Recipe for Peach Protein Smoothie

Recipe for Peach Protein Smoothie

  Another take on the morning protein smoothie, just in time for this stone fruit season!   Ingredients: Makes for 2 serves. 1 peach, washed, stone removed and quartered 1 frozen banana 1/4 cup coconut cream 1 cup water 30g protein (15g per serve)* 1 tray of ice Blend all ingredients until smooth and start your day with a refreshing smoothie!    Tip: If making this smoothie right after a workout, double the amount of protein powder to 60g (30g per serve). * I recommend using plain pure whey protein powder, with no nasties added to it. they’re a tad tricky to find, but they’re out...
Recipe for mango protein smoothie

Recipe for mango protein smoothie

  I can’t wait for the mango season to start properly – and while we’re waiting, here’s my favourite post workout smoothie at the moment… Quick, easy and delicious!   Recipe: Ingredients: 1/2 mango 1 banana 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 dose of protein powder ice   Instructions: Slice a cheek off the mango and scoop the fruit into the blender. Add peeled banana and coconut milk and blend. While blending, add protein powder and ice until desired consistency. Pour into a glass and enjoy!   Tip: for added zing, scoop in a passion fruit....
Recipe for paleo coconut pancakes

Recipe for paleo coconut pancakes

Just because you’re eating paleo doesn’t mean you have to give up pancakes. These coconut pancakes are yummy, filling and full of goodness. Top up with mashed berries and drench in coconut cream – what a treat!   Recipe: Makes two large pancakes. Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour 3 omega-3 enriched eggs 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon organic maple syrup 1 teaspoon cocoa butter (optional) pinch of salt coconut oil frozen berries coconut cream   Instructions: Whisk eggs in a bowl, mix in coconut flour, baking powder, maple syrup, cocoa butter, and salt. Mix well. Mash berries (in this case frozen organic raspberries) in a bowl with a drop of hot water. Melt coconut oil on a pan. Divide pancake paste into two and form a flat, even pancake onto the pan. Cook for 2 minutes each side. Transfer cooked pancake onto a plate, scoop a generous serving of berries on top and pour coconut cream on the side.   Recipe adapted from Nom Nom Paleo....
Recipe for savoury egg muffins

Recipe for savoury egg muffins

These savoury egg muffins were a hit in the breakfast table – I thought I made enough for two meals, but the man ate them all at once! Not only are they quick and easy to make, they’re a great way of using the last leftovers of whatever meat you happen to have in the house! Recipe: Makes ~8 muffins.   Ingredients: 4 eggs 1/3 cup of any meat, cut small 1/2 onion 1 tomato salt, pepper and white pepper to taste   Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 180c. Cut meat, onion and tomato fine and cook and season on the pan. Divide into silicon muffin liners, filling them about 1/4-1/3 way up. Whisk 4 eggs quickly. Transfer into muffin liners, filling them 3/4 full. Bake for 15 minutes and serve with fresh avocado, tomato and carrot batons!...
Refreshing morning Protein Smoothie recipe

Refreshing morning Protein Smoothie recipe

  A refreshing fruit smoothie with added protein is a great way to start a day when you don’t have time to cook a proper breakfast. Not only is this smoothie terribly yummy, it’s got enough protein to keep you going until lunch and is very quick and easy to prepare.   Recipe: Ingredients: 1/8 pineapple 1 passion fruit 1/4-1/2 cup coconut milk 1 dose of protein powder ice magnesium powder zinc powder   Instructions: Peel and chop pineapple into medium-sized chunks. Half passion fruit and coop into the blender. Add in coconut milk and blend. While blending, add supplements (in this case at least protein powder) and then add ice until desired consistency. Pour into a glass and enjoy!     Optional supplements: Protein powder It is important to begin your day with a substantial dose of protein. The best way to do this is to eat a healthy serving of last night’s roast meat, but managing to be that organised every day can be challenging. Also, some mornings there is simply not enough time to prepare a proper breakfast. On those mornings protein powders are an excellent back up, even though they are processed and therefore not strictly paleo. It is important to select a great quality protein powder that doesn’t contain unnecessary additives, sugars, colourants and other empty fillers. Also, many protein powders can cause a range of digestive problems, such as bloating, constipation and discomfort. Try to find a natural product that does not irritate your gut.   Magnesium Magnesium powder is a great addition to a morning smoothie, especially if you are prone to muscle...
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