Protein Coffee Cooler

Ingredients 1 scoop protein powder (chocolate or vanilla) 200ml almond milk (or any milk) 1 shot coffee – cooled 1/2 tbsp nut butter (peanut/almond/cashew etc) loadsa ice choc shot (optional)

Do You Suffer With PCOS?

So first of all, for those of you that might not know what PCOS is, it stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.  PCOS has become very common in women nowadays and is thought to be affecting anything between 1 in every 5-10 women, in the UK/Ireland anyway. So what is it? PCOS can have a few…

How To Increase Your Fibre Intake

Fibre is technically a complex carbohydrate and it can be split into 2 categories – both of which we need in our diet: Insoluble fibre – helps bulk up stool volume and get things moving in the intestines for digestion. Soluble fibre – which are fermentable and can help decrease blood cholesterol If you are…

What Does 20g Protein Look Like?

I am sure you hear enough about protein if you are in any way into exercise and nutrition. However, many people don’t realise the foods that are high in protein – it’s not just chicken believe it or not! As well as the foods that contain protein, it’s important we know roughly how much protein…

Vegetable Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Ingredients: 1-2 medium sweet potatoes 2 cups spinach 7-8 cherry tomatoes 1 large onion (extra veggies of choice) 5 eggs 2 egg whites 1/4 cup low fat milk 1/4 cup light mozzarella salt/pepper or seasoning of choice olive oil spray Method: Pre-heat oven to 190 degrees celsius. Grease a baking dish with olive oil spray…

Diet Soft Drinks – Are they really that bad?

You can call them fizzy drinks, pop, soda or soft drinks – but whatever you call them, we all know that they’re not exactly classed as ‘healthy’, right? Regular soft drinks have been linked with conditions such as obesity and diabetes to name just a few. (1)(2) The sugar content in a regular soft drink…

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Mini Granola Cups

This simple take on regular granola is ideal for keeping an eye on how much granola you’re eating as it can be quite energy dense (you don’t have to eat much of it for the calories to add up). I found that 2 filled granola cups was the perfect serving size, although I may have been…

Quick Killer Core Workout

Had literally about 15 minutes today so instead of nothing I said I’d work on my core which is in no way as strong as it was before!!