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Need that 3pm pick me up?

24-05-2013

Many snacks involve too much prep time, but this quick fix takes no more than 10 minutes and  will help re-energise you! These peanut butter protein balls taste like chocolate chip cookie dough but offer the ideal blend of protein and carbs you need to get you through the day. Roll these up ahead of time, and pop one or two in between your meals to top up the fuel in your body’s tank. INGREDIENTS: – 1/3 cup natural peanut butter- 1/4 cup honey or agave nectar- 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder- 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed- 3 tablespoons dark chocolate chips (70% cocoa) DIRECTIONS: 1. Mix …
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Can you help?

21-05-2013

Sometimes I feel small and insignificant compared to the vastness of the world and really think, ‘what difference can I make? there’s just too much!? what can a single person do??’ and then i try and remember this. that sometimes its the little things you can do. And I remind myself of the ‘ripple effect’. That lets say today i do something so small as just make 3 different people smile and put them in a good mood  so now these 3 people who are happier from the encounter. Now lets say they affect another 3 people each with their …
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Crispy Roasted Chili Lime Chickpeas

16-05-2013

These roasted chickpeas are sooo delicious, you’ll forget how good they are for you! Chickpeas are a rich source of fibre, low glycemic (G.I) carbohydrates, folate and vegetable protein – they also contain good amounts of manganese, phosphorus and iron. In fact, a half cup serving of cooked chickpeas contains 6.2 grams of fibre, 7 grams of high-quality plant protein and 35% of the RDA for folate – wrapped up in a mere 134 calories. They will keep you fuller for longer, and won’t go ‘straight to your thighs!’ Ingredients 1 ½ cups dry chickpeas or 3 cups cooked and …
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