1 Week to Transform Your Body!

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Hey everyone!

Sorry for not posting lately. I’ve been really busy the last few months working with a team setting up a really exciting new weight-loss & fitness bootcamp retreat!

It’s called Zest24 and we’re going to be running weight-loss retreats in the beautiful Shropshire countryside.

The best thing about Zest24 retreats is that you stay for 7 days in luxury, 5 star accommodation, with all your meals cooked for you (by the amazing health food chef, Jay Halford) and endure tough but manageable workouts to guarantee you lose weight AND learn the skills to see continued results, even after you’ve finished the retreat.

You’ll be trained by me, another expert coach, Chris Pound, both known for getting our clients amazing results, as well as other guest trainers. We’ll be taking you through an exciting variety of workouts including: boxing, spin, circuit training, resistance training, yoga, hiking and so much more. Rest assured though, no matter what your fitness level, we cater to everyone’s needs. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a pro, we’ll make sure the workout is tough, but suits your needs.

So, you’re probably wondering what you’ll be eating. We’ve worked with nutritionists to lay the foundations for our chef to be fully creative, cooking delicious, satisfying food that’s calorie and macro counted. This ensures you see maximum weight-loss (guests can expect to lose 3-10lbs during the retreat) without feeling deprived.

I’ve sampled all the food and I can honestly say, it’s delicious!

Check out the pic of our crispy Asian duck salad!

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There are also going to be guest motivational speakers, goal setting workshops, hands on cookery demonstrations, massage and physio. On top of all this, you’ll also get on-going diet & exercise coaching from our support team to ensure you continue to make progress at home. How amazing is that?

It’s fun-packed, you’ll improve your fitness, lose weight, make some new friends and learn to enjoy healthy eating and exercise!

We get our clients amazing results and can do the same for you.

We’re also offering 3 FREE tasty recipes for you to try at home; visit our website now to sign up to our newsletter and receive your recipes!

Want to find out more or book onto one of Zest24’s retreats and start your weight-loss journey NOW?

Visit www.zest24.com for dates, prices and more info.

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Homemade Almond Milk

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Hi lovelies!

I’ve been meaning to try out homemade almond milk ever since my bf’s lovely Mum bought me a nut milk bag (thanks Toni!).

I finally made the time to test it out and was pretty happy with the results.

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Healthy Recipes to Make for Valentines Day

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Valentine’s Day was never something I use to bother with but last year I got truly pampered by my boyfriend and decided that actually, Valentine’s is pretty awesome when a spa and fancy restaurant is involved.

It also means that spring is on its way which means one step closer to summer!

Another reason I love Valentine’s? Chocolate. My favourite thing. Now that I’m all healthy and what not I thought I’d try my best to make healthy versions of some Valentine’s treats you might like to share with your loved one. Some of them are kinda healthy but I’d still recommend eating them only in moderation.

Obviously these recipes were sooo dull to create and I definitely didn’t lick the bowl at all. Not once. Girl guides honour. Ahem. Anyhoo lets get to it!

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Healthy Oatmeal Pancakes with a Berry Compote

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Lazy Sunday mornings are perfect for pancake making. It’s become a little ritual between my boyfriend and me to have pancakes almost every Sunday. In fairness, we’d both happily eat them every morning if we had the time.

Although weekends are perfect for letting go a little and eating something less healthy, treating the entire weekend like that will have a negative impact on your health and (if you have them), weight loss goals.

So, I have pinched this recipe from My Fitness Pal and created my own healthy topping.

These pancakes are pretty good- they aren’t like standard pancakes, slightly heavier but still good and a lot more filling in my opinion.

They are almost sugar free; I managed to make 9 pancakes altogether-with 1tbsp of sugar in total, per pancake thats pretty much only a tiny smidge of sugar. You could also replace the butter with vegan butter and make it dairy free.

Ingredients:

  • 1.1 ounces all-purpose flour (1/4 cup)
  • 1 cup oats
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup non dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter, melted
  • 1 large egg (use Orgran egg replacer
  • Oil/butter for pan

For the Compote

  • 1/2 cup natural yoghurt almond/coconut/soy
  • 1/2 frozen berries
  • 1/2 small banana

Method:

Preheat oven to 150 degrees c

Combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.
Combine milk, butter, and egg in a small bowl. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist.
Heat a nonstick griddle over medium heat (can use frying pan). Coat pan with oil/butter. Spoon about
2 1/2 tablespoons batter per pancake onto griddle. Turn pancakes over when tops are covered with bubbles; cook until bottoms are lightly browned.

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Boom Boom Sports Bra Review

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Hello lovelies!

Today I’m sharing with you my review of this absolutely beaut sports bra (and it is a beaut isn’t it?!

The lovely peeps at boom boom athletica (http://boomboomathletica.com) sent it to me to give it a test drive and see what I thought.

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‘Personal Trainer Posts Snaps of Cellulite and Fat…Exposes Reality of ‘perfect’ Instagram selfies’


Hello again!

I’m really excited to share with you a recent interview I had with my local newspaper with regards to some selfies I posted on my social media. Now for those of you who follow me on Instagram you’ve probably seen one or two of these pictures.

If you don’t follow me on Instagram (well for starters you should! Insta name: katyhemfit go follow me now, you wont regret it 😀 ) you can see the pictures below.

So why do I post pictures of my cellulite, bloated stomach and fat for the whole world to see?

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Vegan Chocolate Icecream Deliciousness


Ok I’m kinda obsessed guys. Banana ice cream is kinda my thang. It’s the bomb diggity. And I’m gonna reveal this recipe to you because I’m just a really nice gal.

So here’s what you gotta do:

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3 Months on a Vegan Diet…Did it Last?

Hello my lovely readers! I am back and will now be posting regularly. As explained in my last post I took some time off from blogging to complete my Personal Training course (just waiting on my results!) and then I will be fully qualified!

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Vegan Chickpea Tacos with Crunch Mango Slaw & Spicy Red Pepper Sauce

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This recipe has become my ‘go-to’ recipe for impressing friends (vegan and non-vegan) and a firm Friday night favourite when you’ve got a bit more time to prep. I never used to like chickpeas but I now realise that stems from memories of eating them undercooked which mean hard and crumbly. I have developed a great love for the humble chickpea and it is an excellent healthy option and meat replacement.

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So lets get down to the nitty gritty.

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Battle Ropes Partner Workout

Working out with a friend is so much more fun than working out alone!

Having an exercise partner holds you accountable and ensures you still get that workout in even when you don’t really fancy it because you don’t want to let them down.

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