Goji Berry Protein Smoothie

This new recipe is a unique blend of superfoods, made from carefully chosen but accessible ingredients.

It only takes 60 seconds to create in a high-speed blender.

Simply add all the ingredients below and create a delicious and nutritious smoothie.

100g dried goji berries (calcium)

85g apple (vitamin C)

65g bananas (potassium)

50g ground almonds (iron and magnesium)

25g vegan strawberry protein powder (from Bulk Powders)

10g hemp and baobab protein powder (vitamin B1)

230 ml of cold water

For a cooler taste the drink can be left in the refrigerator for an hour before stirring and consuming.

Orange and Nut Protein Smoothie

This festive orange and nut protein smoothie is creamy and nutritious, made from your favourite protein powder and healthy ingredients.

This recipe takes 60 seconds to create in a high-speed blender. 

Simply add all the ingredients below. 

160g oranges (vitamin C)

60g banana (vitamin B6 and potassium)

75g walnuts and almonds (vitamin E and manganese)

50g of my favourite pea protein powder (from Bulk Powders)

400 ml of cold water

Although not necessary, the mixture of almonds and walnuts can be pre-soaked. 

For a more refreshing taste the drink can be placed in the refrigerator for an hour before stirring and enjoying.

Cranberry and Date Protein Flapjack

Last month I attempted my first baking recipe using protein powder.

Despite some difficulty it was an enjoyable challenge, one that was ultimately successful.

Bulk Powders Flapjack

The protein-rich treat is ideal for recovery after a workout.

I experimented with almond milk and pea protein powder to find a mixture that did not adversely affect the taste.

For the full recipe visit Bulk Powders blog.



Vegan Lime Smoothie

This new recipe is a unique mixture of strong flavours. This provides a refreshing, creamy and delicious drink at any time of day.

The ground almonds were blended with the water for 60 seconds first. Then the other ingredients were added, and 60-90 seconds further in the high speed blender created the nutritious blend. I left the drink in the refrigerator for an hour to chill before enjoying.

100g ground almonds (calcium and magnesium)

200g banana (vitamin B6 and potassium)

100g spinach (vitamin A and potassium)

50g of my favourite pea protein powder

50ml maple syrup (calcium and magnesium)

100g limes (vitamin C and iron)

500 ml of cold water

Green Lime Protein Smoothie

Vegan Cranberry and Kiwi Smoothie

This new recipe is a delightful blend of frozen and dried fruit, and milled seeds. This provides a unique texture, nutritious and filling after a run.

It only takes 60 seconds to make in my high speed blender.

100g dried cranberries (antioxidants and manganese)

65g kiwis (Vitamin C and Vitamin B6)

50g frozen strawberries (Vitamin C and antioxidants)

55g of my favourite pea protein powder

20g organic milled flaxseed (fibre and Omega 3)

750 ml of cold water

Cranberry and Kiwi Protein Smoothie

Vegan Cacao Date Smoothie

This recipe is one of my favourites as the dates thicken the smoothie, whilst the mix of fruit create a sweet and delicious taste. It is a packed full of nutrition that I enjoy before and after runs.

The frozen fruit makes the smoothie cool and refreshing. It only takes 90 seconds to produce in my high speed blender.

150g pitted dates (potassium and magnesium)

65g frozen strawberries (Vitamin C and antioxidants)

60g frozen blackberries (Vitamin K and manganese)

50g frozen blueberries (Vitamin C and E)

50g of my favourite pea protein powder

20g raw cacao powder (iron and calcium)

50 ml of cold water

Date Cacao Smoothie

Easy Vegan Fruit Thick Shake

It is important to have a simple recipe that can be made quickly and supply a much needed protein boost post-run.

I always have some fruit around so I can easily blend a tasty and nutritious thick smoothie in my high speed blender. It takes as little as 90 seconds to produce.

1 large apple sliced (vitamin C and magnesium)

1 banana (vitamin B6 and potassium)

2 satsumas (vitamin A and calcium)

30g of my favourite pea protein powder

150 ml of cold water

Fig, Grape and Walnut Bars

This nutrient-rich energy bar is a delicious treat after a run, as it contains natural sugars and will hydrate you.

I first chop 220g of dried figs (antioxidants and vitamin K). I place them in a food processor with the following ingredients:

  • 270g fresh grapes (vitamin C)
  • 100g crushed walnuts (manganese and folic acid)
  • 10g milled flaxseed (vitamin B6 and Omega-3)

I spread the mixture in a loaf tin and placed it in the freezer for at least an hour. The loaf can then be cut into slices.

The bars are best eaten individually straight from the freezer as they quickly lose their shape due to the high water content.

Fig, Grape and Walnut Freezer Bars

Homemade Energy Balls

I can eat so many of these homemade treats that I always have to make more.

I first chop 250g of dates (magnesium and potassium). I then blend them in a food processor with the following ingredients:

  • 100g dried cranberries (antioxidants)
  • 55g ground almonds (vitamin E) or milled tiger nuts (fibre)
  • 50g organic cocao powder (magnesium and antioxidants)
  • 30g flaxseed (vitamin B6 and Omega-3)
  • 100g chopped prunes (potassium and copper)
  • 30g chia seeds (phosphorus and Omega-3)

I also add several tablespoons of water to bind the mixture.

I then roll into 15 equally sized squidgy balls and freeze them for several hours before devouring.

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