“Fakeaway” Chicken Satay

Ingredients: 600g chicken breasts, sliced in half** 2.5 tsp. peanut butter 4 tsp. lime juice 2.5 tsp. soy sauce 2.5 garlic cloves 10 stalks of fresh coriander 1.5 red chilli pepper, deseeded 100ml water A good pinch of black pepper 200g rice 9 spring onions, finely chopped 1 tsp. ginger Coconut Oil for Frying Pinch of…

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Gluten-free scotch eggs

Ingredients: 7 large eggs 450g sausage meat 25g parmesan cheese 25g coconut flour Salt & Pepper ¼ tsp garlic powder 1 egg, beaten oil for frying Method: Place the eggs in a saucepan with cold water, bring to a boil for 4 minutes. Turn off heat and let them sit in the hot water for five…

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Fake-away Chinese one-pot chicken

Ingredients: 750g chicken breast, cut into small chunks 450g linguine, cut in half 4 carrots grated 1 small onion, chopped 1 bunch green onions, cut 3 inches long 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 and half tsp (low sodium) soy sauce 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp corn starch 950ml vegetable or chicken broth Method: Cook chicken on medium heat for…

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Turkey Chilli

Ingredients: 450g ground turkey 400g tin of chilli beans 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 1 green chilli, finely chopped 1 small onion, chopped 400g tin of red kidney beans Recipe: Brown meat and cook onions. If using a slow cooker, add everything in and allow to cook for at least 6 hours on low. If you’re using the pan,…

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Food Allergies and Intolerance

Food allergies and intolerance’s are two totally different things, amongst the grapevine on the internet it is said that food allergies are caused by eating the same food too much. This is not true. Another ridiculous idea is that if you cut out that certain food for 6 weeks is that the allergy will go…

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What’s the big deal about drinking water?

Why is water important Absolute training and nutrition explain why Most people underestimate the importance of water. It appears as though there is a massive gap in understanding and knowledge of hydration and its positive effects on your body. Did you know that a 2% drop in hydration can cause a small body but critical…

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Let’s Talk About Cortisol

Morning cortisol release helps promote fat mobilisation. In the presence of high insulin levels cortisol tends to promote fat accumulation. In part this is one of the reasons some suggest not having carbs with breakfast.

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Soy and why you should avoid it

Nutrition is key to great health. Its also a very confusing subject. People are told this is good for you that is bad for you, which just adds to the confusion. There is one food source that many consume under the impression that it’s healthy.

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Alcohol and Fat Loss

Alcohol and Fat Loss As an exercise and nutrition coach, I help clients achieve optimum health, and also become leaner and fitter. I do this through correct exercise prescription and optimal nutrition. The funny thing is most clients don’t have a problem with hard exercise, strength training or even nutrition. However nine out of ten…

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Why you crave sugar the your menstrual cycle

Barnstaple Personal Trainer Wayne Large Explains Why you crave sugar during the menstrual cycle. Hey guys, hope you are all doing well, and your fat loss/fitness goals are all on track (if not you know where to find us) this week I want to address the ladies. So ladies I am going to talk about…

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