Happy new year from MAN v FAT!

What a year it has been. It’s been an odd one in many ways, but hey, you made it! Here at MAN v FAT, we had a pretty good 2018. In January, we kicked off the year with insight from our Amazing Losers about how to lose weight and keep it off. In short: stay positive and […]

Ho ho ho – the MVF Newsround 21/12/18

It’s the last Newsround of 2018! This week we’re looking back on our progress since last Christmas, sending pasties to friends and trying to remember for the sake of our mental health that Christmas doesn’t have to be all its hyped up to be. From the MAN v FAT Football leagues Shoutout to the boss […]

RECIPE: Mango salsa and turkey salad

This is another recipe that is perfect for making after the chaos of Christmas, in that lull between Christmas and New Year when there are turkey leftovers everywhere and you still feel stuffed after that epic Christmas dinner. Make this mango salsa and leftover turkey salad for lunch and feel positively angelic after all that […]

The MAN v FAT Podcast episode 14 – the Christmas dinner special

In Episode 14 of the MAN v FAT podcast, we talk saving calories at Christmas with 20-year veteran chef Maria Tildesley, how to keep your Turkey moist without adding excess fat, why big potatoes make the healthiest roasties and we also debate what the best Christmas movie is (spoiler: Die Hard is not a Christmas […]

Recipe: Christmas dinner hash browns

There are bound to be some leftovers from your Christmas dinner – ideal for making these lovely, tummy friendly hash browns. You can use meat, roast potatoes and vegetable leftovers when making this quick and easy meal, and combine it with a fried egg and you have a great brunch, plus you can keep that […]

The MAN v FAT Podcast episode 13 – what does it take to become a champion?

In the penultimate episode of the year, we chat to MAN v FAT Football league winning captains Lew, Jon and Mike to find out what it takes to become MAN v FAT Football champions. We discuss what happens when the penny finally drops, why you should celebrate your weight loss and why every team needs a […]

Doing it for the ‘gram – The MVF Newsround 14/12/18

Christmas is coming, did you know?! This week we’re doing it for the ‘Gram, getting angry and feeling warm ‘n’ fuzzy with a nice cup of cocoa. From the MAN v FAT Football leagues Calling all Milton Keynes based MvFFers – here is a date for your diary and we’re telling you way in advance, […]

RECIPE: Leftover turkey pad thai

leftover turkey pad thai

I’m a big fan of turkey (aren’t we all at this time of year?) and love a leftover turkey sandwich as much as the next person, but when you finally come out of your Quality Street-induced haze, you’re going to long for something light and healthy and here it is – the perfect thing to […]

Healthy Christmas swaps: the MVF Festive Swap Shop!

It’s a tough time of year; social events, family gatherings, work dos. It’s hard to navigate December without feeling like the mirror is showing you Father Christmas’ reflection rather than your own. So we’re going to try and help you lighten the load with a festive edition of the MAN v FAT Swap Shop! Healthy […]

How to have a healthy Christmas

Christmas can be tough if you’re trying to lose weight. Everyone’s in a good mood and everything seems to focus on food and drink as we get closer and closer to Christmas Day itself. Now, we’re not ones to demonise food and if you really want a mince pie then we’re definitely not suggesting you […]