Smores protein cup

  Looking for drool-worthy recovery snacks? Try this smores protein cup recipe for a healthy treat.   What you’ll need (makes 1) 1 ½ scoops chocolate protein powder 1 tbsp cacao 2 tbsp melted marshmallow (or marshmallow fluff) ½ digestive biscuit Water What you’ll do Combine protein and cacao with one to two tablespoons of water to create a thick pudding. Lightly grease a small, round plastic container with coconut…

January 27, 2016

Vegetarian protein picks

Make your vegetarian lifestyle easy with these foods ideas. Eating out At a vego buffet, add more tofu, beans and nuts into meals like stir-fries, salads and soups for extra protein. The alternatives Look for modified versions of your favourite meals. In the era of mainstream meat-freeism, resorts and retreats are responding with vego takes on meaty faves – think sushi hand rolls made with water chestnuts, lasagne made with…

January 20, 2016

Red velvet cake fudge protein bar

  Ditch the sugary treats for this decadent homemade protein bar.   What you’ll need (makes 10 bars) 165 g (2⁄3 cup) roasted beetroot puree* (see instructions below) 128 g (½ cup) raw almond butter 135 g (½ cup + 1 tbsp) unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 tbsp natural butter flavour 1½ tsp vanilla crème-flavoured liquid stevia extract 210 g (12⁄3 cups, lightly packed) chocolate brown rice protein powder 80…

January 20, 2016

Choc chip banana protein ice cream recipe

Treat yourself to this refreshing protein ice cream this summer. The ‘grammer: @stohealthy What you’ll need1 frozen banana250 g fat-free quark Cinnamon100 ml water1 scoop vanilla casein protein powder40 g no-added sugar chocolate, grated*No-added sugar dark choc chips* What you’ll doBlend ingredients in a food processor until smooth, empty into a bowl and pop in the freezer for one hour. Take out, sprinkle with extra grated dark chocolate (or chocolate…

December 29, 2015

Banana protein ice cream crunch

  Post-morning workout feeds have never looked so good. The cheat: Banana protein ice cream with coconut, almonds and honey drizzle. The ‘grammer: @fitfoodfash What you’ll need2 cups low-fat coconut milk (or coconut cream)2 ripe bananas2 scoops vanilla protein (we used whey)1/2 cup plain yoghurt2 tbsp manuka honeyCinnamon (optional) What you’ll doIn a blender, blend coconut milk, bananas, protein, yoghurt, honey and cinnamon if you wish. Mix in 1/2 cup…

December 17, 2015

Jen Jewell’s strawberry protein pancakes

  Fitness model Jen’s Jewell shares her protein pancake recipe. I start my day with a solid meal of protein and healthy carbs, which provides me with energy for the day right from the start and helps to provide fuel for my workout. Generally with breakfast I’ll drink both water and have one coffee with light, unsweetened almond milk in place of coffee creamer. Using the almond milk adds flavour…

October 19, 2015

Quinoa milk recipe (high protein)

  Celeb chef Teresa Cutter shows us how to make quinoa milk. It’s easier than you might think! With the march of coconut and almonds into milk cartons, it’s not easy choosing a faux moo juice. While researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València are experimenting with hazelnuts, walnuts and chestnuts, we’re topping up our microwaved lattes with celeb chef Teresa Cutter’s  high-protein quinoa* milk.  Ingredients* Makes 1 litre (eight…

August 7, 2015

High protein chocolate cupcakes

June 28, 2015

Protein cupcakes are nothing less than totally awesome. These are intensely chocolate and rich. Top them with whatever you like best. Perhaps this salted caramel cream cheese icing? It’s really good. Disclaimer: We won’t pretend this caramel sauce is high in protein or low in sugar, because … it is caramel. But it contains no refined sugar. The secret here is to harness the naturally occurring sugars in the syrup…


Peanut butter cookie dough protein semifreddo

These super low-carb, protein-rich squares of peanut buttery bliss make a decadent post-workout recovery snack.   WHAT YOU’LL NEED (Makes 6 squares) • 1 tbsp coconut butter, softened in microwave (you need the butter, not the oil, to ensure it hardens) • 1 scoop peanut butter-flavoured protein powder (or use vanilla and add ½ tbsp melted natural, unsalted, no added sugar peanut butter to the mix)  • 4 tbsp unsweetened…

April 12, 2015

10 protein foods for weight loss

April 8, 2015

Trying to lose weight? Protein is your best friend. These foods will keep you fuller for longer, regulate your metabolism and help build lean muscle.   1. Egg whites They don’t taste as awesome as whole eggs, but egg whites are much lower in fat. Eggs (whole or not) are high in leucine, a muscle-building amino acid. Egg whites contain around 11 grams of protein and zero fat per 100…