Meal Prep 101

Meal prep has for a long time been considered something exclusively for those enamoured with fitness/weight, showcasing Tupperware containing only chicken, rice and peas. I want to change that viewpoint, I know that meal prepping can be beneficial to many people…

Blackberry Breakfast Bake

When I post this on Instagram so many of you ask for the recipe, I can only apologise that it’s taken me such a long time to write this up, but we are here now friends! I love this breakfast…

Almond Butter Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate and nut butter, a simple match made in foodie heaven. What about switching everything up a little? Blending the two to make your own custom chocolate bar or bite size chunks of nutty, chocolate pleasure? I love this recipe because…

Nutty Broccoli Salad

I love salad. No, really. I do. But, when I say salad, I don’t mean a few scraps of sad looking lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes. I’m thinking more along long the lines of an array of colours, protein and plenty…

Red Velvet Oats

I spend a lot of time thinking about and making breakfast, mainly because I workout first thing and it’s my ‘refuel’ if you wish and secondly I LOVE breakfast. Nine times out ten, I eat my breakfast at my desk…

How to…eat healthily during a kitchen renovation

After nearly two years of waiting, the time had come for us to renovate our kitchen. Without a single moment of sadness, I was ready to tear off the multi-coloured tiles, paint, rip out the existing cupboards and embrace our stylish…

Mint Chocolate Truffles

I’m passionate about chocolate, I make no secret that it’s part of my everyday diet.. Now, I have called these tasty creations truffles, but really the true name would probably be ‘bliss balls’, which frankly always makes me chuckle. Don’t…

Ginger and Pear Muffins

Here at Cake Vs Scales, I love nothing more than a piece of cake and a chat, but everything has to balance out. But what if too much cake is tipping my balance? Never mind, that’s life and it’s perfectly…

Baked Oatmeal (With Optimum Nutrition)

If I could eat one type of food all day long, it would be breakfast food, I suppose you could say I’m a breakfast addict. I treat sleep like a time machine to breakfast, I love building stacks of pancakes,…

Autumnal Bakes

It was 8.30am on a crisp Sunday morning, I was waiting at my local train station and silently loathing the fact Starbucks didn’t open until 9am. Fast forward an hour, I was caught up in the hustle of London and working…

Peanut Butter Pancakes With Spiced Apples

It’s official, the clocks have changed and I’m now diving head first into embracing all things Autumn. I love this time of year, I’m all about thick tights and winter coats, finding warmth in hot drinks and evenings in front…

Chocolate and Coconut Flapjacks

A good friend of mine is a complete ‘Trek bar‘ addict, particularly the chocolate coconut variety as these suit her gluten/nut free requirements perfectly. After trying them for myself and realizing that, they are rather addictive, I had to make my…


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