Tag: protein

Kitchari

Kitchari

After reading up quite a bit on Ayurveda and it’s principles (you can read more about Ayurveda here), I stumbled across lots of recipes for Kitchari. It’s a traditional recipe that is very nourishing, easy to digest and perfect for those times you just want […]

Blueberry Hemp Seed Protein Smoothie

Blueberry Hemp Seed Protein Smoothie

I love a good smoothie. For breakfast, sometimes lunch, or even post workout. And this Blueberry Hemp Seed Protein Smoothie is my favourite go-to. It’s the perfect way to add a bunch of fruit and veggies to your day and it tastes really good! For […]

Quick veggie patties – get your green on

Quick veggie patties – get your green on

I like food that’s simple to make, but still delicious. I love veggie patties, but I don’t want processed frozen ones from the store and I want them to be quick. Enter these lean, green, delicious machines! Vegan, gluten free, packed with veggies and protein, […]

Oat Milk – an inexpensive and easy alternative

Oat Milk – an inexpensive and easy alternative

If you’re thinking about switching to a non-dairy milk (read this), need an alternative to nut milk, or would just like to try something new, oat milk could be a good option. Unlike nut milk, the oats don’t require soaking overnight, which makes it a […]

Micronutrition and Macronutrition: what’s the difference?

Micronutrition and Macronutrition: what’s the difference?

Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism. It includes food intake, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrition) Getting adequate nutrition in the form of […]

Smoothies galore!

Smoothies galore!

Smoothie kick I’ve been on a huge smoothie kick lately, mostly due to my desire to incorporate my delicious Complete shakes (find out more here) into them, lol, but I’ve had a few requests for recipes, so I figured a post was in order. I […]

10-Day clean eating reset

10-Day clean eating reset

It’s time for another clean eating reset! At the time of writing, we are embarking on a 10-day boost cycle with our Girl Gang team over at Juice Plus (our new passion – find out more here). It has inspired us to run a reset […]

Fave Find: Juice Plus+ Complete

Fave Find: Juice Plus+ Complete

We have recently discovered this delicious Juice Plus+ Complete protein powder and it has definitely qualified for fave find this week!  As we all know we need the macronutrient protein to build and maintain our bodies (you can read more about protein here). It’s a […]

Protein: The Powerful Macronutrient

Protein: The Powerful Macronutrient

Protein is a macronutrient, meaning that we need quite a lot of it to function. The body requires protein for growth and upkeep, and it’s used for everything from hair and nails to bones, muscles and blood. But how much do we need? And where […]

Mocha Wakeup Shake

Mocha Wakeup Shake

  Two of the loves of my life… chocolate and coffee! Married in a super-yummy shake to get your morning off to a good start. You can use any protein powder for this recipe but I love this Dutch Chocolate Complete one by Juice Plus. […]


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