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Summer Sizzlers

Oat, date and chia smoothie

“Breakfast in a glass” smoothie Ingredients: 3 tbsp raw oats 2 dates 1/2 banana 100ml – 200 ml rice milk (or low fat cow’s milk) a couple blocks of ice Cinnamon Whey (optional)  1 tsp Chia (for the topping) Cinnamon Method: Blend everything together. Top with chia and cinnamon for a little omega 3 boost. Enjoy! …

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Basil Pesto Chicken and Hummus Couscous

For the chicken Ingredients: 2 handfuls of basil 1 handful cashews 2 glugs olive oil 1 clove garlic 2 chicken breasts salt and pepper Method: Blend pesto ingredients and add to the chicken while frying. For the hummus and couscous Ingredients: 1/2 tin chickpeas 1 glug olive oil 30g feta cumin, coriander and dried chilli …

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Berry Mint Green Smoothie

I’m eating way more berries and greens for brekki these days to boost my antioxidant and folic acid levels. It’s a really important addition to keep healthy. So this was our Sunday breakfast- berry mint green smoothie. Ingredients: 1 cup berries 1 frozen banana 1 avo handful of spinach Mint Water Blend together and enjoy. …

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Banana and Peanut Butter Ice-cream

Ingredients (2 bowls) 4 bananas 1-2 tbsp peanut butter Optional: vanilla essence / cocoa powder Method chop the bananas and freeze blits with the peanut butter until completely smooth refreeze until you get your desired consistency serve Adapted from

Lentil and Beetroot salad topped with caramalised onion

Ingredients 1 cup cooked brown lentils 30g low fat feta cheese 2 small beetroots Handful of cherry tomatoes 2 handfuls of shredded lettuce 2 carrots grated 1/4 cucumber sliced into ribbons 1 handful mung beans For the caramalised onion: 1 red onion, balsamic vinegar, 1 tbsp chutney, pinch of salt Method Boil the lentils until cooked …

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Quinoa, chickpea and “everything nice” salad

Ingredients 1 tin chickpeas 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa Rocket, watercress and lettuce mix carrots (about 4) broccoli and cauliflower (about a quarter of each) rosa tomatoes cucumber gherkins peppers raisins sesame seeds slivered almonds goji berries sunflower seeds balsamic reduction Method Boil and simmer quinoa in 1 cup of water. Steam broccoli and cauliflower. Chop …

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