Hunger Hacks

One of the hardest parts of dieting is having to deal with hunger. When you are in a calorie deficit, it is normal to feel a little bit hungry from time to time but there are a lot of things you can do to help manage it. Check out some of our top tips below…

Spaghetti Bolognese

An easy Italian dinner option that is perfect for a midweek meal! Spaghetti Bolognese 80g spaghetti (raw) 200g lean 5% fat mince 400g tin chopped tomatoes 2 cloves grated garlic 1 chopped onion 1 grated carrot 8 halved cherry tomatoes 8 chopped mushrooms 100ml red wine ((optional)) 1 teaspoon stock powder (or half a stock…

Chocolate Protein Truffles

These taste just like nutella! Chocolate Protein Truffles 3 scoops of chocolate protein powder ((make sure to use a nice tasting protein powder)) 3 tbsp cocoa powder 2 tbsp sweetener 50ml unsweetened almond milk 50g chopped hazelnuts (or any nuts) Add the protein powder, sweetener, milk, nuts and cocoa powder to a mixing bowl and…

Tortilla Pizza (3 ways)

3 quick and easy tortilla pizza recipes that are all under 500 calories with at least 20g of protein!! Tortilla Pizza (3 ways) Ham, Pineapple and Mushroom Pizza (310 calories – 22g of protein, 40g of carbohydrate, 8g of fat) Breakfast Style Pizza (471 calories – 46g of protein, 35g of carbohydrate, 20g of fat)…

Nachos

A lower calorie version of a Mexican favourite! Nachos Spicy Mince 100g lean mince (5%) 1 clove garlic 1/2 chopped pepper 1/2 tin chopped tomatoes (200g) Chips 2 corn tortillas salt pepper 1 kcal spray Spice mix for mince (alternatively use a Mexican style seasoning mix) 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2…

The 12 Tips of Christmas

  Christmas is a time of the year where a lot of us panic about gaining weight! Christmas parties. Social occasions. Alcohol. Increased temptations. (Those Roses staring at you in the office!) This often ends up in your diet and training going out the window. “I’ll start again in January.”  The problem with this is…

CHRISTMAS WEIGHT GAIN

  Gaining weight over the Christmas period is a common occurrence. But why does this happen?? It’s not because our metabolisms slow down over Christmas. It’s not because calories in foods magically increase during Christmas. People associate weight gain with Christmas day and the days around that but for most of us, the weight gain…