Healthy recipes: 2 Ingredient Casein Mousse

Perfect little snack for anyone before bed high slow release protein, Low Fat, cheap and easy to make!

Ingredients:
– 1 pot of Low Fat cottage cheese (300g)
– 1 Sugar Free Jelly Sachet

Add half a pint of boiling water to the jelly then wait for it to dissolve and cool down, then instead of adding the other half a pint of water to the mix (as it says on the jelly sachet) add a full 300g pot of cottage cheese instead!
Blend together, pour into a bowl and leave to set in the freezer for 3-4 Hours.

Calorie Breakdown:
(I used Asda’s Cottage Cheese & Raspberry Flavour for the Jelly):
Kcals: 189
Protein: 27.6g
Carbs: 13.8
Fat: 1.8g

Tastes amazing and really filling, slow release protein perfect before bed, also just to mention you cannot taste cottage cheese at all in this mouse, so even if you’re not a cottage cheese fan, Still give it a try!

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Healthy Recipes: Chocolate & Almond Protein Bars

Homemade Healthy Chocolate & almond Protein bars, Quick and easy to make, and taste amazing!

Ingredients:
– 30g crushed almonds
– 1 tbsp cocoa powder
– 1 scoop chocolate Whey/Casein protein
– 1/4 cup Unsweetened almond milk
– 2 tbsp sweetener
– 1 tbsp coconut flour
– 3 squares 85% Dark Chocolate

1. Mix all ingredients together (Except Dark Choc Squares) then shape into 4 bars.

2. Melt 85% Dark choc squares in a glass bowl.

3. Pour melted chocolate over bars

4. Leave to cool in the fridge for an hour or two.

Calories per bar:
Kcals: 165
Protein: 10.5
Carbs: 5.2
Fat: 12.4

All clean and healthy, low in carbs high in protein and good fats! You could make these lower kcals and fat by not using nut butter.

Enjoy!

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White Potato Vs Sweet Potato..

For anyone that thinks white potatoes are bad for you!

I get asked quiet frequent about white potatoes with people thinking they’re unhealthy for you just because they’re a “White Carb”.

One thing that you should remember is that White Potatoes grow out of the ground.. So surely it can’t be unhealthy you would of thought?

White Potato Vs Sweet Potato:

The sweet potato is 86kcal per 100g

The white potato sits at 77kcal per 100

White Potato lower in calories.

Fat content is a tie at 0.1g of fat per 100g.

The white potato wins the potassium battle at 421mg per 100g to the sweet potatoes 337mg.

White Potato more Potassium.

Carbohydrate wise the white potato is at 17g per 100g, the sweet potato is at 20g per 100g.

White Potato contains LESS carbs.

The sweet potato does contain 3g of fibre which is .8g more than the  white potatoes 2.2g.

Sweet Potato has more fibre by 4%..

Sweet Potato contains 4.8g of sugar compared to the white’s 0.8g per 100g.

White Potato has much less sugar content.

White Potato contains 2g of protein to the Sweet potato’s 1.6%

White Potato has more Protein.

White potato has 19.7mg’s of Vitamin C and the sweet potato’s only got 2.4mg

White Potato contains more Vitamin C.

White potato suffers a defeat as far as Calcium content with the sweet potato having 30mg compared to the white’s effort of 12mg.

Sweet Potato wins the Calcium battle.

White Potato also contains more Iron and Vitamin b-6 than the Sweet Potato.

So as you can see sweet potato doesn’t actually have that many, if really any tangible benefits on paper.

From the outside world, without bias you’d pick the white potato surely, right?

The main reason the fitness industry loves sweet potatoes is that they have more taste when cooked in a ‘healthy’ fashion.

However white potatoes will not ‘make you fat’.


Ten Benefits of Drinking Lemon & Lime Water!

A glass of warm lemon or lime water first thing in the morning is surprisingly helpful in several ways. Mainly to help stimulate digestion, to help clear any unwanted toxic slime that builds up in the gastro-intestinal or GI tract, and generally overall helps wellbeing, you’ll be surprised how much this generally does make you feel better in general once you start doing it!

The Ten Reasons Why

1) The warm lemon water helps purify and stimulate the liver. Lemon/lime water liquefies bile while inhibiting excess bile flow.

2) Warm lemon/lime water aids digestion. It’s atomic composition is similar to saliva and the hydrochloric acid of digestive juices.

3) The liver produces more enzymes from lemon/lime water than any other food.

4) The lemon/lime water helps bowels eliminate naturally and easily.

5) Lemons and limes are high in potassium. Potassium is an important mineral that works with sodium for smooth electrical transmission in the brain and nervous system. Depression, anxiety, fogginess, and forgetfulness can often be traced to low potassium blood levels. That same nervous system needs potassium to assure steady signals to the heart. So your heart health is improved from the lemon water’s potassium.

6) Calcium and magnesium are plentiful in good ratio to each other in lemon/lime water. Magnesium is important for heart health and calcium prevents rickets.

7) Lemon/lime water can help lower blood pressure.

8) Lemon/lime water has an alkalizing effect in the body as it is buffered. Even if you drink it just before any meal, it will help your body maintain a higher pH than if you didn’t drink it. The higher or more alkaline your pH, the more your inner terrain is resistant to minor and major disease.

9) Helps dilute uric acid, which if it accumulates it creates arthritic pain or gout.

10) Helps reduce phlegm in the body.

Try adding ½ a Lemon & Lime or one or the other, squeezed to a glass of warm water first thing in the morning or with your first meal of the day.

The warm lemon/lime water is daily habit which is cheap and easy do to, and go a long way in improving your overall health.. So what are you waiting for give it a go!