Getting in some 'greens' first thing is not only a great way to start your day, but it also means that you're closer towards hitting your '5 a day' for the day! Combine the warmth and 'feel good feeling' of a bowl of porridge with some added greeny goodness.
While it may not look the most appetising of drinks, a green smoothie is a brilliant way to start the day. Our Protein Smoothie Recipe is one of the healthiest smoothies around to kickstart your New Year and to help support your fitness goals. Now, drink up and enjoy!
This is an easy pancake recipe that only takes 6 ingredients to make! These basic pancakes are simple and come out light and fluffy! You can finish them off with blueberries, bananas, honey or any of your favourite toppings.
Easy to make and delicious, try this protein carrot cake with a fibre packed macadamia nut frosting. Recipe by Samantha Hadadi
Our avocado and poached egg recipe provides a healthy, warm and hearty breakfast full of good fats and protein. Using wholegrain bread alongside avocado and eggs ensures a varied and filling meal packed with nutrients.
This oatmeal recipe is high in protein thanks to the oats, egg whites, blueberries and Maximuscle Promax Powder. It is also a delicious meal option - another great thing about egg white oatmeal is that it is just as versatile as regular oatmeal. You can add any fruit, spice, extract, nut, seed you like. Adding 1/4 cup of egg whites to the oats makes them super huge and fluffy.
Everyone loves a cookie, this Peanut Butter Protein Cookie recipe is high in both protein and fibre. The cookies are a great snack for anybody with a busy schedule. Recipe by Samantha Hadadi
Everyone loves a good brownie, but we all know that they’re not necessarily the cleanest, or the healthiest. This peanut butter cheesecake protein brownie recipe packs a seriously indulgent punch, but created using the cleanest ingredients possible – and with a dose of Maximuscle protein powder for good measure! While they may be free of refined sugars, they don’t disappoint. Treat yourself with these one weekend.
These pancakes are high in fibre thanks to the almonds, bananas and peanut butter. They are also a useful source of protein courtesy of the eggs. Made with coconut milk, they provide a nutritiously delicious start to every day. These are great for breakfast and also perfect as a dessert. Recipe provided by Victoria at vevivos.com
If you are looking for a healthier version of a family favourite, then why not try this vegan cheesecake? It tastes sweet with that slightly tangy flavour and is very creamy. Make your cheat day as clean as possible. Recipe provided by Victoria at vevivos.com
Peanut Butter and Jam is a classic flavour combination that started off as an American childhood favourite. Thanks to its perfect blend of sweet and salty flavours, it has now become an extremely popular addition to the humble beef burger. The bacon jam and crunchy peanut butter brings amazing flavours to this burger, enjoy!
Chilli con carne is a one-pot wonder that is bursting with flavour. Our healthy, protein-packed version will help to contribute to the growth and maintenance of lean muscle mass, the perfect meal before getting on the field.
Iced Caramel & Vanilla Protein Latte, perfect post workout – if you fancy something a little different to a shake! Recipe by Samantha Hadadi
Granola is a rich wholegrain breakfast option. This homemade granola recipe uses oats, nuts and seeds and dried fruit to create a tasty breakfast cereal. Our granola recipe is also easy and customizable, simply add your favourite dried fruits and enjoy!
The spiralizer is transforming healthy eating, you can transform your old favourite pasta dishes into veggie filled new classics. This dish mixes spiralized beetroot and apple, combined with goat’s cheese and crumbled pecans for a hearty, earthy beetroot pasta-based lunch or dinner. It also works well as a side dish with pork or chicken.
A hearty gluten- and wheat-free pie to warm up those winter evenings. This recipe is simple and easy with a layer of gluten-free shortcrust pastry to cover the creamy chicken filling which is oozing with flavour from the parsley, tarragon and garlic. Recipe provided by Lucinda at bakesbooksandmyboys.com
Also known as Frikadeller they originate from Denmark but are eaten across Europe & South Africa where they form part of the Afrikaner culinary heritage. They are flat, pan-fried meat dumplings very similar to meatballs and the protein within them makes them perfect for those looking to bulk-up & increase their protein intake but want to add some variety to their diet.
Cucumbers have a high water content they also provide vitamin K and potassium. On top of that, there is vitamin C in the lemon juice and the fennel is a good source of fibre; ideal for supporting your goals throughout the training season. Tuck in.
Chicken thigh sautéed with ginger and garlic, turmeric, garam masala, chilli powder in an aromatic, tomato based curry sauce creates a quick and easy tasty curry. Get incredible flavour and a great source of protein from the chicken, all in one simple dish. This curry tastes even better if made the day before, allowing time for the flavours to meld. Recipe provided by Dan at greatcurryrecipes.net
Following a gruelling game of football, it can be tempting to just put your feet up and relax while paying little attention to nutrition. Create a meal that offers plenty of carbohydrates and good fats, food that is rich in protein is also highly recommended. Check out this recipe that provides you with exactly that!