Protein Packed Smoothie Bowl

For those days it’s too hot for your big bowl of porridge! 😉 Ingredients: -1 scoop whey protein -1 banana -1/2 cup blueberries -1 cup strawberries -100-200ml almond milk -loadsa ice 

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)

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…

All about macros: Protein

First of all, what are macronutrients or ‘macros’ as they are more commonly known? The three main macronutrients are Protein, Fat & Carbohydrates. The foods you eat on a daily basis are made up of different macronutrient combinations. Examples: Chicken breast – mainly protein with a little fat Tuna – mainly protein Salmon – mainly…

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:

Consistency is key

At this stage I’m guessing you’ve already been through the ‘contemplating life’ phase & wondering what the hell you’re going to do to get some form of normality back! I know I have haha!  Don’t panic, take small steps & most importantly be consistent. That means that the tip you read yesterday and hopefully implemented, you…

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…

Protein & Whey -The low-down

What is protein? One of the 3 key macro nutrients, Protein is found in muscles, bone, hemoglobin, myoglobin, hormones, antibodies, enzymes, hair and nails. Muscles are only about 20% protein, therefore increasing muscle mass (or ‘toning up’) requires extra water, energy in the form of carbohydrates, and protein.