Smoothie Bowl

High protein breakfast, snack or dessert with so many different options for flavour combinations and toppings. Get creative! Smoothie Bowl 150g fat free Greek yogurt (flavoured or plain) 1/2 scoop vanilla protein powder 150g frozen berries of choice ((and a few to decorate)) 5g dessicated coconut 10g granola Add the yogurt, berries and protein powder…

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Roasted peppers stuffed with a Mexican style mince filling and topped with melted cheese. Mexican Stuffed Peppers 2 large halved peppers 200g 5% lean beef mince ((or Quorn mince)) 50g kidney beans ((drained tin)) 2 cloves finely chopped garlic 1 finely chopped onion 1 handful chopped coriander 40g low fat grated cheddar 1/2 tin chopped…

Calzone (Folded Pizza)

Low calorie version of an Italian folded pizza. Calzone 1 large tortilla wrap 100g diced chicken breast 100g passata or low calorie pizza sauce 1/4 chopped red pepper 3 mushrooms 1/4 red onion 1/2 clove garlic 20g low fat grated cheddar/mozzarella 1 teaspoon mixed herbs 1-2 tablespoon egg wash ((an egg mixed up in a…

Thai Red Curry

  Thai Red Curry 1 red chili 1 thumb sized piece ginger 3 cloves garlic 3 shallots (or 1 white onion) 2 tbsp red curry paste zest and juice of half a lime 2 chicken breasts 1/2 courgette 1/2 red pepper 8 mushrooms 100g brocolli 200ml light coconut milk (Tesco's is the lowest calorie) 100ml…

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…