Pilates & Barre with Emma – Blog

 

Walnut Crusted Chicken Piccata with Vine Tomatoes

This is such an easy and delicious meal to make. Tender chicken breast in a lemon sauce with roasted tomatoes. I think I threw this together in just twenty minutes. It is a fast, healthy dinner when you're short on time. Piccata is a method of preparing food. Meat is...

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Apple Rose Tart with Hazelnut Crust

We have an excess of apples that need to be used up so I decided to try my hand at this apple tart I had pinned for a while. If you are a Pinterest addict like me, you may have seen one of these elegant rose tarts already. The idea for an Apple Rose Tart originates...

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My Version of French Cassoulet

In an effort to have more resistant starch in my diet, I looked for bean recipes. Up comes French cassoulet, which also has stock in it's ingredient list. I'm trying to eat more of that too. Perfect! Cassoulet is a rich, slow-cooked casserole originating in the French...

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Maternity Sportswear for Pilates or Yoga

Looking for maternity sportswear for your Prenatal Pilates class or just to wear to the gym? I've done some online window shopping for you to find flattering, comfortable and supportive maternity activewear. I've looked for items which can transition from month three...

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Tasty Buckwheat Tabbouleh Salad

Last year I resolved to eat more protein from fish, quinoa and buckwheat. I managed plenty of fish but little quinoa and buckwheat.I really like buckwheat, but I only have one recipe that I regularly cook so far. While looking for some buckwheat recipes to try on...

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Freebies for Pregnant and New Mums in Ireland

In my Pregnancy Pilates class, we were discussing the freebies available for expecting mums. A few of the mothers to be signed up for the Lidl, Aldi and Supervalu gifts. So I thought I share those details below and have a look for any other offers out there. I hope...

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Homemade Hash Browns

I've been trying to get more spuds into my diet lately. Why? Because they can help you lose weight. Every time I hear someone say that potatoes are unhealthy or “fattening” I can’t help but cringe. Contrary to what the carb police promote, potatoes are actually an...

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Ultimate List of Birth Affirmations

Being relaxed and feeling safe is important when labouring and birthing your baby. It increases the flow of oxytocin which helps improve uterine contractions and a surge when your baby is born helps you to bond with your baby.   So why affirmations? Every thought...

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