Recipe: Raspberry & Vanilla Energy Balls

 

Nutritional Information (per ball)

  • 178 Calories
  • 16g Carbs
  • 6g Protein
  • 10g Fat

Ingredients

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  • 100g raspberries
  • 1 tsp pure maple syrup (or natural sweetener of your choice)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 100g porridge oats (use gluten free oats if preferred)
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 75g pitted dates, chopped finely
  • 35g ground almonds
  • 40g chocolate or vanilla flavour whey or rice protein powder
  • 8 brazil nuts, finely chopped
  • 70ml unsweetened coconut milk
  • 60g shredded coconut

Directions

  • Pour the raspberries into a fine sieve and position over a large bowl.
  • Using the back of a wooden spoon, press the raspberries gently, extracting the raspberry juices into the bowl. Discard the raspberry seeds.
  • Add all of the other ingredients to the large bowl, except the desiccated coconut.
  • Mix thoroughly and refrigerate for at least an hour until the mixture firms up.
  • Divide the mixture into 9 portions and roll into balls using your hands. Pour the shredded coconut onto a plate and roll each ball in the coconut, to give them an even coating.

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Makes 9 energy balls

Preparation time: roughly 1hr 20mins.

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Recipe: Tasty Veg Pizza

“This pizza is perfect as a portable breakfast for an on-the-go day, or as a snack for later, as it tastes great hot or cold!”

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • 63 Calories
  • 4g Carbs
  • 6g Protein
  • 3g Fat

Ingredients

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  • a small amount of coconut oil or organic butter to grease tin
  • 4 medium sized eggs
  • 3 egg whites
  • Himalayan pink salt to season
  • 40g porridge oats (use gluten free oats if preferred)
  • 7 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 60g baby leaf spinach, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli pepper, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 a large green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1⁄2 tsp dried oregano
  • 15g low fat Cheddar cheese, grated (use a dairy free cheese if preferred)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 150 ̊C/300 ̊F.
  • Lightly grease a large round ovenproof dish with coconut oil / butter.
  • Whisk the eggs and egg whites in a jug and season well with Himalayan salt.
  • Add the oats, vegetables, dried spices and herbs. Stir well. Pour into the dish and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle on the cheese. Cook for a further 5 minutes, or until centre of pizza is cooked.

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Recipe: Tomato Baked Salmon

 

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • 778 Calories
  • 64g Carbs
  • 54g Protein
  • 34g Fat

Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp organic butter or coconut oil
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1⁄2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 vine ripened tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 pint chicken or vegetable stock
  • 40g bulgur wheat
  • 30g tomato purée
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 x 150g salmon fillet
  • handful fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • wedge lemon to garnish

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 150 ̊C/300 ̊F.
  • In a pan, melt half of the butter / oil over a medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes until softened.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the stock and bring to a steady simmer. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Melt the remaining butter / oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add the bulgur wheat and gently fry for one minute, stirring frequently.
  • Pour into an ovenproof dish. Add the tomato mixture and stir well.
  • Add the salmon. Cover loosely with tin foil and cook in the oven for 15-25 minutes, until the salmon is cooked throughout.
  • Remove from the oven and stir in the coriander.
  • Serve garnished with a wedge of lemon.

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Serves: 1

Preparation Time: 1 hour

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Recipe: Chicken Meatballs

“These meatballs are both tasty and healthy, and are an ideal portable snack or as a meal served with a healthy accompaniment e.g. a salad and sweet potato.”

Nutritional Information (per meatball)

  • 51 Calories
  • 1g Carbs
  • 5g Protein
  • 3g Fat

Ingredients

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  • 350g fresh chicken breast, diced
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 100g fresh coconut, grated
  • 1 medium sized egg
  • 2 tsps curry powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp sea salt flakes
  • handful parsley or coriander
  • 10g coconut oil
  • wedges of lemon to serve
  • plain yoghurt to serve (use dairy free yoghurt if preferred)

Directions

  • Put everything except for the coconut oil into a food processor and blend into a smooth paste. Using your hands, form the mixture into 20 meatballs.
  • In a large pan, melt the coconut oil over a high heat. When the oil is hot, put the meatballs in the pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium. Roll each meatball over and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and a plain yoghurt dip.

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Makes 20 Meatballs

Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes

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Recipe: Piled-High Protein Breakfast

“This easy-to-make breakfast is perfect for people who often find themselves eating an unhealthy breakfast to save time in a morning. Full of protein and packed with energy, this will quickly become your breakfast of choice!”

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • 346 Calories
  • 17g Carbs
  • 20g Protein
  • 22g Fat

Ingredients

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  • 2 medium sized eggs
  • 100g fresh spinach
  • 15g plain cashews
  • 8 plum tomatoes, halved
  • 25g pepper (any colour), diced
  • 1 tsp olive oil mixed with 1 tsp balsamic vinegar

Directions

  • Boil the eggs in a pan of lightly salted water for 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, steam the spinach gently for 3-4 minutes until wilted.
  • Remove the eggs from the heat, and cool down for one minute with cold water, then peel and slice.
  • Place the spinach in a serving bowl and drizzle over the oil / vinegar.
  • Add the eggs, pepper, tomatoes and cashew nuts.
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Serves: 1

Preparation Time: 20 mins

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