The Protein Life

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
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
Now that the winter weather has started to hit, the craving for a smoothie for breakfast and a summer salad at lunch time has gone. When it’s cold outside you want something hot and hearty to fulfil you during the day and warm up your insides. We have collated our top 5 high protein and… 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
For when you’re short on time for meal prep, these supermarket snacks each give you a decent serve of protein, but without all the chemically ingredients you often find in ‘high protein’ snacks. Don’t worry, tinned tuna not included. By in-house Nutritionist Melissa Fine.   Chia Co Cacao Dark Chia Pod A great grab-and-go option,… View Article