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Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup

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A quick, healthy, wholesome soup for a rainy day, packed full of protein and carbs, great after a post workout.     Serves: 2 | Prep: 15 mins | Cooks: 5-10 mins     Per serving: 511 kcals | 7.9g fat | 2.3g sat fat | 66.4g carbs | 7g sugar | 7.1g fibre | 41.3g protein | 2.5g salt     Ingredients 300ml/10fl oz chicken stock 250ml/9 fl…

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Acai Knock-out Smoothie

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Kick start spring with this power smoothie energy booster – it’s perfect for breakfast, as an afternoon pick-me-up or whenever you need an energy recharge.     Acai Knock-out Serves: 1 | Prep: 10 mins | Cooks: None Per serving: 129 kcals | 6g fat | 2.2g sat fat | 16.7g carbs | 12.1g sugar | 2.8g fibre | 3.8g protein | 0.3g salt       Ingredients 75g…

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Squats

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Phlexd.com is not a workout site But… When a national gym chain (who we will spare the shame of naming) puts up a video guide to squat form that’s NOT good form, well, we have to have our say.     The Squat The squat is the building block of any good weight training programme, be that putting on muscle or losing fat. Aside from working some of the…

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Protein Rice Bowl

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Protein-rich Vegetarian lunch for two.   Serves: 2 | Prep: 25 mins | Cooks: 30 mins Per serving: 653 kcals | 33.9g fat | 5.9g sat fat | 71.1g carbs | 4g sugar | 8.7g fibre | 19.1g protein | 0.3g salt (Brown rice adds important fibre and fresh chilli supplies a bit of heat)   Ingredients 150g / 5 ½ oz Brown rice 2 Large eggs 70g /…

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Why Eating Right and Gym Motivation is Mental

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Is it a struggle to stay motivated and stick to a healthy eating plan?? Ever think that maybe it could be a mental thing?? An interesting little article by shape.com which may help you…. http://www.shape.com/lifestyle/mind-and-body/why-eating-right-and-gym-motivation-mental  

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Immune boosting Carrot Soup With Ginger & Turmeric

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Food is Medicine: Fight Colds With This Immune Boosting Soup. This soup is packed with antioxidants and superfood goodness that will nourish your body from the inside out. Serves 2 generous bowls Ingredients 1 Leek, washed and finely sliced 1 Stick celery finely chopped 1 Tablespoon of fresh grated ginger 1 Teaspoon fresh grated turmeric or 1/2 teaspoon of dry turmeric 600g (21oz) Carrot, thinly sliced with the skin…

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Chicken & Chickpea Power Bowl

Chicken & Chickpea Power Bowl

Need a boost….why not give yourself a double boost with our rich in protein recipe   Serves 4: | Prep: 45 mins | Cook: 35-40 mins   Per serving: 450 kcals | 20.8g fat | 35g carbs | 13g sugar | 8.1g fibre | 30.6g protein | 0.4g salt          Ingredients 400g / 14oz canned chickpeas, drained 400g / 14oz butternut squash, peeled deseeded and chopped…

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High Protein Beef and Brassica Stir-Fry

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  A high protein, quick, easy and healthy meal. Great for a post workout snack.   Serves: 4 | Prep: 8 mins | Cooks: 8-12 mins Per serving: 321 kcals | 16.9g fat | 5.6g sat fat | 14.7g carbs | 6.4g sugar | 4.2g fibre | 29.3g protein | 1.3g salt   (Add a little liquid and cover the wok or frying pan for a few minutes to…

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