beef & spinach stir fry

Stir fried beef & spinach

We thought we’d try something slightly different and post a savoury recipe instead of a sweet one for you to try. This meal is super quick, low in fat and high in nutrition. Here’s what we did:   Ingredients:   Extra lean beef (400g) Ginger (thumb sized piece) Garlic (2 cloves) Soy sauce (2 tbsp)…

Ketogenic diet

The ketogenic diet – a review

For three months, Racefully team member Sarah followed the Ketogenic diet. It’s a high fat, moderate protein and very low carbohydrate regime, designed to force your body to burn fat instead of carbs.   It’s wise to check with a doctor before following any diet plan that cuts out food groups. Here’s what she thought:…

Oat & Sultana cookies

Oat & sultana cookies

Racefully team member Sarah followed Deliciously Ella’s recipe for chewy sultana cookies, and they turned out fabulously! Oats are a fantastic slow-release energy source that keep you feeling full and the best thing about this recipe is that there’s no need for any fancy ingredients or equipment. These cookies are made from ingredients that most…

Raw chocolate protein brownies

Raw protein chocolate brownies

In celebration of national chocolate week and because we’re such fun-loving souls, we hit the kitchen yet again to bring you another of our deliciously easy recipes.   Using only four ingredients and one piece of equipment, these little brownie squares took just 10 minutes to make and are the perfect homemade snack to whip…

Assortment of vitamin pills

The health benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a chemical that helps our bodies to absorb nutrients like calcium and phosphates. Basically, it’s important for strengthening our bones, teeth and immune systems. Vitamin D is unusual because we make it in our skin rather than eating it in food. The best way for our bodies to produce vitamin D is…

caramel macadamia nut treats

Clean caramel & macadamia nut treats!

We’ve been making treats again! It’s incredible what can be done¬†with such few ingredients and a lot of imagination. Racefully team member Tara gathered every unrefined sweet ingredient she could find in her kitchen and decided to make something yummy. The result was mouthwatering! Here is the recipe for our clean, no bake, caramel and…

Diet

Losing & gaining weight – how it actually works

  If you have a goal associated with your bodyweight, it’s either to lose, gain or maintain it, right? There are millions of different ways of achieving these goals, but they all revolve around the same scientific principles.   Calories Everyone has uttered the word “calorie”, probably many times. But how many people actually know…

Healthy cookie dough truffles

Raw, healthy cookie dough protein truffles!

Yes, you did read that correctly! Racefully team member Tara spent some time experimenting with healthy ingredients to make some healthy chocolate chip cookie dough truffles! They’re gluten free, dairy free and even refined sugar free (I KNOW, RIGHT?!). Here is the recipe: Makes about 18 INGREDIENTS – 50g of cookies and cream whey protein…

Pre run breakfast - fruit juice, cereal, berries, yoghurt

What is the perfect pre morning run breakfast?

For those of us who love to run in the morning, breakfast is something we’ve all had a good think about. Different people will have different formulas that work for them, so we’re here to give you the facts about how the body digests different food groups and how this can affect our runs. Step…