Chocolate Protein Bars

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Ingredients:

Dry-

2 cups oats

2 cups chocolate protein powder

½ cup slivered almonds

½ cup dried cranberries

1tsp cinnamon

 

Wet-

1/3 cup natural nut butter of your choice

¼ cup almond milk

¼ cup apple sauce

½ cup dark chocolate

1tbls vanilla essence

 

½ dark chocolate (extra, optional)

 

Method:

Mix all dry ingredients together in large bowl

Put all wet ingredients in separate bowl and microwave until chocolate is melted

Add wet to dry ingredients and mix until completely combined (may require some muscle)

Push mixture down into lined pan until surface it flat

If using additional chocolate, melt and spread over top

Refrigerate or freeze until set and keep refrigerated

Peanut Butter Cookies

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Ingredients:
1 cup almond meal
1 cup pitted dates
1/2 cup natural peanut butter*
Vanilla to taste

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Method:
If you have a food processor just chuck everything in and blend until it resembles crumbly dough

If you don’t (like me) just blend everything as much as you can with a stick blender and then finish of by mixing the rest through with your hands

Once you have your dough, roll into balls and press down with a fork
No baking required. Just store in the fridge.

*Any combination of nut butters will work

Bircher Muesli with Raspberry Coulis

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Ingredients:
Pure apple juice
Oats
Few big spoons of greek yoghurt
Frozen raspberries
Natural sweetener (eg. nativa)
Your choice of nuts – I used almond flakes and cashews

Method:
Fill bowl with as much oats as you want
Cover with apple juice
Leave in the fridge overnight

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Mix in greek yoghurt to oats
Put a handful of frozen raspberries in the microwave until melted and juicy
Blend with nativa
Serve oats with raspberry coulis and nuts or mix it all together

Clean Nachos

Ingredients: (serves 3)
High quality beef mince
2 red capsicums
1 green capsicum
1 brown onion
2 tomatoes
2 heaped dessert spoons cottage cheese
Garlic to taste
Mixed herbs

4 mountain bread rye wraps

Avocado
Fresh lemon juice
Cottage cheese

Greek yoghurt

Method:
Dice capsicum, tomatoes and onion
Put onion and capsicum in a large saucepan and soften with some oil
Add mince and tomatoes
Slightly brown mince, then add garlic and herbs

Once cooked completely turn off heat and add cottage cheese

Place rye bread wraps in oven until crispy
Break up into nacho sized pieces

Mash some avocado with cottage cheese and lemon juice
Serve with Greek yoghurt

Clean Satay Chicken


Here’s a super quick yummy dinner.
Adapt the recipe to the amount of chicken you’re using, it doesn’t matter if you make too much satay sauce.

Ingredients:
2 heaped dessert spoons of macro peanut butter
2 heaped dessert spoons of greek yoghurt
Chicken breast/tenderloins

Method:
Mix together peanut butter and greek yoghurt


In a large bowl mix the raw chicken with the satay sauce until all chicken is coated


Cook in frying pan
Serve with steamed veggies

Tip: There will be a lot of crusty bits stuck to the bottom of your frying pan. Scrape them up and put them on top of your chicken because they’re really yummy.

Green Breakfast Super Smoothie

Adding spinach to any smoothie is a great way to get the health benefits of eating your greens without actually tasting the spinach.

Ingredients:
1 large handful of spinach
1 banana
1/2 mango
1/4 oats
2 tbls chia seeds
Almond milk to desired consistency

Method:
Toast oats under grill until brown and fragrant
Place oats and chia seeds in blender and blend until fine (use tea towel over the top to avoid mess)
Add all other ingredients and blend

Zucchini Fritters

Ingredients:
2 zucchinis
Zest of 1 lemon
2 heaped tsp cottage cheese
1 tsp garlic
1/4 cup oats
2 eggs
1 tsp baking powder
salt to taste (optional)

Method:
Grate zucchini and finely grate lemon zest
Whisk eggs in a large bowl
Add all ingredients except oats
Place oats in milkshake container and blend with stick blender until fine and powder-like (see carrot fritters for image)
Add oats to mixture and stir well
Heat olive oil in frying pan on medium heat
Spoon desired amount into pan and cook until golden on one side
Turn heat to low, flip fritters and cook until golden on other side
Serve with lemon slices