Nutrition

Whey Protein Guide

The following is a concise and informative guide from 'Maxi Nutrition' which covers topics including why is protein in our diet important, how much protein do we need, when should we consume protein and the biological value of different proteins.

Crushed - 100% Fast Fruit Snack

Matt Swaz Fitness recently approached the team at Crushed (www.crusheduk.com) about snding me some of their 100% 'Fast Fruit Snacks' for me try. The 2 flavours that I received were:

- Apple & Strawberry (69 calories)

- Apple & Banana (81 calories)

The service and efficiency provided by Crush was fantatsic, as the products arrived within 2 days of ordering, very promt and punctual.

HI-PRO PEANUT BUTTER & FRUIT MUESLI

HI-PRO PEANUT BUTTER & FRUIT MUESLI

Making our own Muesli is a healthy and nutritious way to start the day.

Thanks to HI-PRO (http://hipronutrition.co.uk/) for challenging me to devise a nutritious recipe with their new high-protein Peanut Butter which is great tasting.

The following are the ingredients and methods we used:

Get Toned for Summer

The following is a concise and informative Infographic on ways to get toned for summer from Fix.com (http://www.fix.com/blog/get-toned-for-summer/) written by Andrea Metcale which explains some simple tips and tricks you can incorporate into your daily routine to help get you beach body ready just in time for summer!

Matt

RECIPE IDEA: FISH PIE

Recipe from BBC Good Food for Fish Pie including Cod, Haddock, Egg, Leek, Horseradish Cream, Coconut Oil and Almond Milk. Tasty, filling and nutritious.

Could reduce the calories further by reducing the amount of cream and using low fat coconut oil.

High 5,

Matt

FITNESS FOOD: Chicken and Vegeables

Vegetables - Carrots, Mushrooms, Onions, Sweet Potato, Butternut Squash, Courgettes, Broccoli, Asparagus - all cut and cooked, and ready to cook the Diced Chicken too for tea.
Nice Lime and Soya Milk homemade mixed sauce too to add flavour and taste.
High 5,
Matt

FITNESS FOOD: Stuffed Large Mushrooms & Vegetables

LARGE MUSHROOMS STUFFED WITH MINCE & VEGETABLES

- Large Portobello Mushrooms
- Carrots
- Broccoli
- Courgettes
- Sweet PotatoES
- Tomatoes
- Butternut Squash
- Quorn meet-free high protein mince

Delicious, nutritious and filling. Great protein source and fibre.

High 5,

Matt

FITNESS FOOD: Stuffed Large Mushrooms & Vegetables

LARGE MUSHROOMS STUFFED WITH MINCE & VEGETABLES

- Large Portobello Mushrooms
- Carrots
- Broccoli
- Courgettes
- Sweet PotatoES
- Tomatoes
- Butternut Squash
- Quorn meet-free high protein mince

Delicious, nutritious and filling. Great protein source and fibre.

High 5,

Matt

FITNESS FOOD: Caribbean Chicken Curry & Vegetables

HOMEMADE CARIBBEAN CHICKEN CURRY

Prep & Cooking time: 45-60 Minutes

- Diced Chicken
- 1 Lime
- Sweet Potato
- Pineapple
- Onion
- Garlic cloves
- Pepper
- Spring Onion
- Root Ginger
- Curry Powder
- Carrots
- Broccoli
- Butternut Squash

Delicious, filling and nutritious. Lower in saturated fat and high in protein.

Great tasting food can be made 'healthy' and nutritious with a little planning.

High 5,

Matt

FITNESS FOOD: Salmon, Sweet Potato & Mixed Vegetables

Salmon, Sweet Potato & Mixed Vegetables

Prep/cooking time: 30 minutes

- Salmon
- Sweet Potatoes
- Carrots
- Peas
- Peppers
- Sweet Corn

Healthy & nutritious. Lean protein, low in saturated fats and filling with all the vegetables and sweet potatoes.

High 5,

Matt

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