When I think about making a low carb meal, the first question I ask myself, is what do I fancy to eat? For me, eating is about enjoyment and satisfaction. You have to enjoy eating something and feel satisfied afterwards, or for me, I end up eating rubbish and feeling disappointed. Food is what I… View Article
Whether it’s 3pm and you’re doing the afternoon snack run, you’ve stopped at a petrol station to re-fuel yourself and your car or you’re in the city and you’re hungry – the supermarket/shop can be very dangerous, especially on an empty stomach. With aisles filled with tasty and tempting treats, or the opposite, limited shelves… View Article
When you think of ‘low carb’ foods, you may think of those with bland flavour or little appeal but this is where you’re wrong. As the demand for low carb foods increase, there has been a rise in satisfying low-carb friendly foods in the market. However, many everyday foods that we dismiss or don’t think… View Article
Are you looking to increase your protein intake? I have gathered a list of 20 foods that are high in protein – some of which may surprise you. You don’t need to just get your intake from protein drinks as many everyday foods contain high amounts of protein and can be incorporated to your everyday… View Article
Smoothies are great all year round; they’re quick to make as post workout fuel or can be a good snack to keep you going during the day. You can add greens and disguise them easily, you can pack a lot of protein in and you they can keep you hydrated. One downside of smoothie however… View Article
Whenever I am unsure of what to have for dinner, chicken is that one staple that pops into my head as a default. There is so much that you can do with chicken, I would even go as far as saying it is the most versatile meat out there. Saying that, sometimes it is hard… View Article
It’s Friday night, Pizza is on the menu, but how do you keep it healthy? Adding the right pizza toppings can significantly keep the calorie count down and can also make your pizza a lot healthier. Whether you’re making your own pizza using our Protein Pizza Base, or eating pizza out at a restaurant, we… View Article
Eating fruit is one of life’s pleasures, it’s sweet, it’s juicy and can provide a great snack on the go. Fruits have many natural benefits such as being a great source of dietary fibre; they also contain essential nutrients and vitamins and are generally low in fat and sodium. Fruit is normally avoided by those… View Article
When it’s 3pm and your hunger pangs hits, the sensible and healthy choices you have made all morning can go out of the window as you start imagining all of the things you might fancy to eat. I like to have a mental list of a few go-to high protein snacks to ensure I make… View Article
Protein makes up a crucial part of our diet; not only because every cell in our body contains it, but it also helps with repairing cells and making new ones. Eating high protein foods and increasing protein in our daily food intake can help us feel fuller for longer, as protein (the food group) takes… View Article
We all know that sauces can make or break the dinner you have been thinking about all day. When you’re hungry (or perhaps ‘hangry’), it’s good to have a bank of recipes to rely on to spice up a mid-week meal.  Unfortunately, many shop bought sauces and dips that we think may be healthy are… View Article
Ever wondered what cheeses were the highest in Protein? Cheese is a great addition to any meal or as a snack on its own to bump up your Protein intake without also increasing your Carb intake. At The Protein Bread Co, we love melting Edam or Swiss on Protein Bread for the perfect Grilled Cheese,… View Article
Turns out your ‘low carb’ snack may not be as low carb as you thought… Nuts are typically seen as a convenient low carb option, but they’re not all created equal when it comes to their carb content. This list is in descending order of carb content, and we’ve also included a bit of a nutrient… View Article