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Quick and easy snacks you can have on the go!

Protein Cacao Balls with Apricot and Pistachios I like to make these up on a Sunday and keep them in the fridge for the week (they don't usually last that long in my house :D) Ingredients: 2 Cups Chopped dried apricots 1/2 Cup Chopped pistachios 1/4 Cup raw cacao powder 1/2 Cup rolled oats 1/4 Cup Vegan Protein Powder (I use vanilla or chocolate, depending on what I have at the time!) 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil Desiccated coconut to cover Instructions: 1. Soak the dried apricots in hot water for approx 15mins to help soften them. 2. Add all ingredients in a food processor and blend until well mixed. 3. Shape the mixture into balls (about 2Tbsp of mixture per ball), and roll through desicc

My top tips on what to do if you can't seem to build more muscle!

1. Learn how to effectively recruit your muscles! It won't matter what exercises you are doing if you aren't engaging your muscles correctly (and using as many as possible), it's all about the mind-body connection. 2. Your diet lacks protein. You can't build muscle if you aren't eating enough protein! To get the max benefits of your workout you need to eat a high protein snack within 30 minutes of exercising and a full meal within 2.5 hours of exercising. It's also important to get the right balance of carbs and healthy fats. 3. You aren't eating enough! This is a biggie. I'm a big fan of healthy snacks to keep you energised through the day, with no more than three hours between eating - so

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