I love my home made pancakes and not keen on cafe or restaurant made I am afraid. Not that I am a chef or any pancake expert. I can make them how I like though, not too sweet, with some substance to fill me and fuel me too!
We all want to keep well hydrated and perform at our best, whether on the sporting field or sitting at our desk. So when and how much sports drink is needed? And who needs them, if at all?
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Quark yoghurt- what is it?
I first ate quark when holidaying in Germany last December and loved it's creamy, thick texture and mild flavour. I found it was served in bowls on the breakfast buffet like we would find natural yoghurt. I was excited to find it in the supermarket in Australia.
Quark is a combination of cheese and yoghurt cultures, so we call it yoghurt, but it is something in between. It involves a Swedish style fermentation process,...
It can be hard to find a nourishing snack, to go with a coffee or cup of tea or to have for recovery after exercise. Here is one a friend shared with me. Her family look forward to this muesli slice in their lunches. If dark chocolate is added to the bottom, it is like a delicious Florentine. read on for the recipe and to see why this is so nutritious!
My Kangaroo mince 3 in 1 creation
It is great when you can find a recipe that can be modified easily to make, a different meal. Time saver and keeps the excitement of dinner alive.
This is an easy, economical recipe, packed with lean protein and plenty of vegetables!
Have a go and let me know!
Life as an AFL player is busy. Recovery sessions, meetings, video watching, physio, massage, dietitian, player appearances, sleep monitoring, training just to name a few and then a game all in one week before it all repeats. A player needs to be organised, otherwise nutrition just falls by the way side.
Bradley Hill impressed me with his meal preparation, so I asked him to share a little
Simone: When I first met you Luke, you were not a fan of having your skinfold measurements taken. The target skinfold levels were a struggle to reach and diet was not a major priority.
Luke: I was a young kid who was just playing football but not so much into the professional side like diet. I probably drank too much and ate too much!
A journey to the Australian Institute of Sport for the Men's Health magazine's Man of the Year competition had me running the Pure Warrior protein pancake challenge with the six finalists, Tim, Tony, Jed, Darcy, Radek and Ben to see who could make the best recovery pancake.
Simone likes to share her expert nutrition advice. Read more