The Protein Life

What are Protein Muffins? The Protein Bread Co.’s Protein muffin mixes come in two varieties: sweet (original) and savoury. Both Protein Muffin mixes help you to essentially create guilt free versions of your favourite muffins that are both high in protein and low in carbs. How do I make these Protein Muffins? Both the sweet… View Article
Protein plays an integral role in our bodies – that’s why we rave about it so much and ensure we have lots of it in our products! From weight loss to muscle gain, protein is crucial in our diets. But there’s also more to protein than we might know so here are 7 fun facts… View Article
What is protein? Protein is one of three macro nutrients which provide energy to the body – the other two are carbohydrates and fats. Each gram of protein contains 4 calories, the same as each gram of carbohydrate where fats contain 9 calories to a gram.  A person’s body is made up of around 15-20g… View Article
It’s easy to overlook every day foods that actually are significantly high in protein and can provide our bodies with more fuel than we might at first think. There are many reasons why foods high in protein are good, namely because they keep us fuller for longer, they help us to achieve our goals in… View Article
You may have read my ‘How do I Stop Eating Sugar’ article and be looking to reduce your sugar intake with recipes that are fulfilling and tasty but have a low sugar content. If this is the case, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re looking for a snack or inspiration for breakfast or… 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
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
Many modern restaurants and eateries are becoming more accustomed to dealing with, and catering for, a variety of different eating habits, intolerances and allergies. If you’re on a low carb, high protein diet, there is a strong possibility that restaurants will cater to this too. Without announcing that you are on a low carb diet,… 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
What is your daily recommended protein intake? It’s the big question that’s been asked and answered many times with differing responses. So now what? There is a simple formula that can be used to work approximately how much protein your body actually needs and I’ll get to that in just a sec. First let’s go through… 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