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May 2016

24/05/2016

Green Tea

Green Tea has been known for thousands of years to have many benefits. Read about them here. Green Tea comes in many guises, mainly from the East. Chinese and Japanese green teas have similar benefits. Green tea is just black tea without the fermentation process. Black tea contains many benefits too, just not as many as green tea, plus milk blocks the flavanoids (active health promoting components in green tea). Green tea contains antioxidants, polyphenols (active plant components) catechins and EGCG (Epigallocatechin gallate), these are the bits which give Green tea... Read More

20/05/2016

Coconut, Chocolate & Strawberry Protein Truffles

These are delicious. Check them out! Thanks to the Nutritionista for the recipe. Ingredients: 227g of fresh strawberries 50g of oats 60g of cocoa powder 1 tbsp of honey 2 scoops of strawberry whey protein powder Method: Puree and drain the strawberries of any excess liquid. Place this along with the rest of the ingredients in a bowl and blend together. The ingredients may be wet so place into the fridge for 10-15 minutes. Roll ball shapes out of the mixture and roll in some desiccated coconut. Place into freezer for... Read More

18/05/2016

Chocolate Protein Beetroot Brownies

Try these tasty, high protein chocolate brownies with a twist! Taste great and make the perfect pre gym snack. Thanks to the Nutritionista for the recipe.   Ingredients: – 90g of dates – 150g of shredded beetroot – 2 tbsp of coconut oil – 1tbsp of honey – 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract – 200g of ground almonds – 2 scoops of chocolate/vanilla whey protein powder – 20g of cocoa powder – 1 tsp of baking powder – 1 tsp of baking soda – 1/2 tsp of cinnamon Method: In... Read More

04/05/2016

Smoothie Recipe

Why not try this simple tasty smoothie loaded with protein and healthy goodness!   Just add the below ingredients to your blender and blitz until it becomes a smooth texture:   Low Fat Milk 200ml Avacado 50g Grapes 75g Frozen Berries 25g Vanilla Whey Protein 1 1/2 Scoops Spinach 25g A few ice cubes   This makes two servings. 1 serving contains: 214 calories    23g Protein    16g Carbohydrate  and a whole lot of antioxidants!