Tag Archives: "Vegetarian"

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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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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Slow Cooker Vegan Butternut Squash Stew

Here’s the recipe for the stew that I posted a video of recently: Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions (I used frozen) 1 cup chopped celery a pack of butternut squash (frozen) cup of lentils tin of chick peas 2 x 400g tins of chopped tomatoes 1 tin of wate …

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Roast Vegetable Pasta Bake

Here’s another one of my favourite one pot recipes, I got the inspiration from a really inspiring cook and eat session in Manchester when I was a student. It’s vegetarian and can very easily be made vegan and cow’s milk protein free if you omit the che …

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Vegetarian Enchiladas

This is one of my favourite recipes at the moment, it’s super easy to prepare and is full of vegetables and fibre. It’s a fantastic one-pot dinner. Rice and Bean Enchiladas Modified from a recipe from: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/1569634/rice-an …

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Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

Here’s my version of the the Italian classic. It’s a hot and tasty meal for this cold weather and is packed full of vitamins, minerals and fibre and is low in fat and calories. I made mine with Quorn mince, however it is just as good with just the gree …

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Chocolate Oat Bars

These chocolate oat bars are really easy to make and an excellent alternative to commercial breakfast bars. They are a great and economical snack for on the go. They contain soluble and insoluble fibre and are therefore low GI which means they will kee …

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