Purple sweet potato

So great being back at Fly

How amazing is this colour?!

Happy sunny Monday! It’s still Baltic outside but I guess we can’t have everything 😉 Earlier today I met up with Rachel, Kate and Nicola at Fly Functional Fitness for their lunch time HIIT class. 30 minutes of hard work. Looks alright at first glance, tough once you get working on the different stations.

The amazing Lorna who was coaching the class definitely planned a workout to raise our pulses. We did four rounds of jumping pull ups, rowing, burpees, box jumps and ropes. 45 seconds at each station. By the fourth round I could definitely feel my arms getting tired. I was paired up with Rachel and it was so much fun. I love that lady’s energy!

After the workout I was ready for some lunch! I try to have food prepped as much as I can so when I come home after a workout or from work I don’t have to stand cooking for ages. It’s the worst! So this morning I had roasted PURPLE sweet potato and steamed broccoli. Yes I said purple sweet potato. I’ve been seeing purple sweet potatoes everywhere recently online and when I saw them in Root & Fruits the other day I just had to try it out. I came home super excited with my find, being the sweet potato addict I am. I asked Jamie if it was a bit weird that I was so excited about trying a different kind of sweet potato. He said yes but nothing surprises him anymore haha. In my defence, I just truly appreciate the small things in life sometimes, like a different kind of potato.

It was quite weird eating something so vibrantly purple I’ve got to say. I’m not used to something edible naturally being that colour. It did taste differently from the standard orange and had a slightly different texture. It was super good though and it was fun to mix it up a bit. I had it with some leftover curry, thyme vinegary mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach, tomatoes, red pepper, cucumber and hummus. Yum!

This evening I’m doing something super exciting with Jamie and some friends. I’ll tell you more about it tomorrow! I think it’ll be a really good time. Speak soon lovelies xx


Published by madeleineskristensen

Madeleine Moves is a blog celebrating a love of exercise, food, travelling and life. I love being active, exercising and being out and about. With my blog I hope to spread this joy and inspire you to be your best. Who am I? I’m Madeleine (surprise). I’m a Swede who lives in the vibrant city of Glasgow in Scotland. I moved here for my university studies and in summer 2016 I graduated with a degree in Business and Management at University of Glasgow. My keyword has always been balance. I love eating healthy food but I also love to indulge once in a while. You need to enjoy life at the end of the day and limiting yourself is not the way to go. With this I would like to say welcome to Madeleine Moves. Love, Madeleine

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