A lot of people ask me what they should eat after a workout, so here's an example of what I ate for lunch today after my weights session: - 1 serving of protein (200g baked salmon) - 1 serving of vegetables (steamed asparagus) - 1 serving of carbohydrates (steamed potatoes) - Condiments (salt & extra virgin olive oil = minerals and good fat) - Sauerkraut (gut healing) These macronutrients are foods that provide us with energy - and are essential after exercise: Protein help u
Today I want to share with you one of my top tips to ensure that you have a source of clean food at home ready for when you are either pressed for time or were not planning to cook ... and it is to keep some good quality already-cooked FROZEN meats in your freezer at all times. My first choice is Applegate Organics sausages. They are fully cooked, so all I have to do it take them out of the freezer and place them straight into a frying pan for 10 minutes till they fully thaw.
Guacamole Ingredients: 2-3 ripe avocadoes A handful of cherry tomatoes Juice of 1 lemon 2 tbsp of vinegar Salt, pepper and paprika to taste Optional: 1/2 onion Combine the avocados, cut tomatoes, onion (optional), lemon, vinegar and spices and mix in a blender or by hand in a bowl. Simple! (The avocado seeds you see in the photo are for preventing browning before serving) Chocolate Squares Ingredients: 1/3 cup of cacao butter (I get mine from iherb.com) 1/3 cup of cacao powde
Great little video from TED-Ed (5 minutes) explaining #Carbohydrates - what they are and how they affect our body. Often my clients ask me whether they should eat carbs or not. My answer: Eat carbs from whole foods whenever possible! Ditch the white breads and sodas! And eat your veggies and fruit (in moderation). How do carbohydrates impact your health? - Richard J. Wood The things we eat and drink on a daily basis can impact our health in big ways. Too many carbohydrates
When it comes to preparing meals - who doesn't like to take the 'quick and easy' option? I'm here to tell you that the 'quick and easy' can be delicious - and nutritious - as well! Don't fall into the trap of take-outs or fast food deliveries - when you can prepare a nourishing complete meal in half-an-hour! When a nutritious meal is at your fingertips, don't cut corners on your health. I use a 'Paleo' eating template, which is a long-term, sustainable way of eating that focu
'The Paleo Diet' has been getting quite a lot of press over the last few years. You might be wondering what exactly is this ‘new’ diet? Maybe you’re also wondering if you too, like many others, should get on the bandwagon? Let's take a look at what Paleo eating is all about. First things first – Paleo is an eating template rather than a diet! Diets are usually short-term weight-loss programs. Results are sometimes fast but never sustainable in the long run – oftentimes becaus