Homemade Popcorn

Sitting in this weekend? Why not try making your own popcorn instead of buying shop-bought packs that are full of unnecessary ingredients. You can easily consume about over 700 kcals on a medium box of cinema sweet popcorn! Never mind the chocolate and fizzy drink you buy alongside it! Whether you’re sitting in or heading to…

Protein Rice Krispie Squares

If you were ever lucky enough to get a Kelloggs Rice Krispie square in your lunch box as a child, you’ll understand that same excitement I had when I made this alternative that tastes almost as good! Ingredients: Puffed Rice x 100g (approx 4 cups) Protein Powder x 60g (approx 1/2 cup) Nut Butter x 65g…

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 1 medium red bell pepper 1-2 garlic cloves 1 tin chickpeas in water, drained juice of 1 lemon 1-2 tsp cumin 2 tbsp tahini (ground sesame seeds) Water, as needed

Egg White Oats

The simple addition of egg whites to your morning porridge increases the protein content & gives it a more creamy consistency.   What you need: 1/2 cup oats 1 cup water or milk 2 egg whites Toppings ideas:

Iced Mocha Protein Shake

The perfect morning shake to get your protein & caffeine hit in one 🙂 Very simple & easy to make, perfect if you’re in a hurry and can’t get breakfast. Although I don’t think I’m ever in that much of a hurry that I miss breakfast! 😀 What you need: Cup of coffee (cooled) 1…

Healthy alternatives to your favourite treats

As it’s the last day of the weekend for a lot of people, or the first working day on this side of the world, I think both count as good reasoning to treat ourselves 😉 Try healthier alternatives to your favourite treats Especially when we try our best to ‘eat clean’, we sometimes get fed…

Healthy Take on Chilli Beef Nachos

So I was at home a week ago & had the yummiest nachos ever in a local restaurant. I didn’t expect them to be the healthiest but I was definitely craving them on my return to Bahrain! So, as I do I decided to try a healthier, lower-calorie version of them & I must say they…

“Clean eating” Coleslaw

Ingredients  1/2 head white or red cabbage 2-3 medium cooked beetroot 1 large carrot 1/2 green apple 2-3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2-3 tbsp apple cider vinegar Juice of 1/2 a lemon Salt & pepper to season Directions Slice the cabbage finely & grate the carrot, apple & beetroot into a bowl. Measure out…

Raspberry Chia Jam 

Can be used as a healthy jam replacement, an addition to your breakfast oats, or used to make a healthy version of a Muller Corner yogurt when you mix with Natural/Greek yogurt 🙂 Ingredients 2 cups Frozen Berries 2 – 3 tbsp Chia Seeds 2 tbsp Natural Honey Water as needed Method Combine ingredients in…

3 Ingredient Berry “ice-cream” 

Ingredients -500g Strawberries/Raspberries (Any berries will work) -500g Yogurt (Flavoured yogurt will add sweetness, natural will be a bit more bitter like a sorbet) -1 or 2 tbsp natural honey Method 1. Add berries, yogurt & honey to a blender. 2. Blitz until smooth. Should be a thick consistency. 3. Pour mixture into glass bowl/tray…

Roasted BBQ Chickpeas

Roasted chickpeas are a great high-protein snack & take very little preparation to make them taste amazing! Ingredients -1 tin Chickpeas -1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil -1/2 tsp sea salt -1/4 tsp BBQ seasoning -1/4 tsp garlic powder Method Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees celsius. Drain chickpeas and rinse with water. Lay on a…

Protein Banana “Ice Cream”

Have a sweet tooth? Or just get a craving especially now during summer? Well, you HAVE TO try this! Anddd if you need another reason (you shouldn’t), it uses up those blackened bananas no one wants to eat! 😀 The more ripe a banana is, the sweeter it becomes which makes them perfect for this…