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Vitamin D

2020-10-28T14:50:57+00:00News|

The clocks have gone back - winter is officially here. Sadly we now have less sunshine each day and therefore less chance to top up our Vitamin D levels. Vitamin D is synthesised by the body in response to sun exposure. Research suggests that the majority of people are chronically deficient in vitamin D because they rarely get full body exposure to the sunlight. Obviously in the depths of winter we know that [...]

Leaner Life: Veggie Eggie Breakie

2020-08-27T08:46:41+01:00Nutrition|

I'm always on the hunt for a breakfast that gives you some kick in the morning. Packed with protein this Veggie Eggie Breakie doesn't disappoint and will keep you full until lunchtime (or you can have it anytime of the day). Heat the oil in a large deep frying pan and add the finely chopped leeks to start to soften. Add the chopped courgette and red pepper when the leek has started to cook. Give them a couple of minutes to soften before adding the tomatoes, mushrooms and spinach. When they have wilted a little spread your feta evenly and make 4 little circles in your veggie mix...

Leaner Life: Spicy Aberdeen Angus Burger with Sweet Potato Fries & Salsa

2020-05-11T10:49:32+01:00Nutrition|

Low calorie and low guilt burgers full of protein are this weeks nutritional inspiration. Great for the kids as well. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees °C Cut the sweet potatoes into long chunks leaving the skin on. Place them on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with chilli flakes then place into the oven for 40mins. Finely chop the onion and soften over a low heat in some olive oil. Add the finely chopped/grated garlic once the onion has started cooking.

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