Quinoa – A Superfood You Should Know

Delicious vegetarian quinoa salad with bell pepper, cucumber and tomatoes. Quinoa - superfood salad

It’s time to get familiar with quinoa, it’s nutritional value, the health benefits it can provide and the best way to integrate quinoa into a well-balanced diet. Quinoa – nutrition’s well-kept secret The first item to address is how to pronounce quinoa – think KEEN-wah and not kwin-oh-ah. The correct pronounciation has been an item … Read more

High Protein Banana Bread Recipe

High Protein Banana Bread Loaf, wrapped in brown paper and string, on a wooden table

Banana bread is a staple of cafes and bakeries the length and breadth of Australia and for good reason. It’s delicious and filling. And if you follow our high protein banana bread recipe, it can be virtually guilt-free as well! Many of us view banana bread as a healthy snack. After all, it’s got fruit … Read more

Easy Banana Oats Protein Pancakes

Banan oats protein pancakes recipe with fresh strawberries and nuts

In this delicious and simple recipe, bananas and oats are blitzed in the blender to make irresistibly fluffy protein pancakes. Confession time. I’ve been hearing about high protein pancakes made from naturally sweet, ripe bananas and low GI rolled oats, all knocked together in a blender, and it got me thinking. The idea of a … Read more

Eat the Rainbow with 4 Yummy Protein Bowls

Protein Bowls - Green Machine Protein Bowl garnished with kiwi, strawberries and passionfruit

Perfect to get you going in the morning as a quick and healthy breakfast. Ideal as a light lunch or energy boosting post-workout top up. Protein bowls are great any time of day. Is there an ingredient more fabulous than the humble banana? This nutrient-rich fruit contains decent amounts of Vitamins B6 and C, as … Read more

No Bake Peanut Butter Choc Protein Bars

No Bake Peanut Butter Choc Protein Bars - healthy and delicious

Chocolate and peanut butter – it’s a classic combo for a reason. And even better, if you choose your ingredients wisely, it’s a pretty healthy option as well. A sweet treat that you simply mix together and chuck in the fridge for an hour? We’re into that. A delicious snack that’s packed full of protein … Read more

Glycemic Index

Lots of different types of bread, all high on the glycemic index

What is the Glycemic Index? Glycemic index (abbreviated to GI) is a way of classifying carbohydrate foods according to their effect on blood glucose. It is of special significance to people with diabetes, but there is also evidence that GI has health implications for people in general (so there are high and low GI but … Read more

Nutrient-dense food swaps

Mixed image of various healthy foods

Losing weight could be as easy as skipping a couple of common foods and substituting these eight easy (and skinnier) choices. Dropping kilos – and keeping them off – isn’t just about cutting kilojoules. The key is to choose more nutrient-dense foods, that is, foods that provide the most nutrition for the number of kilojoules … Read more