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Breakfast of Champions (Oats & Whey Protein)

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and what you decide to eat will shape it.

A good breakfast can help you keep focused throughout the day, fuels you up till lunchtime and gives your brain the energy it needs to function properly.

Not only does a good breakfast control your appetite and stops you from snacking throughout the morning it all so energizes us as when you eat a healthy breakfast as it kick starts your body chemistry.

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Who said Easter eggs have to be made of chocolate?

Its Easter time and we all know what that means…………….. eggs! eggs! eggs!

But who says Easter eggs have to be chocolate? Here at Velocity PT Academy we look at mixing it up this Easter and swapping chocolate for a fitness lover’s best friend, the humble egg.

You probably know that eggs are a fantastic source of protein and various micronutrients, including riboflavin, phosphorous, and selenium.

So here we have for you a recipe that will make your taste buds go nuts. This Omelette has so much going on that its more of a nutritional element than a part of the flavor profile.

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Spicy Peanut Turkey Goulash

 This recipe is what I call hungry-man food! Hearty and able to satisfy a ravenous appetite. It’s also yummy and very easy to make. You can add whatever vegetables you want, and adapt the spices to your tastes. For example, if you don’t have cumin or red curry paste, you can substitute red pepper flakes or hot oil. This dish is best served with either brown rice or a salad.

Ingredients (Serves 5)

  • 480g of minced Turkey
  • 500g of frozen green peas
  • 130g peanut butter
  • 350ml water
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons of red curry paste
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of brown sugar

Directions to cook:

In a large nonstick pan, cook the minced turkey until it has lost its pink colour, and then add in frozen peas. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally

Add in your 350ml of water, the red curry paste, cumin and brown sugar. Ensure that you mix this in well together.

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Recipe – Honey Glazed Pork Chops

Want a macro friendly version of an old favorite? We have it here for you! The combination of honey, cinnamon, and applesauce makes a nice glaze for pork chops. Enjoy these with rice, using the pan juices as a gravy.

Ingredients: (Serves 4)

4 extra-lean pork chops or pork cutlets, well trimmed about 150g each

2 tablespoons of honey

57g applesauce

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

Salt and pepper as desired

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Instructions:

1) In a small bowl, combine the honey, applesauce, and cinnamon (and salt and pepper as desired).

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