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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After hitting the gym, your body is primed to absorb nutrients from a wholesome post-workout snack. Eating the right foods can have a huge impact on recovery and how you pull up the next day, but choosing the right ingredients is key! Here’s your go-to guide for the best nutrients to help build muscle, and […]

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Everything you’re looking for in a post-workout snack. These wholefood bars boast antioxidants and slow releasing carbs to feed tired and sore muscles, as well as protein and good-for-you fats that will squash hunger and keep your tummy satisfied. Makes roughly 12-14 bars. INGREDIENTS ¼ cup buckinis (raw buckwheat), optional 1 cup almonds or Brazil […]

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Spice up your weekday dinner revelry with this super satisfying lamb, pomegranate and quinoa salad infused with colourful fruit and vegetables. Best of all – it’s packed with iron-rich lamb pieces. Iron helps move oxygen to working muscles. Serves 4-5 INGREDIENTS  500g 
lamb fillet (backstrap), trimmed 2 tbsp 
extra virgin olive oil 1 cup quinoa […]

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If you’re into fitness, no doubt you’ve heard that protein is essential for muscle growth and recovery. But what types of protein is best? And how much should you be consuming? What comes to mind when you think of the word “protein” will be different for everyone. Some salivate over pork ribs whilst others guzzle […]

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Whether it’s your heart beating, nerves communicating or muscles pumping – your metabolism is a 24 hour, non-stop process that powers everything you do. To carry out these bodily functions, we require energy that ultimately comes from our food. Metabolic rate is affected by many factors, including our age, weight and genetics. Although there’s not […]

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Want more muscle tone? Hitting the weights is a given, but what you put into your mouth counts just as much. Check out these top muscle building foods. HOW DO MUSCLES GROW First it’s important to understand the basics behind muscle growth. Every time you curl or press, you’re actually breaking down your muscle fibres, […]

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