March 29, 2017 elly

We’ve all heard of the Brownlee brothers, the magnificent Olympic champions from Yorkshire!  I used to think of triathlon as an unachievable sport, with 3 disciplines, so much equipment, months of training, long distances, I never thought of it as a sport for me. However here I am, one season down, half ironman completed and gearing up for my first marathon as “training” for a full ironman event, I mean how did that happen! Before I start, I think it is useful to know what the distances are in Triathlon. This is the great thing, you can start with the…

March 15, 2017 elly

Skip the sugar cereal, the toast on the go and dare I say it, coffee and dash! Breakfast is too important to miss, it provides energy for the day and kick starts our metabolism, make time for it! I’ve learned many important things along the way of my fitness journey and fuelling up with a good breakfast is one of the most important! No matter what your day holds, whether its a training day, rest day, busy work day, breakfast is what keeps us going. I was once told the riddle, “Eat like a king for breakfast, a knight for…

March 8, 2017 elly

Quick, easy and delicious gluten-free, refined sugar-free triple chocolate & peanut butter biscuits You need to try these! A healthy alternative to sugar-filled biscuits and if you love chocolate, peanut butter and a sweet treat then I guarantee you’ll love these crunchy chocolatey biscuits. Do you ever find yourself in need of a sweet kick after lunch, dinner, as a snack or with a coffee? I do! These gluten-free, sugar-free triple chocolate cookies are incredible and will satisfy any cravings. In no time at all, these are ready to eat and enjoy. So if you’re like me and need a…

March 6, 2017 elly

This recipe was a real experiment inspired by the amazing world of Instagram. I love trying new flavours , combinations and recipes and find my breakfast is never the same! This is the first time I’ve baked a banana and it is incredible! Highly recommended! For a good breakfast, I make sure the ingredients are full of fibre, at least 2 portions of fruit and veg, high protein content and provides slow releasing energy to keep me going throughout the day. For me oats are just perfect for a filling breakfast which can never get boring! If you’re leading a…

March 3, 2017 elly 2Comment

  I have been perfecting this recipe for over a year a now and it NEVER fails! This is the easiest, simplest and healthiest recipe out there. Its so simple, naturally sweetened with banana, gluten-free and simply perfect for brunch, breakfast, post workout, post training even a savoury dinner or lunch! You’ll most likely have all these ingredients sitting in your fridge right now! Ingredients: 1 banana 1 egg 3 Tbls of gluten-free flour (you could substitute oats) 2 Tbls of Yoghurt (chose any flavour or a dairy-free alternative) Mix together in a blender – I use Ninja Kitchen…

February 14, 2017 elly

  Lalani & Co Vegan Matcha Oats (Serves two) Ingredients 2 cups oats 2 cups almond milk (or milk of your choice) 1/4 cup of white chia seeds 1 tsp. of Lalani & Co Matcha Powder Method (1) Add all ingredients into a saucepan on a low heat and stir regularly for around 10 minutes. (2) Serve and top with something sweet like maple syrup, honey, bananas and blueberries.   Check out the video here: Matcha oats

February 14, 2017 elly

Hello! My aim is to motivate, inspire and demonstrate how easy healthy living can be and by dreaming big you can achieve ANYTHING, believe me, I’ve seen it, I’m doing it! In an attempt to improve my wellbeing and overall health including IBS (very common in young women) I have adopted a gluten-free, low fodmap diet whilst trying to reduce my meat and dairy consumption. Most of my recipes are plant-based, gluten-free and low fodmap but I do love to experiment and find out what ingredients work best. What’s my story? The majority of my childhood involved being active in…