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Banana Kiwi Super Smoothie


A high in nutrients protein shake for the muscle and taste buds.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Serves: 1 serving
Energy: 347 calories per serving

Ingredients:
– 1 large banana
– 1 scoop vanilla protein powder
– 6 oz nonfat plain greek yoghurt
– 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
– 1 kiwi fruit

Method:
1) Chop the fruits.
2) Blend all the ingredients for 1-2 minutes.
3) Serve.


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Tofu Banana Smoothie


Smooth tofu, cottage cheese yoghurt and frozen banana make for a delicious proteinous smoothie.

Preparation: 7 minutes
Serves: 1 serving
Energy: 301 calories per serving

Ingredients:
– low fat cottage cheese
– low fat yoghurt
– 1 tbsp cinnamon
– ½ medium banana
– ½ cup soy milk
– 1 slice soft silken tofu

Method:
1) Put all ingredients into a blender.
2) Blend.


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Islander Buckwheat Porridge


A simple, no fail staple recipe that is super healthy and gluten free.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Serves: 1 serving
Energy: 374 calories per serving

Ingredients:
– ½ oz walnut halves (8 pieces)
– ½ mixture box (14g) raisins
– ½ tbsp 100% maple syrup
– ¼ cup 1% fat milk
– ½ large gala apple
– 1 tsp butter
– 1 tsp cinnamon
– ½ tbsp honey
– ½ cup buckwheat groats (cooked, roasted)

Method:
1) Cook buckwheat as per package instructions, and add butter, raisins and cinnamon.
2) Cube the apple and once buckwheat is cooked add the remaining ingredients.
3) Stir up and enjoy.


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Slow Roasted Root Vegetables


Easy to make and a low calorie filling side dish.

Preparation: 1hour and 45 minutes
Serves: 8 servings
Energy: 88 calories per serving

Ingredients:
– 1 tbsp sage
– 1 tsp thyme
– 1 tsp rosemary
– 2 cups beets
– 2 cups chopped carrots
– 2 cups cauliflower
– 2 cups slices parsnips
-1 medium red potato
– 2 cups cubed turnip

Method:
1) Pre-heat the over to 315°F (150°C).
2) Peel the beets, turnips, carrots and parsnips.
3) Cut the beets, turnips and potatoes into quarters. Then cut similarly sized pieces of carrot, parsnips and cauliflower.
4) Place all the veggies in a large roasting pan. Season with salt and pepper and add fresh herbs.
5) Roast at 315°F covered in aluminium foil for 30 minutes. Stir vegetables.
6) Cook another 30 minutes. Stir vegetables again.
7) Place back in the oven, uncovered this time checking every 10 minutes until done (should be fork tender).
8) Let cool and serve.


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Creamsicle Milkshake


A delicious thick orange cream shake.

Preparation: 3 minutes
Serves: 1 servings
Energy: 214 calories per serving

Ingredients:
– 1 cup plain yoghurt
– 1 cup semi-skimmed milk
– ½ tsp sugar free orange gelatine powder

Method:
1) Combine ingredients and a few ice cubes in blender.
2) Blend on high until smooth.

Note: Any flavour gelatine powder work.