Wellness is here to stay, yippee! Whether your'e a trendsetter or follower read on for my top 5 wellness trends set to take the UK by storm in 2017 No 1) Plant based protein- Gone are the days where your protein had to come from an animal. A plethora of plant based proteins are now on the market and easily accessible for everyone. You can find proteins such as pea and hemp in everything from protein bars to smoothies. Plant protein is going mainstream, it will no longer
I know! Egg white oats doesn't sound too appealing right? And on paper it probably shouldn't be, but just trust me and read on and even try making them and then see why I called it that and why they are quite simply amazing!!! So recently I'm cut meat out of my diet and swayed towards a more plant based diet (I know eggs aren't plant based, around 70-80% of my diet tends to be plant based but eggs and cheese hold a precious place in my heart so they make an appearance every
I love oats! Fact! Since cutting meat out of my diet I've found that I'm struggling to get enough protein in my diet so sometimes I switch my normal morning oats for something a bit different to get some extra protein and just to switch it up a little. Queue quinoa porridge. Warm or cold this protein packed breakfast is perfect for cooking fresh if you have time or you can make up a batch and either grab it and go or warm it up in the morning, either way it's delicious! Quin
Quinoa (keen-wah) if you, like me still have trouble with pronouncing it, is not only yummy and a great alternative to many foods but it also has loads of health benefits. I usually eat oats in the mornings but fancied mixing up my grains and picking something gluten free and packed full of protein.
I used to add whey to my breakfast to ensure I got my protein quota in but since my tastes are changing quite rapidly I find sickly sweet flavoured wheys a little more challengi
Some things are too good not to share! This being one of them. I've used chia seeds in my overnight oats for years but never been adventurous to use them in other ways. I keep seeing pictures and posts of chia pudding and decided to bite the bullet and try one. Needless to say this will be the first of many. The texture can be a bit strange at first but the taste and endless possibilities of flavour combinations mean you can enjoy them everyday (meal!) and not get bored! I