Delalicious by Sinéad Delahunty

Delalicious by Sinéad Delahunty

Sinéad Delahunty, better known as the blogger behind Delalicious has just released her very first cookbook! It always makes me so happy to see fellow foodbloggers release their first book as its one of my biggest dreams as well. I’ve been following Delalicious for a little over a year now myself, as her blog was recommended to me by my partner, who went to the same school as her and who’s family is from the same area as Sinéad is from: Fethard in County Tipperary!

What makes her book so special is that, with her background as a Gaelic footballer and physiotherapist in mind, her recipes will help your body get energised before a workout and helps repair it afterwards. It also features some guides to show you how to divide your meal up into carbs, proteins, fruit & veg depending on what you’ll be doing that day in terms of activity. So unlike a lot of ‘healthy, nourishing’ recipes and blogs, this cookbook is based on science and studying.

It really is a great overall book to have in your book case, clear instructions and very easy to make recipes. I made one of her courgetti recipes already (with a few tweaks as I can’t have cream) and really liked it a lot!

Book tip May 2018: Delalicious by Sinéad Delahunty

Roast Honey Fruits – taken from Delalicious: A Full Plate for a Full Life by Sinéad Delahunty, published by The Collins Press 2018

Book description
Sinead Delahunty has learned many life lessons on the football field. Most importantly, she has mastered how to fuel her body healthily. Now, she shares recipes that are bursting with flavour and nutritional value to keep you ready for whatever life may throw at you.

* 90+ colourful recipes, using wholesome ingredients, which are achievable for everyone
* Mouth-watering inspiration for every meal, from breakfast, lunch and dinner to decadent (yet nourishing!) desserts
* Clear visual guides to help you fill your plate with balanced food depending on your activity level
* Ideas for leftovers, plus down-to-earth guidance on food storage, everyday food prep, the art of batch cooking and last-minute meal fixes

Juggling a full-time job as a physiotherapist with a Gaelic football career and a food blog, Sinead understands the pitfalls of being under time pressure. Her easy, delicious recipes embrace natural ingredients and will inspire you to eat better for boundless energy. So get cooking!

Book tip May 2018: Delalicious by Sinéad Delahunty

taken from Delalicious: A Full Plate for a Full Life by Sinéad Delahunty, published by The Collins Press 2018

About the author
Sinead Delahunty’s farming background in Fethard, Co. Tipperary, inspired her passion for fresh ingredients. A Chartered Physiotherapist with the HSE in Dublin, she has played Gaelic football for Tipperary and her Dublin club, Foxrock-Cabinteely.
After the football field and the hospital, the kitchen is where you will find her, creating exciting dishes for her food blog, which represented Ireland at the 2015 Cono Sur Food Bloggers Final in Paris and was named a Top 5 Irish Food Blog at the Irish Blog Awards 2016. She spent 2017 on a career break, backpacking across the globe, experiencing different cultures and cuisines.

Book information and giveaway
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: Collins Press (July 28, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1848893388
ISBN-13: 978-1848893382
Product Dimensions: 240 x 170 mm

You can buy this book on Amazon UK or

hanks to the lovely people over at I get to give away one copy of this book as well on my Facebook page, Instagram or comments below!

Competition ends on Sunday the 20th of May at midnight.
*Participants may enter once on Facebook, once on Instagram ( and once on my blog post. If you comment on all platforms your name will be added three times and you will have 3 chances to win!
*You must use a valid email adress on my blog to be able to be contacted if you win
*You must live in Ireland or the UK to win
*One winner will be chosen at random

Book tip May 2018: Delalicious by Sinéad Delahunty

Frittata taken from Delalicious: A Full Plate for a Full Life by Sinéad Delahunty, published by The Collins Press 2018


  • Suzanne

    Would love to win this fab prize! Looks bril.

  • Aislinn Horgan

    I would love this book, I follow Sinead and I just love her recipes ?

  • Fiona Horgan

    Sounds like an amazing book! Fabulous prize! Fingers crossed! xxxxx

  • Carole Cornell

    I would love a copy of this book. I am a descendant if Delahunty’s of Tipperary.

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