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7th December 2018

The Fitness Fanatic Gift Guide

If you are looking for some gifts for the fitness fanatic, exercise enthusiast or gym junkie in your life, we have you sorted. Below are 6 great gifts that’ll get you in the good books! Fitbit  If your friend or loved one doesn’t have a Fitbit already then this is the perfect gift! Fitbits come in various styles and have different capabilities. The more basic versions for tracking steps and sleep are models such as the Alta HR and Fitbit Charge. If you really want to splash out, then a Fitbit Versa is ideal! This health & fitness smartwatch that lasts 4+ days and features 24/7 heart rate, phone-free music, apps, coaching & more. Gym+Coffee Gear We LOVE this Irish owned athleisure brand which has grown to cult status since they started in 2017. Their Classic Style leggings and Fleece Hoodies are our faves! Their aim is to design clothing […]
5th December 2018

Warming Protein Hot Chocolate

In this cold weather, not everyone wants a cold protein shake after a workout. This recipe uses whey protein, almond milk and cocoa to make a deliciously warming post workout drink! Ingredients 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 3/4 cup water 1 tsp unsweet cocoa powder Low-fat ricotta Vanilla whey protein Method Mix all ingredients in a saucepan and place on medium heat Stir continually while mixture heats thoroughly, about 4 minutes. Scoop out a tiny portion to taste and test heat. To make protein whipped cream: Whisk some quark or low-fat ricotta with 1/4 cup of vanilla whey protein powder and 2-3 tbsp of milk. Place the mixture in a piping bag and pipe it on the hot chocolate. If you want to make it extra indulgent you can add a bit of dark chocolate. Remove from heat and pour into mug. Enjoy! […]
18th September 2018

Breakfast Ideas to Welcome Autumn!

Jamie Oliver’s Apple & Pecan Porridge Porridge is always a good breakfast staple as it is cheap, filling and full of nutrients! This combination of apples and pecan gives a lovely autumnal feel. For an extra kick, add a dash of cinnamon! Ingredients Serves 4 Basic Porridge 160 g rolled oats 600 ml milk or organic soya milk Apple & Pecan Topping 30 g unsalted pecans 1 eating apple maple syrup Method For the basic porridge, place the oats and the milk (or 600ml water) into a large pan over a medium heat, and add a tiny pinch of sea salt. Bring to a steady simmer for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring often to give you a smooth, creamy porridge, and loosening with extra milk, if needed. Serve as is, or while it’s blipping away in the pan, follow the next steps to prepare the apple and pecan topping. Snap […]