Drink your greens - a green protein smoothie

Drink your greens - a green protein smoothie

On many days of the week I throw a few things into the blender and see what comes out.  Not always successful it has to be said.  I really don't follow a recipe so it is all a bit hit and miss and depends on what I have in the fridge. I am not madly keen on smoothies that are simply a mixture of fruit - all too much sugar.  I prefer them to be more vegetable based with one portion of fruit to sweeten a little. Here's what I had this morning

Plan ahead – protein packed Apple and Cinnamon Bircher Muesli

Plan ahead – protein packed Apple and Cinnamon Bircher Muesli

As I said in an earlier post, the secret to eating consistently well is to get into the routine of planning and preparing food ahead of time.  Making meals in batches really helps.  A super easy way to sort out a healthy breakfast is to make bircher muesli.  It takes no time to pull together and it’s really easy to make a larger batch that will last you for a few days through the week.   

A HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE TO MAYONAISE

A HEALTHIER ALTERNATIVE TO MAYONAISE

So I was looking for a healthier alternative to the standard jar of mayo and came across a recipe for what I will call 'cashew-naise'. I know it could sound a little too hardcore healthy for some, but bear with me and remember I am not interested in healthy food unless it really tastes great and believe me this does....

HOW TO TURBO CHARGE YOUR FRUIT SMOOTHIES

HOW TO TURBO CHARGE YOUR FRUIT SMOOTHIES

If you have any form of blender you can make a fruit smoothie, whether it is a simple stick blender or a turbo charged blender such as a Vitamix. A pure fruit smoothie will give you a bit of a sugar high from the fructose hit. There are simple things that you can do to lessen this sugar high and give it some real nutritional punch.