2018 Active Fitness

Chocolate Nut Ice Cream

Serves 6

Ingredients

500g 0% total Greek yoghurt (use a dairy free yoghurt if preferred)

2 medium sized ripe bananas, sliced

50g chocolate flavour whey protein

1 tsp vanilla essence

10g dark chocolate (70% cocoa), finely chopped

20g chopped hazelnuts

Method

  • Put the yoghurt, banana, whey protein and vanilla essence in a blender.

  • Pulse until creamy.

  • Stir in the dark chocolate and nuts.

  • Divide into 6 small freezer proof pots.

  • Freeze for at least 2 hours.

  • Remove from freezer 15 minutes before serving.

Method

  • Preheat your oven to 190˚C.

  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

  • In a large bowl, mash the bananas. Add all of the other ingredients and mix thoroughly. Pour the mixture onto the tray and flatten with a spoon.

  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

  • Allow to cool on a rack, then chop into 9 pieces.

  • Store in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 4 days.

  • on each side.

Top Tip: 200g blueberries will work as an alternative to the banana. It also reduces the carbs.

Bacon & Egg Frittata

Serves 1

Ingredients

3 eggs, yolks and whites separated

7g organic butter

2 rashers bacon (preferably unprocessed), diced

Sprinkle parsley (optional)

Method

  • Preheat oven to 175˚C.

  • Beat the egg whites in a bowl, until stiff peaks form.

  • In a separate bowl, beat the yolks and half of the butter together.

  • Gently melt the remaining butter or oil in a pan and set aside.

  • In a medium sized skillet, fry the bacon until crispy. Remove from pan.

  • Gently fold the egg yolks and bacon into the egg whites.

  • Pour the batter back into the skillet so that it covers the base of the pan evenly. Cook on a medium heat for 2 minutes, then bake in the oven for 15 minutes.

  • Remove the souffle gently from the skillet, loosening with a spatula.

  • Garnish with a sprinkle of parsley (optional).

Suggestion: Try to use unprocessed bacon, preferably cured with natural ingredients, that contains no added artificial ingredients or preservatives. Ideally sourced from a local butcher or farm shop