My Minestrone

Minestrone – a traditional, thick Italian soup – consists usually of many vegetables like beans, onions, celery, carrot sticks and tomato, with added rice or pasta, or sometimes both. There have been many different varieties of minestrone created down through the years, with every different twist as interesting as the other. Most people stick to…

Vegan Chia Bolognese

Chia seeds are a great addition to any meal; a nice inclusion of omega-3 fats, antioxidants fibre iron and calcium. Looking back on some recipes I’ve made with chia seeds has reminded me about their versatility. They’re so adaptable that you don’t even realize they’re there sometimes, like for example in this following chia bolognese….

What’s Underneath… Hamstring Muscles

The muscles in the posterior compartment of the thigh are most commonly known as the hamstrings and allow the leg to carry out a range of functions. They extend the leg at the hip, flex the knee and pull the pelvis down into a posterior tilt. Weak hamstrings can cause a lot of pain in…

What’s Underneath… Arm Muscles (Posterior)

Welcome back to the latest post in my What’s Underneath Series, which introduces you to some easy learning about human anatomy – in particular the muscles of the body – along with my top exercise picks for strengthening these muscles. My last post talked about the anterior muscles of the arm, and now we’re going…