Try our lighter spin on this classic Greek staple, swapping out potato and ground meat for ricotta and lentils. Rich in amino acids, fibre and magnesium, this vegetarian moussaka will have guests coming back for more.     INGREDIENTS: 2 baby eggplants, thinly sliced, lengthways  ½ tsp dried oregano  400g canned lentils, rinsed, drained 1 onion, finely […]

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As with most high-protein foods, eggs promote the release of dopamine and norepinephrine, which are ‘feel-good’ chemicals that can heighten mood and bolster energy. Try this household staple poached on Sweet Potato toast (yes, it’s a thing) topped with creamy cashew hollandaise sauce – for a delicious gluten free brunch.   INGREDIENTS 1 medium sweet potato, […]

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Made from a mix of nut butter, wholegrain oats, dates, coconut and a little honey, these peanut butter protein balls couldn’t be any easier to make. Perfect as a 3pm snack and for warding off hunger pains in between meals. INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup peanut or almond butter (additive free) 2 tbsp honey or desired sweetener 1 cup […]

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From bone broth to coconut oil, it’s been another big year for superfoods. Here are my predictions for the major health food trends in 2017. GO FLEX We all know that eating less meat is good for the planet and good for our health, and it seems more and more people are consciously making an […]

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Hands up if you get overwhelmed – perhaps even irritated – by your news feed telling you how to survive (or avoid weight gain) over the silly season? This year, try a different approach. Mindfulness. The idea behind mindfulness is to fix one’s attention more on the “present moment” without judgment. When it comes to […]

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Healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are 8 of the best shortcuts to keep your healthy habits in check! FOCUS ON FOOD, NOT NUTRIENTS Forget counting grams of fat or protein and fussing over carbs and sugar. Once you take the focus away from nutrients and eat a diet based primarily on real (whole) […]

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Losing fat is the number one reason people get on the fitness wagon. But with so much misinformation out there it can be hard to know for sure whether your workout is burning fat, or just burning your time. Chances are if you’ve tried to shift stubborn fat before, you’ve probably heard one of these […]

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Are you getting the nutrients you need to power through your HIIT class? Or do you sometimes feel like you’re running on empty? Lookout for these 5 common signs you’re not eating enough to fuel your workout. 1. YOU TIRE QUICKLY Most people will experience fatigue at some stage in their workout which can bring […]

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