Try these recipes to kick start your weight loss and help restore your energy levels. Remember healthy eating does not mean boring eating!

Apr 12, 2017

OVERNIGHT OATS

Oats are such a versatile food and can help you stay fuller for longer as it’s a slow releasing carbohydrate.

This recipe is for 1 portion and will ensure that you get a good balance of healthy fats, protein, slow releasing carbs and a portion of fruit to set you up for the day.

Choose an item from each category and mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Top with your choice of topping, cover and put in the fridge overnight and its ready for you first thing in the morning!

BASE  (40g)
Oats /  quinoa flakes  / buckwheat flakes

LIQUID ( 200ml unsweetened)
Almond milk / coconut milk ( not from a tin )

PROTEIN
1tbsp good quality protein powder / 100g natural Greek yogurt / 20g nuts

SEEDS (1 tbsp)
Chia seeds / Flaxseeds / Pumpkin seeds

TOPPINGS
1 handful fresh or frozen berries / 1 chopped apple, pear or peach / 2 chopped plums or apricots


PANCAKES
Everybody loves pancakes, don’t they? And they can be part of a healthy lifestyle too!

Pick one of the pancake recipes and choose your topping / filling to suit your taste buds.

To cook the pancakes melt a little coconut oil in a hot frying pan and fry on each side for about 1 minute.

BANANA PANCAKES
1 med banana, 2 eggs. Mash the banana and then mix the eggs in thoroughly.

OAT PANCAKES
40g oats, 1 egg, 8tbsp unsweetened milk of choice – mix everything thoroughly.

Pick a topping / filling

CINNAMON YOGURT
Mix 2tbsp natural Greek yogurt with 2 tsp coconut palm sugar and a half tsp cinnamon.

BERRY CHIA JAM
Mash 2 handfuls berries, mix in 1tbsp chia seeds and leave for 15 mins.

NUT BUTTER
1 heaped tbsp. of no added sugar nut butter

AND PICK A FRUIT – 1 handful of berries / 1 chopped apple, pear or peach / 2 chopped plums or apricots.

ENJOY
                          

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