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Category: Snacks

Wholefood Mango Cheesecake (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free)

 

Mangoes always remind me of Summer. As soon as they hit stores, you know the season of bikinis, tanned skin, cold fruits and sweltering days is in full swing! As they are a high fodmap food, I can’t enjoy them as often as I did when I was little. But I couldn’t help myself when it came to the idea of a no-bake mango cheesecake!

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Chunky Monkey Protein Balls

 

No need for a jar of lollies when you have a glass full of these protein balls. Loaded with goodies that are perfect for a post workout treat or afternoon snack. cacao nibs for an energy boost, nuts to keep you feeling satisfied, protein from quinoa and your choice of protein powder to repair your muscles, omega-3 for your joints, potassium, and a little salt for an electrolyte boost, and natural sugar in the form of honey or maple syrup to replenish your muscle glycogen stores (aka. extend the ‘pump’ and get you ready for your next session).

Ginger Snap Cookies

Ginger Snap Cookies

 

These cookies are very addictive. They do contain a bit of sugar so it’s best to keep them for a special treat, however, the sweetness does come from healthier, nourishing sources, making them much better for you than the traditional ginger snaps.

Paleo Lemon Goji Poppyseed Mug Cake - Cooks In 2 Minutes

 

The image of a poppyseed cake had been haunting me for over a week now. Today, as my kitchen is in need of groceries, I decided it was time for that cake. But I didn’t want to go out and buy one, or spend hours in the kitchen making a mess and then having to wait. ‘Cooling minutes’ (and cardio minutes) are the longest minutes ever!

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Protein Powder Round Up - Which Are Best, And Where To Get Them

 

Tis the season to be….investing in protein powders it seems.

I have no issue with consuming protein powder as part of a healthy balanced diet. It’s a convenient way to boost up your breakfast and add filling support to your snacks so you control your hunger better. But there’s a lot of rubbish out there on the shelves. I’ve gone out looking, reading labels, and examining the nutrition panels of protein powders to bring you the cleanest, most wholesome ones available.