Homemade Burgers

Dave stepped in front of the camera to welcome elite athlete, triathlete, Iron Man athlete & artist Vanessa Raw into the studio. Vanessa served up her post-competition recipe of home made burgers & talked endurance nutrition. Watch the full episode here.


500g x Lean Meat London Mince

1 x Red Onion

1 x Red Chilli

Thumb-size piece of fresh Ginger

1 x Egg

Bunch of Coriander

150g Mixed Salad Leaves

1 x Red Pepper

Handful of Roasted Pine Nuts

This is Good Macadamia Nut Oil

1 x Jar of Green Pesto


1. Finely chop-up the garlic, ginger, chilli & onions

2. In a mixing bowl, add what you have just chopped, with the mince & crack an egg over it. Mix together with your hands. Season with salt & pepper to taste.

3. Create small patties with your hands, and place in a hot frying pan.

4. While these cook on the hob, chop the remaining salad items & mix with the salad leaves to create a bed for your burgers. 

5. Drizzle some oil & pesto over the salad.

6. Ensure the burgers are cooked through, then remove from the heat, place over the salad & serve.

Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries

West Ham Ladies Striker Amber Keegan-Stobbs stopped by the kitchen to serve up the sort of meal she'd have on a day off from training. The full episode is here!


  • 500g x Lean Meat London Minced Beef
  • 1 x Avacado
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Mushrooms
  • Red onions
  • 1 x egg 
  • Crushed garlic
  • Whole wheat Sandwich thins
  • Sweet potato


1. Start boiling some water; chop the sweet potato into chip-sized strips.

2. Add the potatoes to the water & cook until soft.

3. Chop the garlic, mushrooms & onions. In a mixing bowl, add the vegetables, mince & 1 egg and mix together (add pepper & salt).

4. Create burger-sized patties from the meat.

5. Remove the sweet potatoes from the water, place on a baking tray & cover in oil, salt and pepper & place in the over on 180 degrees for approx 20 minutes (or until as caramelised & crispy as you like).

6. Place your burger patties under the grill, being careful to cook them all through carefully.

7. Whilst your food is in the oven/under the grill, prepare the salad; chop the vegetables, avocado and whatever else you want to add.

8. Serve your burgers on some bread-thins, with your sweet potato fries & salad.