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Gingerbread Smoothie

The perfect post workout boost…….and it tastes amazing, who’d have thought?!

1 cup roasted sweet potato
1.5 cups of unsweetened almond milk
1 serving of vanilla protein powder
¼ teaspoon of each ground cloves, ground ginger and ground nutmeg
1 pitted date
Handful of ice cubes

Blend all the ingredients in a...

Categories: Recipes, Sport & Exercise


Complete Breakfast Smoothie

This is a high protein, high carbohydrate, high calorie breakfast: packed full of fibre and antioxidants it’s perfect for anyone on-the-go all day

Serves 1

200ml of milk alternative such as hemp, almond or soya milk
20g jumbo oats
20g hemp protein powder
half a banana
150g mixed berries e.g. raspberries,...

Categories: Sport & Exercise, Recipes


Chocolate Goji Berry Seed Bars

Need something for the children at school pick up? These will make them happy and satisfy them till supper

2 tablespoons of flax seeds
2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds
2 tablespoons of sesame seeds
2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds
3 handfuls of goji berries
1 handful of pitted dates
4 tablespoons of cacao powder

Categories: Sport & Exercise, Children's Health, Recipes


Sweet Potato & Chickpea Bake

This is another wonderful recipe from Dale Pinnock, packed full of goodness and very easy to make. I have doubled it up so that it serves 6 with some left overs for lunch the next day.

4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks
Olive oil
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 red onions, finely chopped

Categories: Sport & Exercise, Recipes


Protein at Each Meal Needed to Achieve Maximum Muscle Health

New research from a team of scientists led by a muscle metabolism expert and published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that the typical cereal or carbohydrate-dominated breakfast, a sandwich or salad at lunch and overly large serving of meat/protein for dinner may not provide the best metabolic environment to...

Categories: Nutritional News, Sport & Exercise