31Mar 2016

I love this breakfast. It is a healthy version of Bircher. Many of the Birchers found in cafes are loaded with sugar. It ticks all of my nutrient meal requirements combining good quality protein, healthy fats and wholegrain carbohydrates.

29Jul 2015

Let’s make this simple… A well rounded nutritional meal should contain: *a serving of PROTEIN. Complete sources include meat, fish, eggs and dairy (if tolerated). Vegetarian sources include nuts, seeds, legumes and grains. Protein provides the building blocks for neurotransmitters (mood), hormones, enzymes (detoxification, digestion), immune factors and stabilises blood sugar levels. Roughly palm-sized portion. […]

17Jul 2015

This is a great snack which perfectly combines a serving of protein, carbohydrate and good fats. INGREDIENTS: soak mixed nuts – e.g. almonds, Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts Soak medjool datesSoak for at least 12 hours with a dash of apple cider vinegar/ lemon juice/ or whey (liquid from yoghurt) 1/3 cup cocao powder and pinch […]

05Mar 2015

If you want to be stronger and fitter your body demands the correct nutrition to refuel post working out, thus enhancing recovery. The optimum time for re-fuelling post exercise is within 30 minutes. Post exercise nutrition goals include: Changing the body from a catabolic state (breaking down) to an anabolic state (building up) i.e. repairing […]

15Aug 2014

I love this smoothie for either breakfast or an afternoon pick-me up! The beautiful combination of spinach and banana rich in energy bursting B vitamins, and coconut oil which contains medium chain fatty acids burned for immediate energy, provide the perfect zing! Coconut oil is also rich in lauric acid which has antimicrobial properties, including antifungal (think Candida) and antiviral (think influenza).