Author: zeemart

Make This Macadamia, Pumpkin Seed And Fudge Protein Bar Recipe

Eating a protein bar is one of the most convenient ways to ensure your muscles get the fuel they need to rebuild after a tough workout. There’s no mixing, shaking or cooking required – you just unwrap and chow down. However, the bars can be quite pricy and they’re not always the most palatable of snacks, with some doing a fine job of approximating both the taste and texture of cardboard. To ensure your high-protein snack is of the highest quality, why not try making it yourself by following this recipe from ROS Nutrition. The combination of nuts, seeds,...

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5 Healthy Burger Recipes With A Difference For National Burger Day

We’re not sure when the burger stopped being a simple stack of bread, meat and cheese and became the world’s trendiest, most Insta-friendly food – but we’re glad it happened. And we don’t think you should have to seek out the best hipster restaurants to enjoy a fine burger. That’s why we sought out some of the world’s best burger chefs to help us assemble the ultimate at-home burgers, each with fresh ingredients, low-fat protein and a healthier bun. Would you like fries with that? (Probably not.) The California-Style Chicken Burger Lean chicken burgers make a delicious and mellow...

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How To Stop Adding Sugar To Your Coffee

Cutting sugar from your hot drink routine might seem like a small change to your diet, but the overall effect it can have on your calorie intake is tremendous. Consider this – a teaspoon contains about 5g of sugar, which contains 20 calories. So having three hot drinks a day with one spoonful of sugar in each is 60 calories, around 2.5% of the daily total recommended for men. Sounds small, but considering many people are habitual coffee drinkers, those calories add up. Ditch sugar and you’ll have almost 22,000 extra calories to play with every year, so it’s...

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Why Would A Diet Plan Named After An Italian Village Ban Pasta?

In case you’ve already mentally filed this interview with Dr Aseem Malhotra, cardiologist and co-author of The Pioppi Diet, under “too long; didn’t read”, let us answer the headline for you. It’s because you don’t live in a somewhat poor Italian village, have to walk everywhere, don’t have access to junk food and sometimes don’t have enough to eat. If you do live in those conditions, there’s nothing wrong with eating pasta in the traditional Italian way, as a starter, Malhotra told us. That’s just one of the ways the Pioppi Diet can be a bit confusing, just ask...

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Stop Wasting Food – Make It Delicious With These Healthy Recipe Ideas

The explosion of interest in cooking, and the flood of cookbooks that came along with it, over the past decade has been a great thing. Cooking for yourself is one step towards eating less junk food or heavily-processed meals. But one less savoury byproduct has been the buying of food for recipes, then seeing the leftover ingredients slowly going bad in the fridge. It’s perhaps strange that a cookbook author is rallying against this food waste, but that’s what Vicky Bhogal is doing. Bhogal’s first book, Cooking Like Mummyji, based on the Punjabi cuisine she grew up eating, was...

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