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...
Peach & Fennel Salsa Recipe

Peach & Fennel Salsa Recipe

  The sweetness of fruit and a tiny hint of liquorice makes this peach and fennel salsa a refreshing summer side, perfect to accompany any chicken or fish dish. Ingredients: 2 firm peaches, skin on, diced 1/2 fennel, diced 2 tomatoes, watery core removed, diced 2 cucumbers, watery core removed, diced 1/2 red onion, diced sprinkle of sea salt   Instructions: Wash all ingredients, and dice everything in very small pieces. Mix in a bowl and serve cold. Tip: To reduce excess liquid, remove the watery core from tomatoes and cucumbers before dicing. Also, the firmer the peaches are, the less of a mess they make while dicing.  ...
Chicken & Peach Crock Pot Recipe

Chicken & Peach Crock Pot Recipe

    With stone fruits in season, a few ripe peaches is a wonderful way of flavouring the good old chicken crock pot staple dish! Ingredients: 1 kg chicken (I prefer thigh fillets, but anything goes) 3 peaches, skins left on, stones removed and sliced 1/2 head of cauliflower, processed into rice-like consistency 1/2 red onion, sliced thin 1 can chopped tomatoes 1 lemon, peel left on, sliced 1/2 tbsp cayenne pepper (not too hot, but use less if you don’t like spicy food) 1 tbsp sweet paprika salt and pepper to taste Fresh herbs for garnish Instructions: Preheat over to 200C. Wash and process cauliflower into a rice like consistency and place in the bottom of the crock pot. Sear the chicken fillets on a pan until they get some colour on them and then layer them on top of the cauliflower. Layer rest of the ingredients and spices  on top of the chicken and finish with a layer of lemon. Place the crock pot in the oven and let it cook without a lid for about an hour. Once the peaches let out a lot of liquid, mix the lot a round a few times, to flavour throughout. Serve with fresh herbs and slices of lemon and...