What is protein and how much should we be eating?

The current UK recommendation for protein intake is 0.75 -1.0/kg of bodyweight per day for adults of the general population to moderately active individuals.  This can increase up to 1.2-1.7g/kg/d for those involved in strength and endurance sport at an elite level. (1) The recommendations are the same for women and men, so some examples of the calculations: For a…
Adam McGill
11th February 2019

Sweet Potato & Mixed Bean Quesadillas

Information 2 of your 5 a day, a source of protein, fibre, iron and folate. Serves 4-5 Ready in less than 30 minutes Less 500kcals per portion Cheap and easy Vegetarian Ingredients 1 sweet potato, small diced 2tsp rapeseed oil 1 red pepper, sliced 2 onions, finely sliced 200g tin of kidney beans, in water 200g tin of sweetcorn, in water…
Adam McGill
11th October 2018

Quinoa Salad With Pomegranate Molasses and Feta

Information Serves 2 Vegetarian meal but could easily add grilled chicken or salmon Ready in 20 minutes High in protein and healthy fats Provides at least 1 of your 5 a day Can customise the vegetables used to suit own preference Ingredients: 100g uncooked Quinoa 1 ripe sliced avocado 100g sliced cucumber 60g crumbled feta 50g pomegranate seeds 1 tsp…
Adam McGill
11th October 2018

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