Fruits smoothies are cool and refreshing. Plus because they contain fruit, they just seem healthy. But are they? Well consider this. CHOICE Analytical analysed 95 fruit-based drinks from popular fast food chains, including Boost Juice, Donut King, Gloria Jean’s, New Zealand Natural and Wendys. 81 were rated as high in sugar (more than 7.5 grams per 100ml). For a 600ml smoothie, that's a … [Read more...] about 12 reasons why you should make green smoothies part of your daily diet
This one is so easy the kids can make it! Well balanced protein drinks are a great way to optimise your health. In this video my two girls show just how easy it is to make a really healthy snack that your body will thank you for. Oh, and as you will see, it's important to have some fun with it! Watch now. … [Read more...] about Choc Mango Protein Blast!
I often get asked what it is that I eat. Well, here's today's lunch and yes, I've physically put it down to type this up! This is probably one of my favourite lunches about 1 hour after I do a muscle workout - the turkey & salad sandwich: * 2 slices of wholemeal bread * 105 grams of sliced turkey (yes, weigh it...it's a lot!) * 1 small tomato sliced * 40 grams of salad mix (yes, … [Read more...] about What’s On For Lunch?
(serves 8 people) Thanks to Vanessa, our Boot Camper of the Year, 2012, for this gem of a recipe. It's a great one! Ingredients Soft rice noodles – 250g Light peanut butter – 6 tbsp Rice wine vinegar – ¾ cup Peanut oil – 2 tbsp Chopped fresh spring onion – ½ cup Chopped fresh coriander – ½ cup Salt reduced soy sauce – 2 tbsp Sombal oelek – 1 tbsp Whole iceberg lettuce, shredded – … [Read more...] about Asian Chicken & Noodle Salad
(serves 4 people) This is a delicious healthy salad with a difference. Try it out! Thanks to Tracey for this recipe. Ingredients Rocket leaves – 100g Sweet potato – 500g Chickpeas – 400g Red capsicum – 1 Freshly squeezed orange juice – 2 tbsp White wine vinegar – 2 tsp Balsamic vinegar – 1 tsp Preparation Pre-heat oven to 1800c, cut sweet potato into 2.5cm cubes, lay onto … [Read more...] about Rocket, Sweet Potato & Chickpea Salad
(serves 4 people) An old classic green salad. You're limited by your imagination, but here's one example of refreshing green salad. Ingredients Fresh salad mix – 180g Tomatoes – 2 medium Carrot – 1 Avocado – 1 small Cucumber – ½ Preparation Place the salad mix in a bowl and cut / dice remaining ingredients in your desired shape, add to the salad mix and toss. Nutritional … [Read more...] about Fresh Green Salad