Tag Archives: "Vegetarian"

Plant based sources of protein

In recent months I’ve seen a huge rise in the number of people choosing to adopt plant based diets. Their top concerns are how to ensure you get enough protein from plants and questions on what are the best plant based sources of protein when following …

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Top ten tips if you’re thinking of going veggie

Chunky wholemeal veggie pizza. Get the recipe here https://www.eatingmindset.com/chunky-wholemeal-veggie-pizza/ Being vegetarian is one way to help save our planet. So here are my top ten tips if you’re thinking of going veggie. One: The basics.Vegetar …

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Broccoli

Broccoli is a newer addition to the low fodmap family – although particular attention needs to be made concerning which parts are low fodmap. Growing conditions and plant storage of FODMAPs affects the fodmap content of foods. A good example here is th …

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Sweet Potato Squares

Sweet Potato Cubes are a firm family favourite of mine, my favourite thing being is that they take just five minutes to put together! Using your favourite herbs and spices you can turn this side dish into a different version each time you make it. My c …

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Vanilla chia pudding

Chia pudding has got to be one of the simplest and easiest snacks to ‘cook’. They literally take minutes to stir together to create a wholesome snack to keep you fuelled between training sessions. Two or three ingredients, a jar and a spoon and off you …

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Homemade Curry Paste

Have you ever tried making your own curry paste? This healthy, vegan friendly recipe works out so much cheaper to make than shop bought versions. The beauty of this recipe is that it is a base curry paste meaning that you can get creative and make diff …

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Chestnut, carrot & celeriac soup – low fodmap Christmas recipes

Having guests around for Christmas lunch and wondering what to serve for a starter? This recipe is a tasty soup, suitable for vegan low fodmappers and has Christmas flavours with mixed spice. I have been using my copy of the flavour thesaurus by Niki S …

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Does broccoli have more protein than steak?

When talking about protein recently, a number of my athletes have brought up broccoli as a good source of protein. Since broccoli isn’t a food I would typically consider high in protein, I decided to investigate and see whether broccoli truly does have …

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Ironing out myths about dietary iron

A lot of my vegetarian clients worry about whether they are getting enough iron. All of us are being encouraged to eat a bit less meat and a lot more plants. So if we are cutting back on meat should we be worried about iron? In this blog post I will be …

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Vegetable, Barley and Bean Stew with Dumplings

This is a very nutritious, tasty and filling recipe that only costs about £4.30, that’s 72p per serving. It is full of fibre and is low Glycemic Index and will therefore not cause any spikes in your blood glucose. There are at least 4 portions of veget …

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