection of colourful veggies to keep hunger at bay this summer. Real, raw and packed with healthy vitamins and minerals we’re embracing our inner omnivore and helping to educate ourselves and our […]

Summer bodies and supporting healthy weight loss

Summer is finally upon us (hooray!) which for many of us means holidays and summer fun with our families. It can also be a time when many women worry about their bodies, and especially the idea of wearing beachwear and revealing more of themselves then perhaps they are comfortable with. Everywhere you turn there are […]

Easter Chocolate Crunchies

Easy Easter Chocolate Crunchies AN EASTER TREAT MADE A LITTLE HEALTHIER WITH DARK CHOCOLATE & BRAN FLAKES Ingredients: 120g bran flakes, 50g dark chocolate 70% + cacao, 25g butter 25g / 1 heaped tbsp honey, 1tbsp of icing sugar Mini eggs for decoration Preparation: 5 mins + 10 mins decorating 1. Place butter, chocolate chunks and […]

The importance of water in pregnancy – World Water Day 2018

Today is the United Nations World Water Day 2018 so what better day to talk about the importance of water for fertility, conception and during pregnancy!                   Water is central to all life, we’re 60-65% water ourselves,  and none more so during fertility, conception and pregnancy. Did […]

Eat for Race day & Recovery – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 3)

As Race day approaches and after weeks of training it’s time to consolidate everything you’ve practised ready for racing. Kalila’s Kathy is race ready for Boston 2018 and the Kalila team are all here cheering her on. She’s put in the miles in training and has fuelled her body to reach peak fitness. Now it’s […]

Valentines Beetroot-blushed gnocchi with heart-beets and rocket

Valentines day Yep, it’s officially that time of year again when through the fog of parenting, lack of sleep, dirty nappies, crying babies and not remembering when you last showered we’re encouraged to get lovey-dovey, buy cards and flowers at five times their usual prices and celebrate Valentine’s day! But don’t despair as help is […]

Eating to conceive

I’ve officially reached that age where most of my friends have had kids, are having kids or are desperately trying to have kids. And between them, or should I say us as I include myself in this group, we represent a fairly good cross section of society with many healthy births, some suffering miscarriage, some […]

Eat for endurance – marathon training and endurance walking (Part 2)

So last month we looked at some of the basics for eating to run, and how to get a balanced source of energy for exercise. This month our focus shifts to eating for endurance in support of our very own Kathy who is busy training for Boston 2018. For anyone out there who has completed […]