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Peggy Higgins

Peggy Higgins has been a member of French Vanoli since 2014, joining our powerlifting club, and taking on some PT sessions. A retired nurse, Peggy has lead an interesting life to say the least! She has been taking part in a… Read more »

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Shoulders

The shoulders are an amazing joint and are capable of doing some great things but also can get pretty messed up if we don’t take care of them. Here are 2 excellent movements to strengthen the shoulder and upper back… Read more »

Beltsander Brownie

Macros: Calories 161 kcal, Protein 19g, Carbs 3g, Fat 8g Ingredients (Serves: 1) •                     20g chocolate protein powder (2/3rds of a normal scoop) •                     10g cocoa powder (1/3rd of a normal scoop) •                     1 square 90% dark choc, broken into… Read more »

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Healthy Snack Ideas

OVERNIGHT OATS: Mix 30g Porridge Oats with 200g Greek yoghurt and a dash of coconut milk, stir in mix berries, cover and leave in the fridge overnight. Top with mixed seeds or chopped nuts in the morning  WHOLEGRAIN TOAST: with… Read more »

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Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Protein Cookies

Niamh Devaney @Nutritionista baked these tasty and healthy Dark Chocolate & Hazelnut Protein Cookies. Ingredients: •                     50g of hazelnut flour/ground hazelnuts •                     1 scoop of Kinetica chocolate whey •                     protein powder (can be purchased in FV) •                     ½ tsp of… Read more »

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Porridge and Yoghurt Bread

(Recipe from local Oranmore Food blogger, Cathal McBride – For other amazing easy to make recipes – check out his blog: http://www.aglassofredwine.com/) Ingredients: •                     1 large tub (500ml) of Low fat natural yoghurt or GO THE EXTRA MILE use 250ml low fat… Read more »

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TOMATO, BEAN AND BANANA CURRY

Joe’s Curry from the In-house competition (Recipe courtesy of Sarah Jane White) INGREDIENTS: 1 large onion, diced 2–3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil •                     2 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes •                     1 x 400g tin mixed beans •                     5 dried… Read more »

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Savoury Scones

INGREDIENTS: • 300g / 11oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour • 1 small Courgette • 1teaspoon Sugar • 1 level teaspoon Bread Soda (sieved) • Pinch Salt • 125g / 4oz Grated Cheddar Cheese • 3 tablespoons Chopped Chives • 150ml… Read more »

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Laura Guilfoyle’s Delightful Sprout Salad

Sprouting in the kitchen is like having a mini garden in your kitchen all year round. Sprouting has many nutritional advantages to you.  They are like mini treasure chests and once you start the germinating process that dormant seed starts… Read more »

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