Food Trends

20 Feb 2017

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20 Feb 2017

Food Trends

Nourish Bowl!

What you eat will make or break your fitness results so if you aren’t happy with your current body then I’ll bet that your diet could use some improvement.

What is a Nourish Bowl? It’s a simple meal that consists of greens, protein, healthy fat, veggies, healthy carbs and various flavour adds.

A Nourish Bowl could be enjoyed for any meal of the day, is quick to assemble, and is the perfect alternative to high calorie take-away meals.

Build Your Own Nourish Bowl

Below are the ingredient categories that make up a successful Nourish Bowl. Select one item from each category to customise your very own meal.

Start with Greens: A healthy serving of daily greens is essential for good health, and so our Nourish Bowl always begins here. Your greens may be cooked or raw, whichever you are in the mood for.

Spinach

Kale

Collards

Rocket

Lettuce

Micro Greens

Sprouts

Mustard Greens

Add Protein: Protein is important for supporting your fitness progress, in addition to providing you with usable energy to power your day. Be sure to vary the protein that you choose from time to time.

Egg

Beans

Lentils

Fish

Chicken

Beef

Pork

Add Healthy Fat: It’s vital that your diet be rich in healthy fats so don’t skip this category! Healthy fats help to keep you satiated, a benefit that will pay off in fewer calories consumed over the long haul. No more energy crashes in the afternoon!

Avocado

Nuts

Seeds

Olive oil

Olives

Add Veggies: Colourful, vibrant, organic, seasonal vegetables become the star of this meal. Take time to chop or dice your fresh veggies into a pleasing size before adding to your bowl.

Courgette

Bell peppers

Cucumber

Tomatoes

Cauliflower

Radish

Snap peas

Cabbage

Carrots

Parsnips

Any other veggie of your choice

Add Healthy Carbohydrates: Wholesome carbohydrates are important for maintaining that pep of energy in your step, so be sure to include a serving of one of the following in your bowl.

Quinoa

Sweet Potato

Brown or Wild Rice

Beans

Corn

Peas

Try adding your favourite fresh herbs or dressings to increase the flavour and enjoy-ability of the bowl.

Chopped fresh herbs

Dried herbs

Homemade dressing

Homemade sauce

Vinegar

Hummus

Lemon juice

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The health and fitness industry is saturated with do’s and don’ts, what to eat, what not to eat, endless new diets that are the current trend that seem to change every month! We often hear people refer to ‘its simple, calories in v’s calories out – which yes we do agree with this to a certain extent but it’s also the value of those calories that really count and that can really change your body from inside to out.

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Please Note: The material on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice. Always consult your doctor before beginning any diet or exercise program.