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Banana Peanut Oat Bars

This recipe is from The Medicinal Chef – I use them as energy bars before or after a training session. They beat anything you could buy!

1 tablespoon coconut oil, plus extra for greasing
3 very ripe bananas
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
280g porridge oats
2 tablespoons...

Categories: Sport & Exercise, Recipes


Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

1 avocado, peeled and stoned
1 cup of raspberries (frozen or fresh)
1 cup of coconut water
1 cup of sugar free rice or almond milk
1 tablespoon raw cacao powder
1 tablespoon ground hemp or linseeds

Blend all the ingredients together in a high speed blender.

Serves 2

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Free From Muesli

300g gluten free oats
200g millet flakes
100g quinoa flakes
8 tablespoons sunflower seeds
6 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
5 tablespoons chia seeds
150g nuts (plain hazelnuts or almonds work well)
8 tablespoons desiccated coconut (optional)

So far as possible all ingredients should be organic.

  • Mix all the...

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2 400g tins of cooked chickpeas, drained
3 large cloves of garlic, chopped
Juice of 3 lemons
150ml tahini paste
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon freshly ground sea salt
Extra virgin olive oil

Serves loads – half the ingredients if you don’t want too much!

  • Put the chickpeas, lemon juice, tahini, cumin,...

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Broccoli and Watercress Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil or coconut oil
1 large head of broccoli, cut into about 430g of small florets, washed and trimmed
2 large leeks, trimmed and sliced
2 garlic cloves, peeled and halved
150g watercress
1 litre vegetable stock
1 Parmesan rind
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
Pumpkin seeds to...

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