Have you sat at your desk in the afternoon and thought ‘I just haven’t got the energy to keep going until 5.30 pm'? While a slice of cake or chocolate bar might seem like an obvious choice for a quick boost, they soon make your energy levels plummet and can leave you feeling even more exhausted than before. To fuel our bodies effectively–without the rollercoaster of highs and lows–we need good-quality protein, healthy fats, some carbohydrates, and lots of vegetables. Choosing snacks that are nutrient-dense, rich in superfoods, and made with smart, complex carbs will mean you are able to stay fuller for longer. Designed to change the way you snack and fuel your body for long-term health and vitality, these power-packed snacks are sure to keep the hunger pangs at bay.
Power Snacks is packed with exciting ideas for nutritionally-dense snacks that will keep you going between mealtimes without loading up on empty calories. Focused on high-quality ingredients that are healthy, sustaining, and minimally processed, these recipes mean you can indulge in snacks without the guilt!
Sugar – whether refined or natural – is in almost everything we eat, from processed and fast foods, to everyday staples like rice and pasta, and even seemingly innocent fruit and vegetables. This book provides an alternative guide to eating that will help you take your first step toward a sugar-free lifestyle, with recipes to improve your well-being as well as your waistline. Reducing – or even eliminating – sugar from your diet doesn’t have to be difficult.
Virtually everyone can benefit from including green juices, smoothies, soups and shots into their diet for a super injection of goodness. They’re easy to make and ideal for people short on time. They’re portable too, so you can carry them with you when out and about for an instant, nutritious snack.
Science has proven that green leafy vegetables and fruit knock all others off top spot for their spectacular concentration of phytonutrients, vitamins and fibre. And the quickest way to get an instant boost of these healthy greens is in juice or smoothie. Packed with raw, whole vegetables and fruit as well as herbs, spices and healthy fats, these fabulous recipes are literally a healthy boost in a glass – or bowl. If you juice regularly, you’ll be getting all the essential vitamins, antioxidants and minerals that you need. Whether you’re trying to get in shape, boost your general health or give your body a deeply nourishing cleanse, incorporating green juices and smoothies into your diet is the simplest and most effective way to eat clean and green!